Essay on Succeeding Is A Truly Rewarding Feeling

1169 Words Apr 13th, 2016 null Page
Dreams, everyone has some sort of life-ambition or goal that they would like to have in their life. As children we look at the whole world with wonder-filled eyes and ambition; yet, as we age pursuing one’s own goals often gets put on the back burner. Life happens, people get married. They end up having kids, and the hope of landing that dream career gets increasingly distant. We tell ourselves that we will get to it, but often we fall short. As humans, we have the capacity to do and create wondrous things. Knowing of this capacity gives us the desire to go out and get what we truly want; however, as we begin pushing towards our desires we run into conflict. Life has a special way of creating obstacles and barriers to one’s dreams. Although life is exhausting and it is difficult to accomplish the feats that one aims at; succeeding is a truly rewarding feeling.
This year I got very serious about a dream of my own. I have a dream of getting in a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. However, I was not sure how I was going to make this happen. My first couple years at university, I did not know what I wanted. I was content getting by. I was not failing courses, but my grades were not necessarily something that I could say I was proud of. My mantra was the old saying “C’s get degrees” and although C’s might get a Bachelor’s degree they will not get one into a respectable graduate program. Due to my own foolishness, I had placed a huge barrier to my goal before I even began…

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