The Importance Of A Goal Can Be Accomplished Through Hard Work And Motivation

775 Words Mar 24th, 2016 4 Pages
I believe that a goal can be accomplished through hard work and motivation. Since childhood my dream is to become someone who can help low income communities improve their living conditions and diminish the negative stereotypes that portray them. As an undocumented, as a woman, as Latina, but more as a human being, I have worked hard to get into college to be the someone that I have dream of.
I want to go to law school to become a defense lawyer because I want to represent those who do not have many resources. In the Criminal Justice System, minority groups are misrepresented because they do not have enough money to pay for good lawyers. I want to double major in criminology and psychology to learn about the law and how I can help people with mental disorders. Most of the criminals come from poor and violent environments. I believe that by becoming a defense lawyer I will be able to give the accusers the help they need instead of putting them in jail.
For me getting into college is one step closer to my dream of becoming a person that will help her community. In order to accomplish my dream, I had to study hard and kept my grades up in high school. During high school I was the student of the month several times. I was also in the Principle Honor’s Roll and I was rank number one in my class year for three years. I was also a semi-finalist for the Posse Scholarship. My academic achievement is really for me because it makes me feel like I’ m breaking up the negative…

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