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Challenges When Moving Toward Education Goals

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"I do believe that when we face challenges in life that are far beyond our own power, it's an opportunity to build on our faith, inner strength, and courage. I've learned that how we face challenges plays a big role in the outcome of them." When I first read this quote from Sasha Azevedo it quickly reminded me of the challenges we face to accomplish our educational goals and how it builds our faith, inner strength, and courage to continue. I have learned that how I face my educational challenges will play a big role with my educational success. I have chosen to succeed those challenges, establish goals, and become someone in this world that will make a positive change to our society.
Looking back, I would not be the person I am today if it weren’t for the encouragement, family values, and dedication my family has instilled in me. Over the course of my life I have strived to become a devoted student, wife and employee. These attribute arising from my personal experiences that I have gained in life. It has been through my journey in life that I have learned that having determination in what you desire is the key to success. Never giving up on your goals and what one dreams of doing is essential in surpassing the bumps along the road to success. I have gained many experiences throughout my life and look for the positive aspects of any situation so that I may better myself in the future.

My child rearing and challenges of growing up with a single parent has pushed me to excel and make me the strong woman I am today. At a very early age I became very independent and was instilled high moral values and the importance of a good education to succeed in life. I am a very dedicated and studious person. By no means giving up on anything and always challenging myself to do the very best towards accomplishing my personal and educational goals. I am currently the first member in my family to strive to obtain a higher degree and continue my education in order to obtain my final goal of becoming a Psychologist.

I choose this field due to the increased devotion I have in helping those with mental illness. I have always been fascinated with the complexities of the human mind, which in my opinion is the most important organ in the human body. The mere desire of knowing that I can have a significant impact on a person’s life for their betterment to live a more harmonious life is what I strive for. It gives me an immense amount of gratification when helping others obtain normal suitable lives were they may live in our society free from themselves. My focus is with children so that I may set a strong foundation that will enable our children of tomorrow in becoming strong role models for our communities. I feel that continuing my education will give me the advances I desire in life, while being able to dedicate the rest of my professional life in the field of psychology. I plan to obtain the knowledge and the necessary clinical skills in...

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