Pre-College Scholarship Essay

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This is Sara Pabich a current student at Sturgeon Bay High School interest in a one time scholarship. My consular, Mrs. O’Handley, referred me to about this possible scholarship to help further my education by attending a Pre-College Program at Harvard University. Before going into what I will be studying, I thought I would give a little background information about who I am as a student. I strive to challenge myself in school and beyond the school walls, which is part of the reason I applied for this Pre-College Program at Harvard University. When I first heard about this opportunity, I was intimidated at odds of me getting it. Nonetheless, February of 2017, I decided to apply for an Advanced Placement U.S. History class at school, National …show more content…

The course I have selected to take in an Arthropathy course that studies global health effects by looking into three major cases: AIDS, Ebola and the Earthquake in Haiti. Overall, the goal of the course is to “understand illness as something that happens to the body and something that happening in society”. With further education and understanding of medical crises as something that happens in society, I hope to learn from the mistakes that were made and what could be done differently in the future. The reason that I choose this course is because I am interested in pursuing a medical career. In addition, I feel this class will be engaging to me and would be the beginning in uncovering what the medical fields all entails. Furthermore, the class is taught by a Harvard faculty member. At the end of the program, I will receive a written evaluation from the faculty member as well as a Harvard transcript. On the transcript, it will evaluate me on if I have met the requirements or not. Over the two week course, I will go to classes for three hours a day, plus have two to four hours of homework each day. This will definitely be a challenge for me, but I am ready to take it

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