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My Pre-Grad School Essay

This is not the final essay but this is a draft of the essay I'll be submitting (fingers crossed!) to State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz's Foundations in Communication Disorders post-bac program. Not sure how it'll go but if you decide to read it you'll learn a bit about me and hopefully enjoy yourself. Feedback is appreciated :)I never wanted to study any type of science. The idea of working in a school or in the medical field or with people in general was never my goal. I was going to go to college to kill time for 4 years before going to a top law school, graduating in the top half of my class and get an entry level position as a corporate attorney and bring home six figures. Sounds great, right? Unfortunately, life doesn’t always go to plan and typically one life change leads to others.With age comes a certain level of maturity and an inevitable revaluation of goals. Ever since I was little, I’ve wanted to help things and people. I was the kid who would …

I haven't blog...

I haven't blogged in a while because I really haven't been feeling great and who wants to read a downer post? I'm just all jumbled lately and I don't see it changing anytime soon. Silver lining is that my Chris Freytag (my former tv trainer until exercisetv was ripped from on demand) 10lb Slim Down Xtreme program came in today! Despite feeling pitiful and awful all day (for a variety of reasons that I don't wish to discuss) I decided that since it came today, I was going to start today. No excuses. I of course couldn't make it through the total 50 minutes non-stop but I did continue to move for 50 minutes which is more than half the battle. I'm at least proud of myself for that. I also found the most perfect post-bac certificate program for me today! A program that I'll never be able to afford because our lovely educational system in America does not allow for help paying for prereqs if you're looking to change careers. On that note, before I get al…

Day 1 of Chris Freytag's 10lb Slim Down Xtreme program complete