Personal Statement - Rough Draft 2

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Largent 1 Michael Largent Mr. Boyt Advanced Writing 11 September 2008 Personal Statement As I reminisce to the pivotal day when I first took the controls of a small Cessna aircraft, I realize how that day impacted my life. I completed the preflight inspection with my instructor and jumped into the captain’s seat in the cockpit, preparing to taxi to the runway. My stomach was fluttering with excitement, my hands were quivering with anxiety, my forehead was sweating with fear, and yet I was calm because I had found where I belong. The world stood still as I peered out the curved cockpit windows down the long, lonely runway. As the plane began accelerating, I pulled back on the yoke and the plane lifted into the air. This was it! This was going to be the most memorable experience of my life. Climbing deeper and deeper into the “wild blue yonder,” I felt as if I was soaring closer and closer toward my dreams. After my flight, I knew I had found my lifelong passion. The following week I attended a summer engineering camp at Saint Louis
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course HET 489 taught by Professor Zhenwei during the Three '08 term at Swinburne.

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