In Pursuit Of Personal Excellence Essay

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According to Confucius, “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potentials…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence”, but how can I test that willingness , desires and urges if you don’t have the resources and the right tool for the challenge? Since my childhood I have been exposed to the military way of life. My grandfather was a Korean War veteran and then retired as a Chief in the United State Coast Guard. Also my uncle served as a seaman in the Navy. As a son of a veteran my father wanted to continue his legacy, but for some health issue he was not allowed to fulfill that dream. So he raised his sons to continue that legacy. He ...view middle of the document...

He is a person who is a leader and willed to develop more leaders. In summary is a life that tries to pursuit personal excellence. I want to live with honor, courage and commitment. Also by becoming an officer I’m going to accomplish one of my dreams before I kick the bucket. How I am planning to become a Navy officer?
If you are planning to become a physician there are three principal problems you most resolve in order to reach your goals. First, you have to enter to an accredited school. I have done that. Second problem, how you are going to pay for your tuition? Third problem, find a job after you graduate. You can make a student loan and pay that loan after you have finished school. During that course of your life you may be pushed to make another loan to pay for a new privately own clinic. The result will be an accumulation of debts. I don’t want that for me. So in this case we have a win-win situation with the Navy Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP). The Navy can pay...

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