Why I Didn 't For Law School Essay

978 Words Oct 29th, 2015 4 Pages
One morning as I was putting on my Nike shoes to start my run, I reflected on my life thus far. Winston Churchill said “The farther back you can look, the farther back you are likely to see.” Ten years ago, today, I would not have imagined applying for law school. I have always been a realistic and evaluator. I never wanted to do anything without putting my best foot forward. And I promised myself I would never start anything that I could not finish. So, I decided it was time to just do it. I know this will sound much like a contradiction, but much of my life I have always been fascinated with law. When my fascination began, I cannot remember. I had a very active life as a youth and throughout my teenage years, but, somewhere in between playing sports and reading crime and mystery books I fell in love. My brother continuous run in with the law also gave me a deeper desire to want understand criminals, how they thought, the criminal justice system and how factors in society affected levels of crime. I enjoyed learned psychology as well trying to understand the mental mindset and physical behavior traits associated with individuals who committed crimes more often. Through my coursework in school I was never as good in other subjects as I was in my field of study. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

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