As a doting mother of two, I realize that there are many personal challenges that I must face in life. I have come to a point in life that many people have not. I have made a firm decision to recommit myself to pursuing my dreams. While there are those who believe that with an ounce of luck and a ton of persistence anything can be accomplished, I believe that there is no reason to expend so much energy and rely on luck. I believe in taking hold of my destiny and carving out a future for myself based on the decisions that I make in life.
Life is simply too short and too precious to be left to luck alone. On a more personal level, I have always been there for my family despite having had to juggle my family life and academics. I have also taken part in many community centered activities. This is because my parents have always been community oriented their whole life and have devoted much of their time reaching out and helping other people in our community. Naturally, I learned how to use my ability to help the others who are in need and how to interact with them readily and satisfactorily.
My affirmative thoughts and incessant enthusiasm toward the being able to connect with others and help them with their family and marriage problems has awakened to the opportunities that a career with Juvenile Justice can bring. There have been so many opportunities in life that I have not been able to take advantage of because of the competitiveness of the working environment. I believe that this experience and background of mine will help me pursue this dream. Being a professional in the Criminal Justice field is only the beginning of a long journey for me.
I realize that it will not be easy and I look forward to that challenge. In the short term, I see myself completing this degree and fulfilling the requirements for this course. I believe that this experience will be sufficient to prepare me for the next step which is applying for a good internship position at the Juvenile Justice System that will give me the training that I need. I eventually plan to pursue larger goals such as taking a Masters degree and perhaps conducting my own group home. My personality, in my humble opinion, is best suited for this kind of endeavor because of my ability to multi-task.
During my past work experiences, I have often come across as witty and amiable. Yet, I am no push over when it comes to working in a corporate or business environment. I firmly believe that I can succeed in anything that I want to as long as I work hard at it. I get things done. The job gets done faster and more efficiently as and when the objectives are clear, the strategies acceptable, and the resources are available. Of course, in the real world, these do not always happen. To the extent that they happen and to the extent that I can make them happen, I go after them and manage to get the job done.
While I personally believe that there is no such thing as a free lunch and that everything a person has in life must come from hard work and perseverance, I also believe in charity. I believe in helping others who do not have much in life. I believe in helping people regardless of their nation, race or creed. I believe in being a better person so I can best help myself and others around me. I believe that this prestigious academic institution is the best place for me to turn these beliefs into realities.