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Personal Narrative: The Move That Changed My Life

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January 14, 1997: Immigrating to Canada from Jordan and settling down in the city of Halifax as a child dramatically changed my life. As I grew older, I started to question the purpose behind immigrating to Canada. After seeing my parents’ daily struggles to provide the best living conditions, I began to understand the motivation behind the move that forever changed my life. The immigration to Canada promised a brighter future. Wrapped around this reviving realization, I began to elevate myself out of loneliness, helplessness, and discomfort. This led me to my greatest accomplishment where I achieved my undergraduate degree of finance at the age of 19. Being young has always been an underestimation of my abilities and determination. I believe that age does not define or limit our capabilities, yet it is the mind that defines our age.
Moreover, it started when I finished high school in two years and graduated at the age of 16 in the French immersion program. I took correspondence courses to help me finish early and I developed self-motivation skills where I had to learn on my own. My studying techniques helped me to accelerate in my university degree; where I successfully completed my four-year
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Driven by these desires, it has led me to the MBA program at UCW, a program with a reputation for excellence and proven track record of success. What excites me about entering the MBA program is that it will allow me to focus on my interest in finance as well as open up career opportunities. Furthermore, it will expose me to resources, networks, and learning tools that will help me achieve my future goal of becoming a Financial Manager. At UCW, I know my investment of time, energy, and money will be well rewarded. The MBA program will help me develop a stronger grasp of Finance, teach me leadership skills, and foster the abilities I will need to move into higher positions within the Finance/Banking
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