English Comp A 5th
30 August 2012
College Entrance Essay
My Name is Za’Breah Dawson I am 17 years old and attend Sandy Creek High School
What does SCAD mean to me? Why do I want to attend SCAD? SCAD represents opportunity. SCAD is the one step that I feel is necessary for me to achieve my dreams. Without the education and the networking opportunities that this school offers, I feel I will always be a step behind. The experience, the people, everything learned there would be incorporated in the real world. The environment by myself is motivating. To be surrounded by people with the same drive and ambition, nothing can top that feeling. This is why I would be honored to attend SCAD and complete a degree in Fashion Marketing and Photography.
In all honesty, I have not always had straight A’s or been an honor roll student, but I’m ready to achieve it and aim for nothing less but the best. I’m determined to succeed and take advantage of all the classes involved with your Fashion Marketing curriculum. After going through all these years of high school, I now see the importance of getting a solid education in the field of my interest. SCAD’s approach at teaching is unique, which is the reason why I know I would benefit from your school. The hands-on approach and close connection with the industry is something that I get goose bumps about. Honestly, with this school, all the possibilities are limitless.
Fashion plays a huge role in my life. To me, it’s a lifestyle. Ever since I was young, it’s been a part of who I am. I want to use my creativity to my advantage. In the future, I see myself using my degree and hopefully landing a career with companies such as Nike, Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, etc. My goal is to be a Marketing Manager or work in advertising at a company that involves fashion, art, or even music. Even though I haven’t had much experience with the industry I do my research and this is something that I am willing to...