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Personal Statement

  • Submitted by: saaddyy123
  • on January 6, 2013
  • Category: College Admissions
  • Length: 488 words

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It takes a great compilation of events to occur in a lifetime to help mold people into the human beings society perceives them to be today. However there will always be the trials that stand up over the rest that alter the way people think, these instances are what either make or break someone, and what sets the foundation to build a life upon. The way one’s existence is constructed can be based on one of the slightest details in their story, the climax, even the downfall of the chronicle otherwise known as life. My anecdote begins in a place far from   innocence, digs through chaos, and finally reaches a point of acceptance, understanding, and     forgiveness all before the age of 13.
I grew up in an incredibly small town with an unstable mother and an emotionally abusive stepfather as my role models; this wound up being the main catalyst of my maturity. I was never one of the kids to come home from school and hurry through homework to go play with the other children on the street because that was quite miniscule to the amount of responsibilities I was expected to uphold. I had the house to try and maintain, an alcoholic mother to take care of, two younger brothers to help with homework, to be fed, to be bathed, and to be put to bed on time. I had grocery shopping and laundry to do, all still while searching for the seconds to try finish my homework. Surviving 7 years of this madness was a miracle and what gave me the strength and drive to be the person I am today. I learned how to be responsible, how to prioritize in order to manage my time, the importance of responsible alcohol consumption, how to control my emotions, how to commit myself to something, and finally how to find the best in people and loving them for that alone. I will be successful, I will be stable, I will be independent and I will be a better person than my mother could ever be and I am thankful every day for being faced with the necessary obstacles to train me to be the person I need to be for...

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