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In 2005, my brother, Nicholas, was diagnosed with ADHD. In addition, he was also lab…CatherineRowan University

I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was very young. It was a very difficult time f…
JOSEPHWestminster choir college at Rider University
I desire to get a teaching degree because i have been lucky enough to have had many …LoganTascosa High School
I have always had the mindset that I would never be goI have always had the mindset …JohannaNorth Park University
Holding my black expo pen to the whiteboard, I continued our lesson. We were in the …CamilleVanderbilt University
I was born and raised in a low-income city. My single mother had to raise my sister …AndreaWilliam Paterson University of New Jersey
Growing up in Northeast Los Angeles and attending a public school, I ex…Roberto Georgetown University
Over the years I have always loved children but I never knew what I wanted to do wit…SarahBaker College
When I was 5 years old, I heard my sister running up the stairs screaming that somet…Dalton Illinois State University
When I tell my colleagues of my plans to become a high school teacher, I hear typica…HeathOld Dominion University
I had started to mahor in my field of Art after I graduated from high school in …Dr.TheresaCNR,CSI,SVA,Cambell University,Belford University
I have know that I have wanted to be a teacher since I was about 5 years old. I was …Hannah Montana State University
Teachers are parents away from home. Some synonyms for parenting are: to bring up, t…SarahLindenwood University
Passion is defined as a strong and barely controllable emotion. I have worked at a d…JaimeKeene State College
When I was in high school, I stumbled upon a program that would change my life forev…KaitlynMillersville University
When I was a kid, I felt like I couldn’t succeed academically. I felt stupid and had…GiaRowan College at Burlington County
I was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago in the Englewood neighborhood. Fai…AricBall State University
I never wanted to be a teacher. Or at least I never knew that I did. When I was in t…KloeCentral Texas College
Disappointment is an emotion that rarely leads to wonderful situations. It leaves us…CarlyNorth Carolina Central University
There are two events in recent years that changed my life forever. Although I curren…NicoleMontgomery College
I remember being in art class when I met the reason why I want to be a teacher. Her …AnnaliseMount Juliet High School
I began my pursuit for a teaching degree, when my neighbor who teaches biology for a…CathrineTeachers of Tomorrow
There are many things that inspired me to pursue a teaching degree, but the main thi…EliseBrigham Young University-Idaho
Police officers, fire fighters, doctors, and lawyers are all great careers to have. …SamanthaNew York City College of Technology
I have always enjoyed reading and even taught myself how to read when I was 4 years …AveryIndiana University Purdue University-Columbus
Growing up I wanted to find a career that I knew I could give back to others, and ma…TreyGreencastle High School
I went to go to college so that I can go to prison.

Growing up in a close-kn…
AlexandraMissouri State University
As I reflect on my past, I find it difficult to pinpoint the exact moment that l…MeleahUniversity of Central Oklahoma
What do I want to do for the rest of my life?,” “What is going to make me happy?” an…Alison Lipscomb University
When I was in 7th grade, I started babysitting and it became apparant that I wanted …Caryn
Some have said that the power to communicate is one of the greatest gifts that c…KatherineUniversity of Washington
The moment I knew I wanted to become a teacher was indescribable and honestly made u…DallasIndian River State College
What gave me the desire to teach? I can answer this easily. It is not only a desire,…NathanialFlorida Southern College
I decided that I wanted to earn my teaching certificate when I realized that I love …MandyGrand Canyon University
I never believed that I was anything special. I never had any real talents. I could …KatarinaGrand Canyon University
I didn’t know I wanted to be a teacher until my senior year of high school. Shocking…RachelUW-Oshkosh
I developed an interest in teaching during high school, but it was before attending …JamesUCLA
Whenever I think about what my future holds as an educator, I get really excited. As…OceanTexas Tech University
I have always loved interacting with children not only because they bring such happi…HannaUniversity of Central Oklahoma
Hi, my name is Sasha Alvarez. The moment I realized I wanted to become a teach would…SashaAshford University Online
I have always been a creative individual who prefers to think outside of the box. Wh…SavannahUniversity of Alabama
I have been told many times in my life that I would make a wonderful teacher, bu…LeanneThe University of Alabama
I can trace my desire to pursue a teaching degree from two categories; the example o…CamdenUtah Valley University
School was an absolute sanctuary for me growing up. My mom passed away when I was 7-…KailaArizona State University
I first became interested in becoming a teacher while in middle school; however, I d…ErinSouth Piedmont Community College
I am currently training to be an Agriculture Food and Natural Resources educator, fo…SaraMichigan State University
Throughout my four years of high school, I had my mind set on what I had planned to …MichaelEast Carolina University
Coming from a single parent household, living below the poverty line for my K-12 yea…India University of Kentucky
As a young child, education was always the highlight of my day. I have continuously …Lindsay Colorado Christian University
The earliest memories I can recall in my childhood are those when I was sidled up to…AbigailUniversity of Maryland College Park
Growing up, I never stayed in the same school for long. In fact, the fact that I was…VictorGrand Canyon University
When I was younger, my sister and I would always play "school". I would be t…HannahTemple Baptist School
First semester of freshman year I was lucky enough to pass my classes with all A’s s…LaniOakwood University
I’ve known that I’ve wanted to be a teacher ever since I was about 3 years old when …BrookeFergus High School
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Passion. I have had my min…
LaurenIllinois State University
Throughout my teenage years, I have always struggled deciding on what career I would…ReneeSoutheastern High School
I have always known that I have wanted to become a teacher. With each new classr…GarretConcordia University, Nebraska
Ever since I was a little girl, I have wanted to be a teacher. I have always loved l…MackenzieWilmington College
My name is Bella Maltony. I am choosing Wheeling Jesuit University as my college c…IsabellaWest Allegheny High School
There are moments in our lives that we realize that there are things we love and thi…Michaela Golden Valley High School
Last month, I made a life-changing decision to change my major. I was initially a Pe…AveryTexas State University
When you were young, did you ever dream of what you wanted to become? My dream was a…CeceliaKent State University
I really don't remember the moment I wanted to become a teacher. I am a 41 year …DaciaCleveland State University
“Do you want to keep her?” Was one of the first quotes ever said about me before I e…AlexandriaMassaponax High School
When I was little I wanted to be a lawyer because I thought they helped people the m…Channing Abilene High School
I was fortunate to have multiple teachers who had a profound influence on my career …RebeccaWestern Governors University
For me, my greatest inspiration to pursue a teaching a degree is from all the teache…MorganMartin Luther College
I always knew I was a bit different than other students. I skipped two grades in …SharifCollin College
Every Easter at my grandmother's house we have a big Easter egg hunt with all of…MaceyPolk State College
In the first grade, I would ask for extra worksheets to take home so that I could pl…BeckyWestern Governors University