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College Admissions Essay: My Desire For Knowledge

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My Desire for Knowledge Over the course of my early childhood, I have always had an unexplainable craving for knowledge. I have always loved math and science, but I have also maintained a desire to express my knowledge through my writing. When I was in second grade I realized that I wanted to be a science major, but I still had a passion for mathematics. Over the past few years I have been searching for a career that involves both of these subjects. At first, I wanted to be a meteorologist or a climatologist, but I became discontent with these options when I discovered what my salary would be. After I gave up on these options I became interested in doing research to satisfy my desire for knowledge. It was only a matter of time before I discovered a subject matter that would meet my requirements. After learning about the vast unknown of the universe I became entranced by the immeasurable quantity of information yet to be ascertained. This has developed into an exceptional interest in the field of physics and astrophysics. While at Waynesville it was required of me to take a career aptitude test. These tests can be helpful to many people, but this was not the case…show more content…
It may seem like college is the time to begin preparing for a career, but this is not the case for a person interested in astrophysics. To have the best chance for success in in this field, preparation must begin before college, difficult classes must be taken, and it will take a significant amount of time. Astrophysics is a difficult field so it is important to keep an open mind and be ready to shift interests. Another option to focus on if plans change is physics. By focusing of physics and leaving out the astronomy aspect, more options are available, but there are some limitations. Even though there are many challenges that lie ahead, success is possible and it can be achieved with hard
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