What are your career goals and how did you develop them? (50 word limit)
My career goal is to become a psychiatrist. This goal developed out of my desire to help people and my fascination with the human psyche. This is the best way for me to accomplish my wish to help humanity and enjoy my work as I practice understanding the mind.
Alternative sentence (27 words):
Psychology is my greatest passion and I will be most able to fulfill my desire of helping humanity and being happy through a career as a psychiatrist.30 word limits (which they claim is enough for THREE sentences) on the following:
What are your favorite types of music?
Classical, Indie, and Classic rock are the genres of music that seem to fuse with my essence and complement my moods, thus overtaking my preferences.
What are your favorite books or movies?
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Dark Knight, The Princess Bride are my favorite books and movies, respectively.
=29 words Should I get rid of a few & talk about WHY those are my favorites? I was thinking of just having A.K., The Met. & The Dark Knight listed & writing about what they had in common
What are your favorite sports?
Running is, to me, the most enchanting sport because it motivates me to find an absorbing flow in all of my activities similar to the speed that propells me forward.
What is your favorite source of inspiration?
My e-mail is a fun source of inspiration because of the variety of topics covered from environmental or humanitarian newsletters to advertisements imploring me to quickly purchase bargain-priced ink cartrideges.
How do you spend a typical weekday evening? (I am assuming that means once school has startd)
A typical weekday evening is spent, initially, playing with my feline companion in procrastination, progresses to an eventual completion of assignments, and concludes with either studying or reading.
How do you spend a typical weekend? (I am assuming "typical" means statistical average)
A typical weekend commences after reading for some time, involves school work--especially for online classes--and teaching myself how to play piano, and winds down with, again, reading.
Who are your heroes? What qualities in them do you admire?
Oscar Wilde is my hero not only for his wit and brilliant satire, but also for the courage with which he endured persecution for his gender preferences.
What is the compliment that you have been paid that you are the most proud of? Who gave you the compliment?
"You are the craziest person I know," crazy meaning unconventional, spontanteous, and eccentric, was a complement given to me by a few of my best friends, individually.Should I go with something a little less...odd? I wouldn't want colleges to actually think I belong in an institution oO
How do you rejuvenate yourself?
I feel rejuvenated after I experience something that makes me happy. For instance, breathing in redolent air provides me with the sensation of life streaming into and coursing through me.
What do you consider to be your most significant achievement?
Organizing a donation drive in my school to send supplies to Haiti is my most significant achievement because it provided an impoverished area with critical provisions.
If you could change one thing about your high school, what would it be and why?
I would change my school's offer of grades from eleventh and twelfth to ninth through twelfth so that students would be able to attend it throughout their high school carreers.
What historical event do you wish you could have participated in and why? (As an off-topic question, why do we use the word "historical?" It seems like "historic" does the job...then there is cyclic and cyclical...what is this "-al"?)
I wish I could have participated in Gandhi's Salt March because it was a remarkable use of non-violent civil disobedience that eventually led to India's independence from Great Britain.
How do you handle obstacles that stand between you and your goals?
I try to overcome obstacles that stand between me and my goals. I often seek advice or guidance from others if I am having great difficulties in determining a solution.
=30Should I not include part of the ? in my answer? I wasn't very sure about how to approach these ?s
Thank you! =)