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Unformatted text preview: I want to be a mechanical engineer for a variety of reasons. I come from a family of engineers. My grandfather was a petroleum engineer who had the opportunity to travel the world. My father is an electrical engineer with the opportunity for an early retirement. Furthermore, both of these men are my heroes. They are the most logical, straightforward, honest, hard-working, and intelligent human beings I have ever met and I want nothing more than to follow in their footsteps. In addition, I tend to enjoy what I excel in, and I tend to excel in the subjects of math and physics. Instantly eliminating the option of becoming a professor because I would find that much school and that many teenagers way too overwhelming, I knew I wanted to become a mechanical engineer. Throughout my life, my father instituted in me a drive for success. Every summer of my childhood was spent doing an hour a day of math drive for success....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CES 102 taught by Professor Stephan during the Fall '06 term at Clemson.
- Fall '06