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Sage AmonMr. GillianAVID 413 December 2019University of PennsylvaniaMy name is Sage Amon. I am seventeen years old, a senior at Channel Islands HighSchool, the second of three children, and I have lived in Oxnard, California my whole life. Myparents are Marc and Anne Amon; both are college graduates with my mother receiving herundergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and myfather receiving his graduate degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Intelligence andCrime Analysis from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From a veryyoung age, both my parents have inspired me to pursue higher education and to seek a career thatwill both fulfill my passions as well as compensate well. Another inspiration in my life to aim fora college education are my grandparents, who are all immigrants from the Philippines andsacrificed many dreams in their lives in order for their families to grow up in the United Statesand have a multitude of opportunities that are unfortunately not available back home.As of now, I plan to pursue a career in the medical field as a doctor with a specialty inanesthesiology. This career has definitely peaked my interest, but I still have some uncertaintywith what exactly I want to dedicate my life to. Hopefully I am able to make this decision afterbeing exposed to a variety of different fields and careers while studying in college. Right now Iam looking into biological and health science majors, and my top schools that I have beenconsidering are UC Los Angeles, UC Irvine, and UC San Diego. All of these schools are still inCalifornia, a good distance from my home in Oxnard, and have excellent programs that will
propel me to achieve my career goals. That being said, I will have to wait and see where I am

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