Sam H. Jones_essay 2011 2012

Sam H. Jones_essay 2011 2012 - These past two years flew by...

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These past two years flew by so fast! My senior year in high school and my first semester at IUPUI are a complete blur to me. However, two significant programs I got involved in helped shape me and prepare me for the future ahead – both of which I am still a part of today. The Sam H. Jones Freshman Service Scholar program and Ode to the Forgotten are currently a big part of my life and will continue to be in years to come. It is an incredible blessing to be connected with an organization like the Sam H. Jones Freshman Service Scholar program. This is where I met my core group of friends who helped me through the rough times this first semester at IUPUI. We have done some amazing things at George Washington Community School where we tutor once a week. And, we have an incredible opportunity to plan a service day for the youth at George Washington’s afterschool program. The kids we have met in the program are incredibly intelligent and very hyper. Each week, while I am helping students, I always ask myself, “Was I like this in seventh grade?” Some of the students are untamed and hard to handle. However, a lot of the students are very bright and have high potential to succeed in the future. The mere fact that I get to be involved in preparing students to achieve their goals makes all the frustrating times at George Washington seem very insignificant. The most challenging and rewarding time while working at George Washington was
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course UCOL Be499 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at IUPUI.

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