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What Has Led You to Pursue Your Undergraduate Degree? Essay

  • Submitted by: Geuiniveve1763
  • on March 26, 2014
  • Category: College Admissions
  • Length: 1,421 words

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Statement of Goals
What led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
        All my life I have been a learning person. To me learning is like breathing. I have always been a curious person. In my childhood I was fortunate enough to have the experience of learning as a jig saw kid. Not many people have heard of what a jig saw kid is. Basically a jig saw kid was a child in grammar school late 1970’s New York who was integrated with children from all backgrounds and races. Because of this learning environment and my parent’s upbringing I don’t see color I only see people. I think this is a huge reason why I can connect with people from many different ethnicities and also have compassion and empathy for people no matter where they come from.
As a child and also a young adult I was interested in sports, but never gave any thought of having a career that was sports related. To me a sport was just something fun to do-- unless of course--it was running the dreaded mile and coming in last. All that mattered to me was having fun. I was too busy just being a kid and living life. I wasn’t worried about calories, VO2 volume, bmi, or fat to muscle ratio; I loved being a kid and to this day still do. Ultimately, I fell in love with baseball when my younger brother joined little league in our old home town of Marysville, Washington. All of a sudden I could throw a fast ball, and that wasn’t a softball a real hardball! I really think that if the Silver Bullets women’s baseball team hadn’t been dismantled I would be playing for them in some capacity. I loved warming up the guys on my brothers little league team. Shortly thereafter, I was elected score keeper, and then team motivator.   It was a wonderful time to be a teen! Just smelling the grass on the field, a freshly showered and mowed infield, and feeling the infield dirt under your feet was heaven! It was an experience I will always cherish. I can still smell the field on a hot summer’s day.
Today, I am an older woman now....

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