Personal Statement: A Real Work Experience

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In the summer of 2016, I moved away from home and worked at a summer camp for three months. Over those three months, I learned more about myself than I had at any time after elementary school. This self-realization has helped me find a passion for the things I do now and for everything I want to do in the future.
Before camp, I would go to school and aimlessly search for a job. I was discouraged by getting rejected for entry level jobs because I had no real work experience. On a friend's suggestion, I applied at the summer camp where she worked. I was surprised to hear they wanted an interview just one day after I hit the "submit" button. A few weeks later, I was an "arts and earth" counselor at YMCA Camp Orkila in the San Juan Islands in

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