Uprose Personal Statement

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Through a young age I questioned: Who am I? Who do I want to be? Will I make a difference? Am I choosing the right career path? Questions, questions and, more questions imprisoned my mind in my life. Perhaps, as long as I remain unknown to myself, my presence will be unknown to the world. At age of 16 I went to a scientific expedition to the North Pole. As I was greeted by the nature of the Arctic itself I opened my eyes and notice the world around me. I become aware of my passion for science, ultimately influenced my decision to want to pursue medicine. Foremost, exposed me to want to make a difference in multiple fields.
I personally like being exposed to a wide spectrum of academic subjects. By exploring different topics exposes me more into ideologies, beliefs and into a more into distinctive perspectives. I have been exposed to the medical field throughout Weill Cornell Youth Scholars program. I’ve learned that one’s motivation has to be strong or a person will break under pressure. Although I acknowledge that the journey will not be smooth, I maintain a confidence and the ultimate stage for within myself needed for obtaining excellence and in-between the individual has to maintain successive patience, perseverance and prudence.
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Uprose is an intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally recognized community organization. Youth Justice is committed to work on campaigns of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia, and classism. Where we learn to feel our power and use it in our decisions and where we never diminish each other with it, youth Justice engages us intellectually. Youth learn the principles of environmental justice and community organizing, we study environmental issues in Sunset Park and work collectively toward creating change in communities. I hope to implement my knowledge into University at buffalo
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