Personal Statement: Why Am I Volunteer

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I knew I wanted to be a health care professional after my first-time volunteering at Faith Regional Hospital. Every time I volunteer, I get to help someone. Even a small task like telling someone where the elevator is located, brings me joy knowing I made someone’s life a little bit better. The front desk, where I volunteer at, is all about interaction with patients’ families. My personality is very outgoing and bubbly, so I enjoy talking with the people that come to the hospital. This is one of the many reasons I have volunteered at the hospital for over 300 hours. I always have a smile on my face and try to be as helpful as possible. While volunteering, I have learned to deal with all types of people, including sad and unhappy people. Patience…show more content…
I am successful in school because of many vital skills I have learned throughout my 4 years of school. One of the most important skills is time-management. This was most significant during golf season, when I missed up to 16 days in a season. Another is being meticulous and organized, especially in math and chemistry. Being involved in school is also important to me. I am involved in student council and National Honor Society. Both groups have taught me a great deal about working with a large number of people. I must be open minded to other ideas, and communicate effectively in order to get things done. It has also taught me how to be a leader. As co-secretary of my school’s National Honor Society, I helped organize a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey relief. Even working at my town’s waterpark, AquaVenture, has taught me what it takes to get a part of a group. I had to be willing to do what was needed. This included coming in early or staying late. I was as helpful as possible because I learned that is what it takes to be a part of a…show more content…
I care about how people are doing, and I want them to be happy and healthy. Pharmacist do this every single day. Every day, they help make someone life better, and that is really important to me also have the skill-set needed to become a pharmacist. Pharmacist need to be very meticulous in very detail, and I do that. I will be the first in my family to go to medical school, and I am very excited about that. I want to attend Kearney because when I toured the school, I loved the campus and class size. After I graduate from medical school, I want to live in a small town. My parent’s own businesses in rural towns through Nebraska, so I spent many hours in those towns. I grew to love the lose-knit aspect those towns have, and I hope to own my own pharmacy in one of those towns. I am very ambitious, so I know that nothing will stop me from reaching my
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