Essay about My Core Values and How I Learned Them

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What are your core values?
My core values consist of the following: accomplishment, benevolent, determined, gallant, helpful, merciful, opportunity, optimistic, perseverance and vigorous.
Where/how did you learn these values?
I had learned these core values from my family, teachers/professors, peers and myself. While I was younger to the age I am now, I was shown how important it is to have strong characteristics that make you a person. Everything I had been through I had lost and gain some of the values along the way of my life. I will admit not all of these came at once; it took much time to see the importance of my life and progress what’s left in it. Most of the time, when I was stuck I’d ask for advice and see how others got through it. I put myself in their shoes and see if I did something like them if it would help me and it did. Not always, I would put myself in someone shoes because I don’t know how they dealt with whatever came their way. How I learned these is by watching or listening to what others have to say. For example, in high school I heard how people made Honor Society and I never was part of it. It seems as if they pushed themselves to get there and did whatever they could to get involved with it. I pushed myself to get grades I would be happy with and be fine once I graduated. No, I never had A’s or B’s all the time, nonetheless I ended up gaining a scholarship for the local college I now attend. This showed me that the values I saw others have, I…