We live in a culture that increasingly encourages and fosters minimal effort. Sometimes these opportunities just seem to appear out of thin air, other times they come through new acquaintances, and often they are the result of greater insights and understanding that hard work produced.
It doesn’t matter how many talents you have, or what you are called to do, do it with passion! He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, Here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
But sometimes even the hardest of workers get discouraged. Strong character is built the same way strong muscles are build – Hard Work! Former MLB player for the White Sox and Blue Jays, Samuel Ewing, put it this way: “– Want to get noticed? Whatever the manner – hard work is usually the cause. Horace Mann, the 19©Jason Poquette and The Honest Apothecary.
What new endeavor have you put off, because it just seems impossible? It IS impossible – so long as you sit there and do nothing. You learn to ignore the critics who are telling you it can’t be done.
Do not get stuck with material possessions and what you have achieved in life.
That has to do only with a small portion of who you are. You are a human being after all, and your life is not as simple as it may seem after years of school. The more substance you create out of your daily activities, the better. Include a few dream-like paragraphs to stress the point that you are not a robot.I believe that friendship is one of the most important values in human life.We exchange new ideas, find many interesting things about each other and experience new things.With all I already have, I know that I’m on No matter what’s the purpose of your essay, there is a preset number of points that you will be expected to address.The main line should be that you are not a robot, and that it is your feelings and emotions that define you as a personality.I enjoy my time at school: it is really nice to study, the students are very friendly and ready to help.The atmosphere cannot but make me want to go there every time.“Dear (name), you have been selected for priority…” High expectations start even earlier, often in middle school and sometimes even in elementary, with students wearing their favorite college sweatshirt on “college day.” In one of my creative writing workshops, a 7th grader in a USC sweatshirt told me he was going there. If you meet their minimum GPA and test score requirements, you qualify for admissions, right? Rachel’s article is about what we can (and cannot) control.It opens with a star college athlete upset about her performance on the field.While this article isn’t specifically about college admissions, Rachel’s insights made me think of the challenge of managing expectations during the application process. The unfortunate reality is that college admissions is unpredictable and often misleading.Teachers and parents everywhere tell their students to work hard, get straight A’s, take lots of AP classes, and get top test scores. Colleges fuel this mindset, sending their slick brochures and personalized letters. A first step in deciding where to apply is researching the college’s admissions criteria. Colleges like USC admit just a tiny percentage of those who apply–and everyone who applies will have roughly the same GPA and test scores as you do!