Planning for Success

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Jessica Navarro
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January 27, 2016
Lauren Kelley
Planning for Success

I am originally from El Paso, Texas. I grew up in a close knit family of four. I could not ask for better parent and my sister is my best friend. I grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness, my immediate family and extended family are devout Witnesses. It is not just a religion; it is a way of life. Although I have strayed from the religion, I believe this made me who I am today. I have biblical knowledge, which in turn has instilled values in me. One of my strengths is punctuality, I like to be on time because I know others time is valuable. I am a caring person, I listen to others and I will try to do anything I can for them. I am also ambitious; I have hopes to own a company or be a CEO. I also have weaknesses: I tend to procrastinate and be disorganized at times. Prior to GCU, I attended Western Technical College, a private college, and received an Associates of Applied Science in Physical Therapy. I had a very positive experience. The schedule was compatible with my daily life, I took one class at a time which allowed me to focus well, the director of the program was very helpful, my classmates were approachable, and I believe it prepared me for my career as a Physical Therapist Assistant. I had thought about enrolling at GCU for about a year, since I was pregnant with my daughter. My family is uneducated, but my husband’s family are all Master’s or Doctor’s. I noticed the difference in their way of life, and I immediately knew what path I wanted to show my daughter. Obviously, I expect to gain my degree, but I also hope to gain respect from my family as an educated, working woman. My short term academic goal is to achieve my Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration, and finish with a 3.8 GPA. I will finish this degree in two years, and I will apply for low to mid-level hospital…...

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