The Importance of Education Essay

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The Importance of Education

“Come on sweetie, you can do it!” These words have constantly been spoken to me ever since I was a child, and by my parents enforcing these words towards me they inspired me to achieve all that I am able too. In the Mexican culture there are many of us who yearn to learn new things yet there are many of our people who instead of lending a helping hand they thrust each other downward. With this key fact in mind I push myself to become an educated person with a degree so that I can prove to myself that if you want it you will get it. My family has always been very keen on education. One of my childhood memories is that of my father telling us “The only great inheritance I can leave you with is that of
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I was one of the top three readers in our 5th grade class and with this accomplishment I wished to achieve high scores even through most years of middle school. I read books mainly about kids like the Beverly Cleverly set about Ramona as well as the science books of marine life. With this new program in school I learned to read fast as well as understand what I am reading. The new books that have interested me have been the Harry Potter books since I like the way J.K. Rowling writes creative yet understandable to all people of all ages. One of my greatest loves is to read on a quiet afternoon with raindrops on the window cuddled in a nice throw blanket. (There are not many of these days though.) Language is something that I look forward too such as reading a book too learn new vocabulary or sat words that I have been taught. Although I think my vocabulary could be improved. When I was younger I would go to school and the teacher would only talk in English and then when I returned home my dad would only speak in Spanish. I remember my dad always making fun of me because I would use both English and Spanish when talking to my family. One fond memory of this is that I would say, “Like asi” meaning “like this, “ since I would get confused and use both languages. I am grateful for learning two languages because at my recent job (Mc Donald’s – one quick suggestion Do Not Ever work at a fast food restaurant!) I was one of the few who
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