Significant Event in My Life Essay

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Vesna Bejdic December 10th, 2010 UNI 101 Final Draft Most Significant Event in My Life Life seems to take many twists and turns that somehow mesh into each other to form a chaotic knot of happenings. All of these occurrences are supposed to shape you into a wiser more experienced person. Many people can even pin point the exact moment in their life which was forever changed by a single event. When that event happens it becomes an unforgettable memory for you and teaches you a lesson that becomes one of the basic guidelines in your life. The event that forever changed me and was most significant to me was when I decided what I planned on doing for the rest of my life; choosing my major. I knew exactly what I would plan on doing my…show more content…
But I was really young and something better came along, and I’m glad for that because I would have ended up doing something that isn’t right for me. I dropped the lawyer dream and pursued studying the society so I can have a better and higher chance of fulfilling my real dream. If I didn’t do that, I would be typing a completely different essay on a completely different significant event in my life that doesn’t have any relation to Sociology. As I left my freshman and sophomore year behind me and approached my junior and senior year, I began thinking about my senior project and what I want to do, not what’s easy or would take the least amount of effort and time. My first idea was to job shadow my dad because I liked working with him, but I thought about it and didn’t want to do it 100%. My next idea was what I want to do for community service, and of course, I think back to my first experience with community service, which was helping others. I wanted to volunteer at a foster home because that’s first-hand experience of being around less fortunate kids and gaining knowledge of what a Social Worker does, however there wasn’t anything available within the time range I needed it to be. The next best thing was volunteering at a Boys & Girls Club. Yes, I still help children who need it, but I wasn’t able to be around a Social Worker like I hoped. It was still a good

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