Summer Program Essay
Instructions : What are the significant experiences or accomplishments you have realized that have helped define you as a person? (150 words)
What shaped me to become the person I am today were sports alongside my education and moral views. These things did and do impact me, but what really impacts me is the service I do in the community. Each time I participate in community service, regardless of how simple or how hard it is, I finish with a smile, because that feeling that you receive by serving others is unexplainable and all you need in return. That giving without receiving is what makes me the person I am today. Some people do service to make their personal image greater, to glut, or to boast, but does that really make you a better person? I have won recognitions in sports and in schoolwork, but the accomplishment that I really honor is creating the non-lucrative organization: “Serviam”, not only this, but also the accomplishment of putting smiles on others. “He who lives not to others, lives little to himself. “~ Michel Montaigne ( If I had the last quote I will go over the limit by 10 words..any tips on how I could reduce the essay or do I delete the quote?)
Its difficult to make it deep. I know that they won't be that picky simply because it is just a summer program, but it really means a lot to me if I get in. Any tips, any advice, any changes would be very much appreciated!