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Farrel Deba


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Hello. I am an undergarduate student at Navarro College seeking a degree to work in the medical field


Navarro College

Bachelor's degree program
2023 - 2027

Midlothian Heritage High School

High School
2021 - 2022


  • Desired degree level:

    Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Biopsychology
    • Behavioral Sciences
    • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
  • Planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:


    • Dream career goals:

    • Cashier

      Chicken Salad Chick
      2021 – 20221 year
    • Cashier

      Brookshire’s Grocery Company
      2022 – 2022

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Children Success — Not specific
      2022 – 2022
    • Volunteering

      Methodist Midlothian Medical Center — not specific
      2022 – 2023

    Future Interests



    Andrea M Taylor Future Doctors Scholarship
    Sure, I can adjust the essay to reach the desired word count of 400 words. As a child, I was always fascinated by the inner workings of the human body and the ability of doctors to heal and make a positive impact on people's lives. This fascination turned into a passion as I grew older, and I knew that becoming a physician was my calling. I believe that the field of medicine is not only intellectually stimulating, but also provides a unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of others. To further develop my passion for medicine, I have been actively involved in various volunteer and extracurricular activities. I have volunteered at a local hospital, where I assisted the nursing staff in various tasks, observed surgeries, and had the opportunity to interact with patients and their families. Through this experience, I was able to solidify my desire to pursue a career in medicine and gain valuable insight into the medical field. Furthermore, I have also been involved in various social and charitable activities. I have participated in community service projects, including volunteering at a homeless shelter. These experiences have not only allowed me to give back to my community, but have also helped me to develop important skills such as leadership, communication, and empathy. I have also taken the time to read and educate myself on various medical topics. I have read books on anatomy, psychiatry, and global health issues, which have helped me to gain a deeper understanding of the field and the challenges it faces. I have also attended various workshops, webinars and conferences which have helped me to stay updated with the recent developments in the field of medicine I am excited about the opportunity to attend medical school and become a physician. I am confident that my passion, dedication, and experiences have prepared me well for the rigors of medical education and the challenges of the medical profession. I am committed to using my knowledge and skills to make a positive difference in the lives of my patients and in the communities I will serve. My passion for medicine, along with my educational background, and dedication to community service make me an ideal candidate for this scholarship. I am committed to using the scholarship to further my education and ultimately, to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others as a medical doctor.
    James Lynn Baker II #BeACoffeeBean Scholarship
    Gun violence is a significant issue that affects communities and countries around the world. In my community, I have seen firsthand the devastating effects of gun violence on individuals, families, and entire neighborhoods. The issue of gun possession is a complex and divisive one, but I believe that it is possible to create a positive change by working towards common-sense solutions that prioritize the safety and well-being of all members of our community. One approach that I would take to address this issue is to advocate for stricter gun control laws. This includes measures such as universal background checks, closing the gun show loophole, and banning the sale of assault weapons to civilians. By making it more difficult for dangerous individuals to obtain firearms, we can reduce the number of gun-related deaths and injuries. These measures will also help to prevent mass shootings and other acts of gun violence that have become all too common in recent years. Another important step in addressing this issue is to invest in programs and initiatives that address the root causes of gun violence. This includes addressing poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to education and other resources. By addressing these underlying issues, we can create a safer and more equitable community for all. This means providing education, job training and mentoring programs, mental health services and counseling, and other support to individuals who may be at risk of becoming involved in gun violence. Additionally, it is vital to work on increasing the accessibility of mental health services, as a large number of gun-related crimes are committed by individuals with untreated mental health issues. Providing support and treatment options for these individuals can be a crucial step in preventing further violence. Finally, I would work to raise awareness about the issue of gun violence and engage community members in the conversation about how we can work together to create a safer and more peaceful community. This includes working with local leaders, law enforcement, and community organizations to coordinate and implement effective strategies to reduce gun violence. I would also work to educate youth on the dangers of firearms and the importance of gun safety. While the issue of gun possession is a complex and difficult one, I believe that by advocating for stricter gun control laws, investing in programs that address the root causes of gun violence, and working with the community to raise awareness about the issue, we can create a positive change and make our community a safer place for all.
    She Rose in STEAM Scholarship
    As a psychology major, my goal is to use my knowledge and skills to improve the mental and physical health of minority populations. One way I plan to do this is by increasing access to culturally competent mental health services for minority individuals and communities. This includes understanding and addressing the unique cultural and socio-economic barriers that minority populations face in accessing and utilizing mental health services. It's crucial to take into consideration the cultural background, beliefs, and practices of the population when providing any kind of service, and mental health services are not an exception. This includes providing services in languages that are spoken by the community, hiring staff that reflects the diversity of the population, and providing services that are respectful of cultural customs and beliefs. Another way I plan to improve minority health is by conducting research to better understand the specific mental health needs of minority populations. This includes studying the impact of discrimination and systemic oppression on mental health, as well as developing interventions that are tailored to the unique needs and experiences of minority individuals and communities. Research is a powerful tool to understand the root causes of a problem, and it is also the key to finding effective solutions. By conducting research, we can understand the specific challenges that minority populations face and develop interventions that are tailored to address them. Additionally, I plan