What Is My Role Model Essay

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Around a young age I did not have many role models that actually succeeded in school. The majority of them ended up dropping out because they said that they we’re not capable of doing it. So you can say that I was pretty much clueless as to what I was going to do with my life. There was no one around at home to help me with the work that I did not understand, and because of this I struggled to grasp things that others may have found that task very simple. Although I struggled with these things I did not allow that to prevent me from succeeding. When I was younger I always thought that I had the perfect life. A nice home, two loving parents, as well as three loving siblings. That was soon cut short when my parents split. My mother and siblings …show more content…
It was late in the year that I was summoned by the TRIO representatives from CSUN. When I arrived there they explained to me what exactly was TRIO, and they also wanted to know what my plans were for the future. At that point I was not sure about anything, and it seemed to me like I was back to square one. I told them that I was clueless about everything and that I was considering community college since I thought I didn’t have the potential to go to any other sorts of colleges. But they told me otherwise. They said that I have the grades to go to a CSU, UC or even a private university. So I began my search. I began my college search during summer vacation, but I wasn’t really sure what I was looking for, so I based it off of something that I was really passionate about, which was science. I began to look for majors as well, and went for Biology. I based my search on my major and distance, and ended up with CSUN, HPU and …show more content…
So I went to the TRIO representatives for some advice, and they told me that I could always transfer to any college, or do the National Student Exchange program. In the end I choose CSUN because I felt like it was the best choice for me. When October came I applied for CSUN and eagerly awaited for an acceptance. On February 11 while waiting for my tennis practice to start I took the opportunity to check my email. The first email that I open was one that I got from CSUN. At first I thought it would have been some reminder, or something like that along the lines, but when I read what the email had said I couldn’t believe it. I was in such shock that I told my coach to read it for me to make sure that I wasn’t misinterpreting the email, and told that I wasn’t. I was so happy that I didn’t even know how to respond to it until I got home and told my mom, were we both cried tears of joy. The day after being admitted I did everything that needed to be done in order to stay on top of things. Once everything that needed to be done was complete I felt much more at ease, but slightly nervous. The only reason why I was nervous was because of I was going to a completely new place that I was unfamiliar with. Not just that, but also because I was not sure what courses I would/should

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