The example that these two upstanding lawyers have shown me has changed my perspective of the practice of law and of being a lawyer. I want to be lawyer. No, not simply a lawyer, but the greatest lawyer that I can become. Thanks to my experience, I have realized that the practice of law is the noblest of all professions and it is something that I want to do and be a part of. While I am not reciting my vow of poverty and humility by telling the story of my experience, what I am making is a clear statement of my goal in life, to become a great lawyer and uphold the true meaning of what it means to become a member of this noble profession.
I realize however that this dream is not for everyone. It takes a certain type of person with a certain type of passion to be able to become a great lawyer. I believe that I am this type of person. I have never been one to give up on a dream or sell myself short on anything. I am driven by ambition. I know what I want and I know how to get what I want. These things have made me realize that 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. Life is simply too short and too precious to be left to luck alone. After serious investigation and reflection I am convinced my educational goals will be far better achieved at this prestigious educational institution I have learned from my parents two “laws”: the law of learning and the law of giving. I believe the more you learn the more open you become for learning. I am convinced this University is a great fit for “the law of learning.
” That is why I believe that this move is a crucial step for me. My success and my accomplishments here will herald the beginning of the fulfillment of my personal and professional goals. It is said that the one thing that nobody can ever take away from you is your education and that is the one thing that I plan to not only gain for myself but for others as well. I have learned from my parents the critical importance of the law of giving, and I am both attracted and committed to this model of community service, particularly that “students apply skills to effect social change.
” I bring to this campus a variety of assets and commitments. I have benefited from a multi-cultural mentoring program in high school. As an open-minded student, I believe I am able to contribute to not only the cultural diversity, but also the global views of the learning community. My experience and perspective will greatly benefit those that I will be able to interact with on campus. I look forward to the rich academic and cultural experience that this fine University has to offer.