We Must Be Without Our Brain Essay

1376 Words Sep 9th, 2016 6 Pages
One of the most important yet least commonly considered questions is where would we be without our brain? We tend to forget that without our brains controlling every aspect of our lives, we would be nothing more than a frame of bones decorated with skin. Our brains provide us with our personalities, intelligence, thoughts, dreams, and so much more. For something so giving, the least we can do is care for our brain as much as it cares for us. However, sometimes that is harder than it seems. As a college student, I can say from first-hand experience that one of our most common mistakes when caring for our brains is depriving it of a proper night 's sleep. Between assignments, social lives, and all of college’s other responsibilities who really has the time?
It was my junior year of high school and, like most of my peers, I had no idea what I was going to have for breakfast the next morning, let alone what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I was not bothered by the thought that I really had no plans for myself, that is until I realized that junior year was when I suddenly had to decide between colleges and, even worse, majors. Panic began to set in until one day I received an invitation in the mail. Assuming it was just a scam, I quickly skimmed the contents of the letter signed by Richard Rossi, Executive Director of the Congress of Future Medical Leaders. The Congress was a weekend-long conference for students interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. I had…

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