20061103 Final Draft of Essay 5

20061103 Final Draft of Essay 5 - Willis Thai EN1014...

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Willis Thai EN1014 11/03/06 “Diligence Has Been A Part Of My Life Because My Parents Introduced It To Me” Diligence has been a part of my life because my parents introduced it to me as a kid. I sometimes complained about it, but never asked for it to stop. They brought me to many tutoring and prep schools during the weekends and even in the summer. There were some which I liked and some which I hated. Either way, they’ve shaped me into the person I am today. As a kid I would go to the Kumon Learning Center after school for math and reading. I’ve never hated it. It was a fun place to go because they’ve taught me new math techniques earlier, like short division. I was so ahead in math that I was dubbed the “Math Whiz” in 4 th grade. After doing my work there, they would give paper money to me, which I guess was a way to make me happy and interested in learning. After a few months, they would have some sort of sale, which I always looked for, where they sold candy, pencils, shirts, and many other items. I would always remember using up all my money to buy Twizzlers. What also contributed to my nickname “Math Whiz” was some extra tutoring I
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