Last Name 1NameSLS 1122 New Student ExperienceProfessor Andrea WalkerPurpose PaperSome people are born knowing exactly what their purpose in life is, others must dig alittle deeper so that they may find out. For the longest time, I was one of the latter. It was toughfor me; I've known what my interests are and the things that make me happy, yet I was stillfighting myself. I was under the impression that my purpose needed to be something skill based,something that would put me at an advantage over others. However, having mulled theappropriate questions over for quite some time, it's clear that I've known my purpose all along.My purpose is to gain happiness and harmony in life through the exploration of different peopleand cultures around the world in order to spread acceptance and wisdom. In life, it is alsoimportant to know what your goals are so that you stay motivated and have something positive towork towards. My long-term personal goal is to have a healthy relationship and family that I canset a good example for within the next ten years. My academic goal is to have gained knowledgeby transferring to UCF and graduating within the next two years with my bachelor's degree intourism and hospitality management. My long-term career goal is to earn a leadership positionwithin five years in the hospitality and tourism industry that will allow me to help others andspread open-mindedness.