College Admissions Essay: Responsibility Begins with Me

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The Cycle of Responsibility Begins with Me

I believe that it is the responsibility of every student who has received an education in a state school to give something back to the state. This state contains many institutions that offer curricula of quality primary education and is home to several above-average secondary or college institutions as well. Students who receive the state's gift of education should show their gratitude by using that knowledge to improve their community.

Having lived in a small, rural community, I have long desired improvements for my own hometown. It has long been a fact that very few people who live in my community gain a college education. I plan on earning a bachelor's degree in Aerospace
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By increasing the prestige of that center, I could contribute to the attraction of more businesses to the area. This would increase the amount of jobs and resources that would be available to my state, therefore, providing a better quality of life.

At some point in the future, I would like to run for public office. This, of course, will be a more achievable goal after having improved myself by obtaining an education. With the authority of a political office, there would be even more opportunities to improve the quality of life for those living in my community. Again, an extensive education would greatly contribute to my ability to do so.

In addition to political aspects of improvement, I would take great pleasure in seeing preservation of our state's natural resources. Being an outdoorsman, there are many historic and natural places near my home that I would love to see protected. As an adult, I can devote my resources to founding parks and having sites maintained. This would increase both the aesthetic and the environmental characteristics of my community.

With my salary, I could provide a nice home for my family and simultaneously increase the value of land surrounding my own. I could donate money to the local community and build some amenities that would draw the community closer together. I could start community action groups that would help to improve the lives of the less fortunate in my

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