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Amanda Meade


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Hello! I'm a full time student at Strayer University! I'm obtaining my BS degree in Information Technology cybersecurity! I plan on moving forward and getting my masters degree. I hope to one day own my own business or working for the FBI in their Cybersecurity department. In my downtime I can be found reading a book or cooking food! I love to cook and be around my friends. I work hard and as always looking for ways to make school cheaper. I'm applying for scholarships because any help will help me and lessen the debt I go into!


Strayer University-District of Columbia

Bachelor's degree program
2020 - 2024
  • Majors:
    • Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management


  • Desired degree level:

    Master's degree program

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Information Technology and Services

    • Dream career goals:

      Business Owner

    • Operations Manager

      7 Eleven
      2008 – 201810 years



    2003 – 20052 years


    • Holland High School Marching Band

      2000 – 2007

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Resuce Mission (Various) — Served Food
      2000 – 2014

    Future Interests


    Dynamic Edge Women in STEM Scholarship
    Hello, My name is Amanda Meade, and I want to thank you for taking the time out to read my essay today. Every since I have been a small child, technology has always fascinated me and has been used daily ever since. Looking back, my favorite tech invention of the last 10 years is the Google Assistant. Google is one technology company I trust. I love my Google assistant; it helps me to stay organized, it allows me to schedule things to my calendar without opening up the calendar app! Just by saying Hey Google, add this appointment to this day and time, and just like that, you are done and moving on with your day. I can honestly say without it; I would be lost! It provides you with a friend when you need a little help with planning your day, making lists, and searching for things on the internet. My favorite part of the assistant is the map feature. Why might you ask? Because all I have to do is say the address, and it will pull up the directions for you without having to type all of the information in. The Google Assistant has so many great features, and I use it daily in my life. It does so much for me that looking back; I don't know how I ever lived without it! By obtaining my Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Cybersecurity, I hope to graduate with enough knowledge to catch the criminals working behind the scenes hurting people financially and causing them years' worth of devastation. I hope to contribute new ideas and ways to make things better. I hope to make the internet a safer place to be by protecting sensitive information. I am pursuing this degree because of my passion for technology and because I have always been the one who is always helping someone in one way or another and by protecting their online identity and keeping their personal information safe is just another way I can contribute to making the world a better place. I hope to contribute and teach what I have learned to those around me and teach them how to be safe while conducting business on the internet. By sharing my experiences, knowledge, and insights, I hope that people will walk away learning something that they didn't know and feeling confident about how to be safe while browsing the internet.