Experience

What experience or encounter do you bring to the diversity of college?


When I started high school, like most freshmen, I was unsure of what I wanted to study in college. I knew that I needed a major that I was interested in and excited me. It had to be something that drove me to be better everyday than I was the previous day. It needed to be something that I naturally excelled at academically. I wanted to make a difference and be remembered.

To accomplish this goal, I took the hardest classes that I could in high school, preparing me for whatever path I would choose for my future. I noticed that I was an analytical learner, and performed especially well in my math and science courses. When I started sincerely considering majors in my junior year of high school, I looked very closely at the fields of science and business. I read all the books, magazine articles, and online journals that I could, and I talked to many adults about their college and career choices. I was becoming more interested in business as a choice. That is when I decided that I was going to need real, hands-on experience before finalizing my decision. I looked up summer programs at universities across the country for a program that would best fit my needs and interests. I discovered that the two-week, Summer Experience,...

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