College At Simon 's Rock

887 Words Dec 28th, 2015 4 Pages
In my sophomore year, I began to express a passionate interest in pursuing a college education at an early age. At first, I learned of the opportunities of the college summer programs and courses available to me. As my college search progressed, I found residential programs for colleges and universities that allowed students to enroll one year early. Upon attaining this knowledge, I was instantly filled with aspiration and eagerness. My educational environment, my ambitions, and my experiences have led me to apply to Bard College at Simon’s Rock.
My unique educational environment has led me to apply to Bard College at Simon’s Rock. In 2013, after going through a vigorous application process, including testing, interviews, and teacher recommendations, I was accepted into the prestigious and competitive Academy for Child Related Careers, which is now renamed as the Academy for Education and Learning, at Morris County School of Technology. My high school focuses on hands-on individualized learning. Through my academy, I have taken human development and child psychology courses, and I have learned about the lives of teachers, psychologists, social workers, and guidance counselors. I have taught independently, in pairs, and in groups. Also through my academy, I have volunteered at Celebrate the Children, a school for children from ages three through twenty-one who have been diagnosed with conditions such as autism. I have also volunteered at several preschools and fairs for…
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