University of California - Los Angeles
What do you hope to accomplish after you complete your academic career and how do you think your goals will impact society? (Regent's Scholarship, received)
Education provides students with the tools to make a difference in their community, but what students do with those tools is ultimately up to them. A solid grounding in any subject area is not enough by itself; students must have the desire and initiative to apply their learning toward their ambitions. Upon completing my academic career in undergraduate and likely graduate studies, I hope to pursue a career path that suits my interests, a profession in which I can put forth my best effort every day and make a ripple in the waters of society.
As it stands now, I plan to enter the field of electrical engineering, where I can apply my interest in the sciences toward the technological industry. After earning a master’s degree, I hope to find a job working for a company that is a pioneer in its field, a company such as Google or Intel. Depending on whether I decide to focus on hardware or software-related components in college, the company I join and the work I do may differ. Wherever I end up going, however, I hope to play a role in the development of new, cutting-edge technology. Working as part of a team, I want to contribute my efforts toward innovative advances that will further connect people from different parts of the world....
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