Write an essay where you tell us about what drives you in your pursuit of your graduate degree.
Some of the influences that lead me to think about teaching as a career were the experiences I had with past teachers that changed my life. Some of the teachers that I had that influenced me were my American history teachers. The class was taught by two teachers, because it was large in size. My teachers made history enjoyable by talking about how people lived in the past, and by showing the different perspectives of each person that was involved in events that were important in American history. Other teachers that I remember that lead me to a career in teaching were my science teachers. The best parts of all of my science classes that made me pick a career as a science teacher was doing experiments. I loved doing experiments in school, especially dissections of animal parts. For example, in my high school biology class, we had to dissect a pig’s heart. One thing that I will like about teaching is making
Abigail from South Dakota
University of Nebraska at Kearney