Personal Statement - 2

by Le Min
(Vietnam)

Original Text: Personal Statement - 2


There is a saying, “don't be afraid to fail because only through failure do you learn to succeed”, which hold the power to inspire me to overcome any difficult problems in life. Merely, this means that my life is my best teacher. Every valuable lesson I have learnt is from what I have experienced.

When I took the national entrance examination two year ago, I had a feeling that I can pass this exam. The pressure from both my parent and friends appeared to defeat me. I have known attending to college is not the only way to succeed, but I do not want to give up easily. “Don’t be afraid to fail”. At first, I began planning a very detailed schedule for studying in two month. Every day I solved one math test from my father – he is my math teacher, chemistry and physics test also. As a result, I passed the exam with high score, winning others’ respect. With a strong concentration and a detailed schedule, you can make a lot of things possible.

Going to university is another episode of my life. What I have experienced taught me a lot of significant things, which has a great impact on my dream. When donating books and clothes to orphans at Duc Son Pagoda in Thua Thien Hue province, these orphans have poor access to a good education but they always yearn to study new things. Their hunger for knowledge stimulates me to put a stronger concentration on studying. Therefore, I wish to build a university in which students have the chance to access to advanced scientific knowledge with a world-class teaching method in low price. As far as I know, if one country wants to creep into the prosperous period, the first thing they must consider is education system. However, knowledge is nothing without a number of other important skills you must learn to become successful in this rapidly changing world. Therefore, I attempt to participate in community activities to gain real life experiences such as “sowing seed” club, helping orphans at Duc Son pagoda. “If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time”- Franklin D. Roosevelt. These events offer me the numerous opportunities to not only to help people but also to horn my interpersonal skill. It may be helpful for me in the not-too-distance future.

Passing the national entrance examination teaches me how to plan carefully to succeed. To complete my dream, I must study abroad to figure out how the student of developed countries expand their erudition in term of general and expertise. Seemingly, I have the feeling that English is one indispensable part in my plan for me to become well-prepared. Therefore, with the help of English skill, I will understand not only foreign materials but also their teaching method. I learn everything to serve my dream and my home country as well.

“Don’t be afraid to fail”.

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Revised Text:

There is a saying, “Don't be afraid to fail because only through failure do you learn to succeed.”, which holds the power to inspire me to overcome any difficult problems in life. Simply, this means that my life is my best teacher. Every valuable lesson I have learned is from what I have experienced.

When I took the national entrance examination two year ago, I had a feeling that I could pass the exam. The pressure from both my parents and friends appeared to defeat me. I knew that attending college is not the only way to succeed, but I did not want to give up easily. “Don’t be afraid to fail”.

First, I began planning a very detailed schedule for studying two months. Every day I solved one math test from my father, he is my math teacher, and chemistry and physics problems also. As a result, I passed the exam with a high score, winning others’ respect. With a strong concentration and a detailed schedule, you can make a lot of things possible.

Going to university is another episode in my life. What I have experienced taught me a lot of significant things, which have a great impact on my dreams. When donating books and clothes to orphans at Duc Son Pagoda in Thua Thien, Hue province, I learned that these orphans have poor access to a good education but they always yearn to study new things. Their hunger for knowledge stimulates me to a stronger concentration on studying. Therefore, I wish to build a university in which students have the chance to access advanced scientific knowledge with world-class teaching methods at a low price.

As far as I know, if one country wants to move into a prosperous period, the first thing it must consider is the education system. However, knowledge is nothing without a number of other important skills you must learn to become successful in this rapidly changing world. Therefore, I attempt to participate in community activities such as the “Sowing Seeds” club to gain real life experiences by helping orphans at Duc Son Pagoda. “If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time”- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

These events offer me numerous opportunities to not only help people, but also to hone my interpersonal skills. It may be helpful for me in the not-too-distance future.

Passing the national entrance examination taught me how to plan carefully to succeed. To complete my dream, I must study abroad to figure out how the students of developed countries expand their erudition in terms of general knowledge and expertise. Seemingly, I have the feeling that English is one indispensable part in my plan to become well-prepared. Therefore, with the help of English skills, I will understand not only foreign materials but also the teaching methods. I learn everything to serve my dream and my home country as well.

“Don’t be afraid to fail”.

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