How School and Music Has Made Me a Better Person

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When I was in elementary school, I was passionate in music. After I entered high school, I have been told by my family and friends that I cannot make a living through music, so I decided to look for a different path for myself. I studied in science at high school and graduating in Finance from University. I cannot deny that education imparted by schools have helped me to balance my life and my personal goals when I grow older. I totally agree with Elliot “schools are essentially institutions created to serve the interests of the society” (Eisner, 1985, p.74). Our public schools have evolved historically to educate citizens and to process them into roles for economic production. I have been going to school for much of my life, I think my schooling has taught me the fundamental knowledge and skills I needed to survive in the society.
We live in one of the most scientifically and technologically advanced countries in the world. The scientific temper, academic environment and spirit of excellence make our education system one of the best in the world. From elementary to higher education institutions, the existing curriculum prepared me garnering high examination results and also provided the skills I needed in day to day life. Besides being taught as an efficient and productive citizen, school programs have also processed me into roles as a good citizen. I was introduced to issues such as global justice, environmental concerns, and human rights. Although I have not been

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