Journal 1

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As a child my favorite subject often changed by who was teaching the class. I didn’t realize that I was actually smart until eight grade. At that time, my favorite subject was Spanish. I also enjoyed my Social Studies class- especially the subjects on the Civil War and women’s rights. In High School, I dabbled in a little physical science. The teacher taught in multiple ways. She knew that everybody learned in a different way, so she tried to accommodate everybody. That’s when my English skill came about. I had a few poems published in different books. I also advanced in math and basically all of my classes. In my junior year, I started taking agricultural classes which extend into my senior year. As a senior, I took advanced courses in English and Math. I hadn’t taken one Sociology class at this point. My favorite non-circular activity was golf. I didn’t play often and I wasn’t good at it, but I loved it. I engulfed myself in Agriculture. I wanted to be a veterinarian, I was the Vice President of my FFA chapter, and I was showing both pigs and a steer at my local fair. I was proud of my position as the FFA vice president, through them I had competed in many different competitions and had won! I found out that I was good at communication and speeches, I was good at memorizing breeds of animals and I was a good leader. When I graduated high school I started taking agricultural classes at the college level and I hated it. My “On Course” class required us to plan out what we wanted to do. I took many tests that told me what kind of person I was, who I should marry, and, overall, what job field I should be in. Social worker was at the top of my list. I immediately fell in love with the idea of social work. The very next semester I took my first sociology class. I loved everything about the class- the teacher, the documentaries, the concepts. As I took more sociology…...

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