December 10th, 2010
Most Significant Event in My Life Life seems to take many twists and turns that somehow mesh into each other to form a chaotic knot of happenings. All of these occurrences are supposed to shape you into a wiser more experienced person. Many people can even pin point the exact moment in their life which was forever changed by a single event. When that event happens it becomes an unforgettable memory for you and teaches you a lesson that becomes one of the basic guidelines in your life. The event that forever changed me and was most significant to me was when I decided what I planned on doing for the rest of my life; choosing my major. I knew exactly what I would plan on doing my
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I went to the closest club, filled out an application, met with my mentor, and began within the next month. I volunteered three times a week for a month adding up to more than 50 hours of community service with those kids. The things I did included teaching them to read, write, and play basketball. When I had to place all this information into a power point and present it to advisors and parents, I presented it with full confidence. It was, hands down, one of the best experiences I could have gone through in order to set my declared Sociology major in stone and become a Social Worker in the future. After my presentation was finished, the feedback I got from my panel made my final decision complete. The response that got to me most was what my advisor, Ms. Lewis said to me, “You’re one of the seniors that I can tell want to have this project be your career path without anything or anyone getting in the way.” It’s easy to remember something someone says to you that’s meaningful, even if it’s sentences and sentences long, because it sticks to your brain. Her support and the support of another teacher of mine made my senior project and declared major be one of my greatest accomplishments so far in my life.
The other teacher I mentioned, Mr. Fosberg, was my Sociology teacher my senior year. His class and what he taught us were another factor I included in my overall decision to become a Sociology major. I was only in his class for a