Personal Statement: Why I Chose To Join Teach For America

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I seek to join Teach For America because I want to make a difference. Living overseas has shown me that there is true poverty in the world. This poverty still exists in America as well. I believe that no one should come to school hungry, that each child should get the individualized attention they need, and that the inequality between the rich and poor students should not exist. If the next generation gets the teachers and schools they deserve, we can fix these issues as a nation, then begin to try to help the rest of the world.

TFA is actively trying to make this gap disappear. I was lucky enough to grow up with a great education, and I want to help others get the same education I got. I love to help others understand, and learn
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