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My name is Sophia Arredondo. I was born December 14, 2004, in Redding, California. After my parents divorced, my mom moved my sister and me to a small town, where we have remained ever since. Growing up, my sister would regularly speak for me. While this took part in my shyness, I was invariably a happy kid. After the move, I quickly developed a tight-knit friend group consisting of 3 girls and myself. Life was good, and we were content,...
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August 29, 2019. When it all started. The first day of Understand the Self. It was a blissful moment but a good one to carry. It was not my first time studying about The Self. I was a Humanities and Social Sciences student during my Senior High School years, so, it was inevitable for me to study it before those who have not. With that, I have a little bit of background on what might happen during this academic course....
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I believe my current skill set and traits would be perfect for this position as a Mod at Soro’s. To begin, I possess the skill of being very hard-working and determined. I always try to do everything to the best I possibly can, I will never give up until I'm positive that the outcome is what I expected and better. That's a trait I can proudly say about myself and I will always stand by it! Secondly, I am very...
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There have been so many people over the course of my life who have influenced my life in many various different ways, like my family and my friends. One of the biggest things that I believe has influenced me the most so far in my life was to find something that I am good at. If I was never influenced to find something I am good at and passionate about, at a young age I would have wasted a lot...
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As Pablo Picasso once said, “Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth”. I for one felt that painting my self-portrait helped me realize a part of my true personality. Today I will be talking about the meaning behind my self-portrait and how it relates to my personality. Like most people who create self-portraits, I was inspired by several artists. In my speech today I will share who inspired my work, how the style of the artists I...
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My story talks about life in my home country, consisting of what I do when I visit and what it’s like there. I talk about my favorite hobbies, food and what I do on vacation. Lastly, I was able to talk about my studies at Lindenwood and why I chose to go there. As I grew up, I realized that I am a force to be reckoned with. Everything that surrounds me from family, friends, and activities has shaped me...
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I’m a freshman at Stockton University in my first semester of college. As an eighteen-year-old with three younger siblings, I’m held to a lot of responsibility and accountability in how I do at school and in my regular daily life. I’m currently majoring in business management but have a feeling that I will most likely switch my major going into my sophomore year to communications. I chose to go to college because I’m the first in my family to go...
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Everybody has a purpose in one’s life and want to find that purpose. My purpose is based off core values, strengths, passion. All my life, I yearned to live a meaningful life where I wouldn’t have to look back down the road and regret anything I did to get the life I want. I have regularly wanted to be man that is self-supported financially and I’ve always wanted to become a mentor for my children’ years, years of my children....
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I’ve tried to start this essay about twenty times and each time was never quite good enough, which is a perfect example of my life’s purpose because nothing I do is ever good enough for myself. That’s why my purpose in life is to finally prove to myself that the person that I want to be is the person that I am. As I child, I was overflowing with confidence. I didn’t have to try to mask any insecurities as...
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Self-reflection is one of the key exercises of observing and reporting one’s thoughts, practices, skills, and their associated outcomes Gläser-Zikuda (2012). It is a conscious effort of realizing and considering areas that need attention and improvement in an individual’s personality. Only after a person has undergone self-realization, one can work towards being a better human being by inculcating self-assessment skills that were lacking previously Gläser-Zikuda (2012). This reflective essay will focus on self-reflection with specific references to time management skills...
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Foreword An old story written by Wayne Cordeiro in his book, “Doing Church As A Team” tells of a rabbi living in a Russian city a century ago. Disappointed by his lack of direction and life purpose, he wandered in the chilly evening. With his hands thrust deep in his pockets, he aimlessly walked through the empty streets, questioning his faith in God, the Scriptures, and his calling to ministry. The only thing colder than the Russian winter air was...
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I am applying for the OMV master’s scholarship program in petroleum engineering at the University of Leoben (Montanuniversität Leoben). Currently, I completed my undergraduate (BS) studies in Geological Engineering at the “BUITEMS” institute in Pakistan. I believe my chosen profession will enable me to fulfill all my desires to help others and to continuously enhance my knowledge and technical skills. Throughout my life, I have participated in extracurricular activities including valuable volunteer experiences. I have striven for academic excellence, always...
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The word identity, according to the Oxford Dictionary, simply refers to “the fact of being who or what a person or thing is”. But what is concealed behind this definition, what is the underlying meaning of one’s identity? Throughout the year psychologists have extensively researched the roles human beings look to define themselves as. From psychology, we understand the complexity of our brains with the ability to distinguish events, cultures, relationships, memories, and many more tasks, developing the personal traits...
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Our objective is to change the world into a united, color-blind society. Instead, we intend for, as my father advocated, people, to be “judged by the content of their character.” As a little boy, I remember receiving inequitable treatment. As naïve as I was, I never understood why I was treated so differently from the white children. As far as I was concerned, we were all the same; human. I remember constantly moving, and never residing in the same house...
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The reason for the chosen study for a Master in Teaching is because of the passion that I have to be a teacher. By pursuing a career in teaching, the impression I can make on individuals continues to the next generation, through students, I can shape the destiny of the country. For a child, his/her first experience with socializing outside will be their school, such as following routines or rules. These are one of the few crucial facets of education...
