Entrance Essay to College or Graduate schoolPaper Rating: Word Count: 780 Approx Pages: 3
Queens College Graduate Admission Office
Allowing one's personal aspirations to fall victim to life's hardships may be a desirable solution, but also a costly sacrifice. It takes great perseverance, drive and passion to rise above difficulties and a long-term goal always serves as a light at the end of a seemingly never-ending tunnel. My goal is simple: Intellectual enrichment and the use of my knowledge to help those in need of a helping hand. My life experiences have helped me to appreciate the value of this goal, and I look forward to reaching it.
Perhaps it was my mother who first inspired my thirst for knowledge, she never ceased to emphasize the value of a good education and fortunately I was the only child to graduate from high school. I enrolled myself in a small private college in Jackson, Mississippi in which I received a full music scholarship and pursued my education in the field of performance. Now that I received my Bachelor's degree it became apparent that my thirst for knowledge lingers on.
Now is the time, I am ready to embark on one of the most