to use my psychology degree to advocate for policy and systemic changes that promote health equity for minority populations. This includes working with community organizations and policymakers to address social determinants of health, such as poverty and access to healthcare, that disproportionately affect minority communities. Advocacy is a way to bring attention to issues that affect minority communities and to push for policies that will improve their well-being. By advocating for policies that promote health equity, we can work towards creating a more just and equitable society for all. Lastly, as a psychology major, I will also use my knowledge to educate others about the importance of cultural competence in mental health services and the impact of discrimination and oppression on mental health. Education is a way to empower individuals and communities to advocate for themselves and to become agents of change in their own right. By educating others about these issues, we can work towards creating a more informed and compassionate society that is better equipped to address the needs of minority populations. Overall, my goal is to use my psychology degree to empower minority communities and promote health equity through culturally competent mental health services, research, advocacy, and education. By working towards these goals, I hope to make a meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of minority populations and contribute to a more just and equitable society for all.
    Learner Education Women in Mathematics Scholarship
    Math has always been a subject that has fascinated me. From a young age, I was drawn to the precision and logic of mathematical concepts. The ability to take a seemingly complex problem and break it down into smaller, manageable pieces has always been intriguing to me. As I have grown and studied math more in-depth, my appreciation for its beauty and elegance has only grown stronger. One of the things that I find most appealing about math is its universality. Mathematical principles and concepts are not limited to one specific field or area of study. Instead, they can be applied and used in a wide range of disciplines, from science and engineering to finance and economics. This versatility is what makes math such a powerful tool for understanding the world around us. For example, the principles of calculus, which were developed to understand the behavior of physical systems, can also be applied to understanding the behavior of financial markets. Similarly, the principles of geometry, which were developed to understand the properties of shapes and figures, can also be applied to understanding the properties of networks and systems. This universality of math is what makes it such a fascinating subject to study and explore. The principles of math have greatly shaped my understanding of the world. The ability to think logically and critically has been essential in my studies and in my everyday life. Math has taught me how to approach problems in a systematic and methodical way, breaking them down into smaller parts in order to understand them better. This skill is not only useful in math, but in any field that requires problem-solving, from science and engineering to business and management. Additionally, the ability to quantify and measure has been invaluable in helping me to understand and interpret data. Being able to understand and interpret data is becoming more important as we live in an increasingly data-driven world. Furthermore, math has also taught me the importance of precision and attention to detail. In math, small errors can lead to large discrepancies in the final result. This has taught me to be meticulous and careful in everything I do, from double-checking my work to making sure that all the information I am using is accurate and up-to-date. This attention to detail has been valuable in many areas of my life, from my studies to my work. Math has also taught me the importance of perseverance and problem-solving. Solving a difficult math problem requires patience and the willingness to try different approaches. This lesson has been valuable in helping me to tackle challenges in other areas of my life. I have learned that problems can rarely be solved easily and that it takes hard work, determination and patience to find the solution. Furthermore, math has taught me that it's important to keep trying even when I encounter a roadblock, and that a solution can be found through persistence. I am drawn to math because of its precision, logic, and universality. The principles of mathematics have greatly shaped my understanding of the world by teaching me to think critically, quantify, measure, and solve problems through perseverance. Math has not only helped me to understand the world around me, but has also been valuable in developing skills that are essential for success in any field. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to study math and look forward to continuing to explore its beauty and elegance in the future.
    Audra Dominguez "Be Brave" Scholarship
    Facing adversity, whether it be physical or mental, can be challenging, but it can also make you stronger and more determined to achieve your goals. Growing up with a single mother, losing my father at a young age, and moving to a new country where I experienced racism, all while striving to achieve my career aspirations of becoming a doctor. One of the steps I took to overcome adversity was to identify the problem. I recognized that growing up in a single-parent household and experiencing racism; be it at school or in the work milieu; were significant challenges in my life. I also understood that adapting to a new culture and financial struggles were obstacles I had to face. Another step I took was creating a plan. I understood that to achieve my career aspiration of becoming a doctor, I needed to work hard, and I did just that. I worked two jobs throughout the few years I had left as a high school student to ensure that I could afford college here. I keep pushing forward, always working towards my goal., despite my financial struggles, and I continue to work hard to make my dream a reality. I took action, and I continue to evaluate my progress and make adjustments when necessary I also sought support, both from friends and family; especially my mother; as well as professionals. They helped me stay motivated and provided valuable perspective. My mother was a great source of inspiration and determination throughout my life. She succeeded in raising three kids on her own, while also providing us with a valuable education. Her hard work and dedication served as a constant reminder to me that anything is possible if I put my mind to it. She instilled in me the importance of education and the belief that I could achieve my dreams, no matter the obstacles. Her unwavering support and encouragement were instrumental in my ability to overcome adversity and continue to pursue my career aspirations. I also kept a positive attitude, reminding myself that these challenges were temporary and that I will come out stronger on the other side. I also believed in my capabilities and knew that I could overcome these obstacles. I learned from the experiences, and use them to make myself stronger and more resilient in the future In conclusion, my personal story is an example of how one can overcome adversity, and continue to work towards achieving their career aspirations. My determination, hard work, and positive attitude I hope will serve as an inspiration to others facing similar challenges. I keep pushing forward and never give up on my dreams.