College App Essay
“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong,” said Gandhi. Gandhi employed non-cooperation, non-violence and peaceful resistance as his “weapons” in the struggle against the British occupation, because he realized that India wouldn’t be able to face the great British army by force he needed a different and effective kind of force and that was the civil disobedience, Indian people didn’t have the ability to face the British army in a war but they had another source of power, a different and effective option which was the peaceful resistance. Similarly, a student may don’t have the academic qualifications to get accepted in college but there’s other important things as well, such as personality and passion .So we shouldn’t focus only on the academic qualifications . Hence, I strongly believe that my personality, passion and then my academic qualifications make me a strong candidate to get accepted in your college.
Firstly, as for the personality, participating in a business course called “the company” where we made our own company taught me to be more self-dependant because we actually made a company with a capital by ourselves and this experience made me more sociable by connecting with other people trying to sell our products .So, I believe this experience gave the personality that any college student need for presentations, debates …… etc.
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Secondly, passion is what motivates the student to be creative in his job, studies or even his daily activities, and to be a passionate student, the college I would go to must fit my aspirations and ambitions , the major as well must be right for me because that’s where the creativity comes from, physics in my case, that’s the reason why I always get the highest marks in physics .So , I found the college and the major I want , and I really hope to be one of your college students .
Thirdly, the academic qualifications, which considered as the most important qualification the student, have. For me, I have good academic qualifications. Such as, a high scores in school and I speak Arabic, English and French which manages me to communicate with people from different nationalities and I’ve also participated in a several courses and activities. Like, the business course which I mentioned before and a two preparing courses for the senior year one for Math and one for Chemistry that , I also took a level 7 English course in the Amideast which taught me to speak English well . In addition. I participated in a reading contest and a chemistry contest and several summer camps where I was able to do a lot of activities such as community service. So, after these qualifications I deem I prove I’m a good candidate to get accepted.
Eventually , I know I have the personality , passion and the academic qualifications to get accepted , and I also believe that your college would be an important step to achieve my dreams because being a Palestinian has taught a lot about pursuing dreams and as Gail Devers said ” Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe” and I believe your college will be an important step for me to achieve my dreams.