My Experience In My Life

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It is not too long ago that I decided to become a pharmacist. I lived in South Korea most of my life. Back then, I had no idea what I wanted to be other than thinking about immigrate to the United States. I had chance to visit my uncle’s college graduation when I was a little boy and I only dreamed about living in the U.S ever afterward. For example, I decided to go to nursing school simply because there are more chances to move to the U.S as a nurse. The problem was I did not do well in terms of academic performance because I only thought about how to move to the U.S. Additionally, I admitted to hospital couple of times because of a pneumothorax so my gpa bottomed out.
After 2 years of wandering, huge turning point of my life came up. Every man in Korea obligated to serve in the army for two years some point in his life. Fortunately, I got accepted to KATUSA program (Korean Augmentation Troops to the United States Army) which selects certain people who can speak English to support U.S troops in peninsula so I had chance to not only improve my English but also the maturity. Five months later, my family got a letter from U.S embassy in Korea to schedule an interview for an immigration visa that I have been waiting for 13 years. Everything went smooth and my mom and brother moved to U.S before me because I wanted to finish my Korean military service requirements. I was very thrilled just by the fact that I can live in America. Then, I chose to join the U.S army for several

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