Education And Attend The Anglo European Chiropractic College

2471 Words Feb 16th, 2015 10 Pages
Portfolio Essay
Introduction:
Over the last couple of years I have been presented with many choices and life changing decisions. One of the most significant was deciding the path that I was going to take towards a future career. After hours of research, many discussions and much deliberation I decided that I wanted to return to education and attend the Anglo European Chiropractic College (AECC) in view of becoming a chiropractor. Because of my previous studies I was accepted to the college as a year two direct entry student. Since beginning the AECC in September 2014, things haven’t been easy; having to adjust to the lifestyle and structure of the college and even adapt to an intense, fast-paced way of learning have presented only some of the challenges I have been faced with. However, these past few months have taught me a great amount and I now have a much better understanding of our profession, which has ultimately helped me realize the direction I want to take in life.

Understanding:
Every day we can strive to become better, Personal Development Plans (PDPs) should be an ongoing process within our lives. They can be used in many different ways and can help us tailor our thoughts into improving specific areas within our development matrix. “Portfolios encourage reflectiveness, empower a learner-centered approach to learn, allow self-assessment and provide the ability to record and fulfill future learning needs” (Pitts 2011, p.6). I have decided to focus my PDPs on…
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