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My History I came into this world on April 26th, 1999. I came into this world without being aware of the advantages I already had just from being a white girl. I came into this world and little did I know that a few months later, one of the most well-respected female athletes would win her first title. It was on a hot summer day in 1999 when Serena Williams won her first U.S. Open Women’s Singles Tennis Championship at...
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Religion Religion has always played a big role in my life. My parents are both very religious but allowed their children to find their own paths. Religious identity and conflict are present in Aminul Hoque’s book titled British-Islamic Identity. This is evident when the author says ‘Identification with British Islam for many third-generation Bangladeshis is a social construction lodged in contingency and conditional on certain structural and symbolic resources. Among others, these include a seemingly antagonistic foreign policy towards Muslim...
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I am an ordinary Filipino girl. I grew up without a father, because my parents divorced when I was a child. I spent my entire childhood with my mother. She raised me well having discipline and respect to others well. I’m the luckiest daughter to have a mom like her, a brave person and hard-working one. She’s been my inspiration on everything. Who am I? I'm just a typical kid who loved being in church growing up. I was a...
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When pondering the question, ‘Who am I?’ it can be difficult to identify how to begin one’s analysis of self. I would argue, that the best place to start are those core values, those guiding principles that carry you through life; the values that you cling to through hardship and turmoil, joy and jubilation. For me, the first value I hold dear is honesty. Honesty is the seemingly simple act of presenting the truth, without embellishment or falsehoods. It is...
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The Mini-IPIP is a 20-item scale. Each item is a phrase describing a person's behavior whether you are very inaccurate, moderately inaccurate, neither inaccurate nor accurate, moderately accurate, and very accurate for. I'll rate it 1-5 every item and then in scoring will be adding the items that should be put together to find out if I belong to openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. I think the result of this 20- item scale was accurate to me because I...
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‘Who am I?’ is a question that runs through my mind as I reflect on the person I am - my strengths and vulnerabilities, my natural inclinations and aversions, and what gives me fulfilment. As I step into social work, a helping profession, clarity regarding how my character has been shaped by my past and the system of beliefs that have emerged through the years is necessary. In particular, self-awareness is critical for workers in helping professions, in order to...
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In life, there is no certainty but sometimes, we just have to take a leap of faith. I am an ordinary girl with extraordinary dreams. I guess the most obvious thing about me is I am a bit of introvert. I mean, I am always a wallflower. But it does not mean that I do not like being around with people. I actually love it. I love to have a deep conversation with someone, hear someone's problems and dramas in...
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Communication has never been a concept which I considered important until now, it has always been a part of my life yet I never really truly considered its effect on me. As of now, it seems that I keep thinking about communication and its great impact on my life, from the moment I wake up to when I go to sleep communication is constantly present. It seems that I am more aware of my rules and I have adapted my...
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Welcome to my solar system. I would love to show you a tour to visit each of my planets. First of all, let look at the most important one, Home, where my parents are a tremendous support for me. I also have a younger brother who is not at home often as he used to be. With the help of my parents, I can go to the next planet, School, specifically the University of Washington Bothell (UWB). I am a...
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Everyone needs to be inspired, and inspiring others can only have positive effects. They can be the people that surround us in an everyday life. My inspiration consists of my parents, Oralia Reyes and Pedro Reyes. They are two full-blooded Mexican immigrants with remarkable stories of hard work, sacrifice, and resilience in a hostile society who left their country for a better life. Not only did they leave to have a better life themselves, but for me and my brothers...
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The philosophy definition of self is, among other things, the conditions of identity that make one subject of experience distinct from all others. Learning about what makes oneself is fascinating but really makes you think about who you are, why you believe what you believe, and what’s important to you. Self refers to a person's experience and past experiences as a single, unitary, autonomous being that is separate from others, experienced with continuity through time and place. Who am I?...
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I used to think my life was meant to be planned out by my parents. They set their expectations to be higher than I could achieve, and designated me on a path to pursue the life they never got. As a result, their intentions led me to learn to think more for myself and create my own ambitions because of how conflicted my beliefs were compared to theirs. I started learning how to change my life and figured out what...
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Children are the future of this country. Children need a good learning environment to become successful young adults. A child begins their educational journey in elementary school. As a future elementary teacher, I want to be able to meet the needs of the children that I am entrusted with in my classroom. To be successful I need to make sure that my class is equipped with everything that my students will need to grow and that the classroom is accessible...
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When you imagine storytelling, it is most likely that you will reminisce in your story from your childhood, as do I. This essay will explore my role as an early year’s practitioner and reflect on my practice, values and beliefs. It is my story. I am a 19-year-old British Kosovan female student living in London. I have grown up with my parents and one sibling, a younger sister. She has been my motivation as to why I wish to pursue...
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Values reflect our thoughts, words, and actions, they help us develop, broaden and create the future we want to experience. Some of the values that are of importance to me: healthy lifestyle, education, friends and family, religion and happiness. My long-term goals are that I want to complete my bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, though the major goal in education is to gain knowledge about the hospitality industry, be able to communicate with a strong customer focus and confidence. I...
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