My Personal Statement

716 WordsFeb 26, 20183 Pages
Through my whole life I have always desired to go to college. I observed the hardships that members of my family endured by choosing not to go to college and lacked the proper skills needed for a sufficient job. I never want that for me, and one day when I have a family of my own I want to be able to do my share in providing for them properly. While both of my parents have taken post secondary classes, neither have obtained a college degree, and they have always pushed me to pursue my dreams in getting into a school of my choice. I have always loved my science classes and have dreamed of majoring in a science field. When I was younger, my great-grandmother died with Alzheimer's, and I was so devastated that I told my mother I was going to grow up and cure Alzheimer's. I never wanted another soul to feel what I was feeling at that moment. I want to work with medicine in labs and try to uncover new findings that will change lives. My first choice for college is to go the University of North Carolina at Pembroke; it fits my requirements and is not too far from home. I want to get my bachelors in medical technology and getting a side job in a lab; when I have a small income, I am going for my masters. I am very driven so accomplishing these goals should not be a problem unless I have financial parameters that constricts my abilities. By the time I graduate, I will have taken almost all of the Advanced Placement classes my school offers and a few extra college
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