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My junior year of highschool, I failed to grow grass three times. My environmental science teacher informed us that we would be growing grass in our own terrariums. I had tried growing plants at home multiple times with no success, and thus, informed my teacher that I might struggle with this assignment. He assured me that I was doing well in the class and that he had never had a student fail the assignment. However, as the week went on and my peers began to watch their grass emerge, my terrarium was bare. I ended up planting new seeds, but again, no grass. Instead a thick layer of mold covered the terrarium. My peers, whose grass was now so tall they were cutting it with scissors, laughed at my attempts. My teacher, completely dumbfounded at this point, told me that if I wanted to stop, he would not dock any points from my project and assume the seeds were not viable. Still dedicated to growing the grass, I tried a third time. I stayed after school and worked to carefully make a new terrarium and plant seeds. I anxiously checked on them every day, and then one day a little green stem poked out of the …show more content…
Louis Zoo, research in the Everglades, and equine work. Through these experiences, I have been able to observe and participate in many difficult surgeries, euthanasias, conservation and invasive eradication, animal interactions and daily care. Having a diverse variety of animal experience has helped me to have a deeper understanding of the veterinary medicine profession. By working in different environments, I have gained a better understanding of what kind of work best suits my abilities and interests. I understand that veterinary work could mean early mornings, getting messy, hard work with seemingly little reward, and working with both frustrated animals and people. I feel confident in my ability to work in such a strenuous

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