Goals in Life Essay

324 WordsOct 25, 20122 Pages
To many high school students, ‘music’, ‘sports’, and ‘hobbies’ are the things that shape his or her identity. To me, my experience of living in a chaotic house is a huge factor that shaped my personality. I came from a family of ten, who resides in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. I have five brothers who ages range from fourteen to three years old. I have two older sisters which are twenty and twenty-four. Living with this many people was fairly difficult but I learned so many life lessons during the process. I enjoy singing, dancing, spending quality time with friends, exercising, and shopping. During high school I participated in Key club, Spanish club, FBLA, and Undivided club. I was also a member of the Buccanettes, which was my high school dance team, for three years. I enjoy math which is way my major is accounting. Upon graduating Tennessee State University I plan to become a chief financial officer of a well established accounting firm. My experience here at Tennessee State University so far as a first year freshman has been wonderful with the exception of almost going back home. I was purged the first week and I had no idea how my mom and I were going to be able to pay the balance we owed to the university. I was all out of options and was about to give up. I fell on my knees and begged God for his grace and mercy. The day before the last purged day I received a grant, qualified for a loan, and received a scholarship from the College of Business. The amount covered everything plus books. This experience truly made me closer to God. I am so happy I decided to attend Tennessee State University. The upperclassmen are nice and very helpful and I have made lots of friends. I cannot wait until I start joining different organizations to be active on

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