College Admissions Essay: My Greatest Accomplishments In My Life

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I have accomplished many things in my life that have taught me lessons of perseverance, patience, responsibility and adaptability. The three accomplishments that stand out the most in my mind are my temple marriage, bearing and raising children and completing the Pathway program. I was sealed for time and all eternity in the Mesa, Arizona Temple on February 3, 2000. It was a life goal of mine since I was a little girl. Even though I had some setbacks and had to refocus and get my life back on track, I felt a great sense of satisfaction knowing my persistence had paid off. Accomplishing this goal taught me life lessons on sacrifice, obedience, courage and dedication. Even though my 3 children are still at home and I am in the process of raising them, they are included as my biggest accomplishments. My children aren 't perfect but as I see them grow into productive and independent young adults, who make good decisions for themselves, I know …show more content…
Along with these accomplishments came failures that set me back but I was able to overcome and conquer. My temple marriage, children and the Pathway program are three substantial accomplishments in my life because of the sacrifice, tears, and dedication it took to complete them.

Me in 30 Seconds My name is Melissa Parry and I am currently working on my Bachelors Degree at BYU-I in Business Management. I have 16 years experience in Accounting, Payroll and HR. My skills include managing payables and receivables, figuring time cards and completing payroll for 250 employees, timely filing of 941, 401K and HSA payments, and organizing employee files. I am certified and proficient in QuickBooks with 13 years experience. I enjoy working with others, have a sense of humor and I am highly motivated. I am confident I will be an asset to your company.

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