Michael Tighe Marianne Bird My Legacy I have thought about what stuck out at me from Randy’s Last Lecture. What I always get is the same thing, and that is not to get upset if things aren’t going your way. Make do with that you have and show others that you can still be as successful without some of your dreams becoming true. Randy Pausch’s left a legacy to his two sons and daughter for them to follow as they grow up. He left them being known as one of the nicest everyday-person to meet and how he always looked up, as he didn’t want to dwell on something that was out of his control.
From such an unforgettable writing essay experience, I have learned lots of practical techniques and skills very helpful for my future study. Finally, I deeply want to say "Thanks!" to my parents for providing me with love and supports to achieve the empirical study. The truth is that it is both of you that help me to finish such a great project in a comfortable and fabulous environment. Thank you, all you guys!
One thing I was sure about is that my magnificent professor never steers her students wrong and that that evening’s festivities was sure to be a learning experience; and it was. First, the awards that were presented were great. I absolutely love the ‘quiet hero’ title because it gives recognition to the people who do great things for their communities. Dr. Zimbardo believes that every community possesses an individual or a group of individuals who deserves recognition for daily acts of heroism. Heroism can come in the form of many things, and Dr. Zimbardo most likely feels the same way I do pertaining to that.
The struggle would be with Gus because in the Greek culture, the father/husband is always the head of the house and makes all the decisions. All of Toula’s other family members were happy for her. Although Gus has a hard time in accepting that his daughter will be marrying a non-Greek man, he decides to accept Ian, the fiancé, into the family and is open-minded to the fact that Toula is happy and in love with him. This movie displays that an important cultural belief is that Greeks only marry other Greeks to reproduce more Greek babies. The Greek culture is shown to be
So she decided to teach me extra lessons herself.“(pg. 1) By telling this personal experience he shows the students that he's grateful about his achievements and that he even had the opportunity to make it this far in the first place. The message in this is to show the children that you can achieve great things even though you might have a troubled life. A lot of the children might relate to his personal stories and that can motivate the children into focusing in school and to think about their future. He uses examples in every area of his speech in order for the children to see how they can be more efficient.
Jobs are hard to find these days, especially when they are seeking a High School diploma or a College degree of some sort. My returning back to school is the best decision that I have made thus far and when I finally graduate, I will know for sure that I made the right choice. My family has a lot to do with me returning to college, I know that there are different job opportunities for me. In order to make it in this world, you have to have some type of degree. Having financial problems played a factor also in my returning to school.
It’s so important to try your hardest in college because it says a lot about you, your future and the goals you are trying to proclaim. According to the website importanceofcollege.com, a high school graduate will make about 1.2 million over a life time as opposed to 2.1 million a college graduate might obtain over a life time. That is double the earnings, need I say more? A survey was performed of 1400 people. 87% agreed that an Associate’s degree is the new high school diploma.
We had finally completed high school and were ready to move on to the next step in our life: college. The moment the head master of my school had announced us as the graduating class of 2011, we all tossed our caps into the air and we were happier than ever. As soon as we paraded out of the ceremony, sadness began to emerge. We were saddened because most of us were moving on to different colleges and we were not going to be able to enjoy each other’s company everyday like we did in high school. Although many people have told me that the best times of your life are spent in college, I knew I would still miss my friends from high school as we moved on to the next chapter in our lives.
I have made many friends including Cadet/Private Sommermeyer and Cadet/Private Tatum. These many friends extend beyond the JROTC classroom and will no doubt be there when I most need them to be. Another thing ROTC is good for is community service hours. My counselor has already given me a community service worksheet to fill out whenever I do something and she says it will help me get into a much better college and will also look good on my Job/college application. JROTC also inspires me to work hard in school and out of school.
Bono, the lead singer of U2 and political activist once said, “America is not just a country, it’s an idea.” I truly believe in this statement because everyone in America comes from different backgrounds; hence, America is the idea that all of these different cultures can join together and express their ideas. I have never been anywhere outside the United States; therefore, I am glad that there are opportunities to study and learn about these different cultures. This weekend, I took the opportunity to visit the Greek Festival. This festival was interesting and something that I had never experienced before. The Greek festival not only introduced me to new foods and music, it also helped me understand one of the many cultures in the Augusta area.