When I was 5, my family moved to a Thailand refugee camp because my mother wanted greater opportunities for her family.My mom taught me to take advantage of every opportunity that I have.In the summer of 2012, my family moved to the United States from the Thailand refugee camp, and I became Pay Poe. Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” I am driven by the sacrifices my mom made so that I can achieve my dreams.
When I was 5, my family moved to a Thailand refugee camp because my mother wanted greater opportunities for her family.My mom taught me to take advantage of every opportunity that I have.
I work hard because one day I want to check the “College degree” box for my own education and prove that I can overcome challenges and thrive.
, many schools require you to answer some version of the question “Who are you, and what do you value? The Common App is the most popular online system used by colleges and universities to help students apply to their college. This pulse mimics the beating of my heart, a subtle rhythm that persists each day I come into the lab.
I guess that is the OCD in me talking, because if I can’t finish something rather quickly, or when I plan for it to be completed, it drives me insane.
One thing that drives me to be successful is knowing that I desperately need this education.
I need the fulfillment of knowing that I will finish what I start, as well as finish with a bang.
I am hoping that college will give me some of the confidence that I need to live my life as I want to in the long run.
The key to being successful in life, is knowing what kind of things will help you to be the successful person that you want to be.
I have been blessed with the ability to finish what I start no matter what the cost.
Students were hit with bamboo sticks for not completing assignments as small as memorizing a paragraph.
There were few resources, but it was better than my mother’s education experience.