Scholarship Essay About Goals

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Ever since I was a young kid I have always been interested with aircraft. I

was so curious of how airplane's fly. I remember taking my toys apart to see

how it works. As a kid I wanted to go to the airport to watch the airplanes

land and fly and pondered how this happens. Other kids wanted to go to the

amusement places. As I grew older I became more and more interested in

aircraft and the technology behind it. I always involved myself with aviation

early on. I read books and magazines on aviation, took museum tours, built

model airplanes. When I was younger my father would take me to aircraft

repair facilities where I would watch in great fascination. In my teens, went
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Being my mother as the only breadwinner in

the family, we suffered so much financially. At one time when my mother lost

her job, I had to quit school and find a job so I can help my family. At

early age, I experienced relocating to San Francisco worked two to three jobs

getting paid at a minimum wage which at that time it was not enough for us to

live. We couldn't even afford to rent an apartment. We ended up living in a

car, or with relatives and moved around few times just to get a free room and

board. Quitting school was the last thing on my mind, but I had no other

choice. I thought this was the end of my education. After doing foul and

dead-end jobs I told myself; "This is not what I want to do all my life. This

was not my Future." I would never give up until I am somebody someday. I

still believe that good things happen to those who sacrifice or wait

patiently. I became a very strong person and practical. I was too young then

for that kind of work but it helped me to have goals in life. It opened my

eyes that this would not be the kind of life I want to have. I became

motivated to pursue my studies. I promised myself that I will continue my

education soon as we get stable, so I can improve our lifestyle and can

provide a better life for my mother, my sister and for myself and my own

family in the future. I also promised myself that I would never let this

happen to my family again.



Then luckily my mother found a better job ...

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