Newtown High School: A Personal Analysis

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I am a senior in Newtown High School. Throughout my life, I have participated in extracurricular activities valuable volunteer experiences. I have striven for academic excellence, always wishing to make the most of my education. Nevertheless, for all my education, my lower middle class family has gone through unbearable hardships. And, I too, had to face several obstacles along the way. Education has always been an important aspect of my life. When I came to United States about three and half years ago, I almost lost hope of that most important aspect of life. Financial hardships, language problems and being unable to find a helper in middle school weakened me a lot. Sometimes, I used to cry after coming back home from school because I did not know what the homework meant. My teachers would try to explain it to me, but it never worked because they were explaining it in English. Although, I was the best math student in my class, I would stand in the border of passing and failing for the word problems would take me down. In addition to my problems in school, when I came to US with my family in 2008, they city was firing workers exceedingly. The biggest unemployment rate was probably…show more content…
During high school, I am an active member of several clubs, as mentioned in the resume, and serve as a role model. I enjoy helping others with schoolwork and have continued to aid fellow students through the Peer leadership and mentoring group. I also enjoy math and participated in many contests, including the National Math League. I have also done community work, such as working with the elderly in hospital through Key Club. All of these experiences have helped to shape me into the person I am today. I have faced many challenges in my life, but these obstacles couldn’t stop me from staying at the top. Right now, I am in top four in rank of the senior class of 2012 in Newtown High

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