Thursday, December 26, 2019

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many...

â€Å"Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.† – Nelson Mandela. The quote by Nelson Mandela, sums up my personality,↠ a better way to say this? Explains the type of person I am? I am persistent. I do not give up, and I am determined to succeed in my academics. I have overcome a lot of struggles throughout the undergraduate years. Which lead to my falling, but over the years I picked myself back up and showed that I am able to succeed with my degree in Sociology. ***↠- how can I show this without saying I am determined to succeed. Transition: One of the greatest accomplishments I have achieved in Sociology, consisted of my research for the anthropology and sociology conference.†¦show more content†¦The research will investigate why the Greeks evaded speaking about Sappho. I will be working independently on the research project for nine months, with assistance from an English faculty member. In 2009 and 2010, I fell down with my academics, struggling to get back up. My father was ill and I had take care of him throughout 2009 and 2010. Because of his illness, this led me to gain an interest in Social Work. I wanted to show myself that I was able to succeed, and determined to receive a degree in Sociology. I took interested in low SES and diversity. Leading me to understand that I wanted to contribute to society in a hands-on way instead of researching. To understand social work, I registered for a Special Education class. The special education class was helpful, I was able to understand students with disabilities. I am a Student Ambassador for the Student Disabilities on campus. I work with students who have disabilities, mentoring the students throughout the year. ↠ should I add the student ambassador for special education? I really do not want to start out with My father was ill. ↠ should I do the sandwich approach? Place the positives on bottom before this and the illness in the middle? *** I need to place the W’s in the middle. But! Draw attention to the other positives!*** Transition: I found my niche for helping others while working at my internships. I was an intern at Needline, which is a food pantry helping the community with a low SES

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