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Marisela Baca
901 South 42nd Avenue
Yakima, WA 98908

Laura May
English Department
Yakima Valley Community College
1100 S. 16th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902

Dear Ms. May,

My name is Marisela Baca, I am a student in your 10:30 a.m. English 090T class.
I am writing this assignment, the English readiness letter, for two reasons. One is to fulfill the requirements of the course and secondly to prove to myself that I am capable of taking on the challenge of English 95. I have reviewed my last 10 weeks and feel confident that I have improved dramatically in my writing and thought process. I also have reflected on my challenges and what I need to improve on so that next quarter will not be as difficult as this quarter. In this letter I will attempt to evaluate my strengths and weaknesses.   I know that my motivation to be successful in school is real and that motivation is driven by my two year old son Victor, so I can be his role model. I believe that I am ready for English 95 because I know what my strengths and weaknesses are.
To begin with, I had a very difficult time during the course because of problems at home with my significant other. It was a huge adjustment for my family, for me to go to school. Getting my homework done on time was a challenge because of the disruptions in my personal life. There were times I just wanted to quit however, with your encouragement and the support of my parents I continued the best I could. I am not happy nor satisfied with my grades in this class because it really doesn’t reflect what I am capable of doing. Time management was a huge issue for me and the constant interruptions from home prevented me from excelling in my homework. When I saw myself falling behind I would literally freeze, and begin to spiral into procrastination. Thank God for my Dad who would talk me through it and help me get back on track. Bottom line I was not putting in 100% into my schooling, I was “surviving” at around 75%. The readiness letter is a...

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