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Johnna Rodriguez

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Bio

My life goals is to go to a great undergraduate college and focus on my grades. Then I want to pursue my medical goal of completing medical school to become a doctor or a surgeon. While doing this want to get into real estate because these two things have been my passion for partially my whole life. I always want to get more involved in the schools and volunteer more and give back to my community.

Education

East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School

High School
2018 - 2024

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

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

  • Majors of interest:

    • Human Biology
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  • Planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Medical Practice

    • Dream career goals:

      -
    • caregiver

      friends, family, community
      2018 – Present6 years

    Sports

    Cheerleading

    Junior Varsity
    2018 - Present6 years

    Awards

    • scholar athlete

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      lupus walkvolunteer
      2019 – Present

    Future Interests

    Volunteering

    I Can Do Anything Scholarship
    My dream version of myself is to be a doctor and a real estate agent; two things that are in my field of interest that I will show that I am determined to make it happen no matter what and become the best I can be to experience life to its fullest extent.
    Harry Potter and the Sorting Hat Scholarship
    The house I would be sorted into is Slytherin. Although there are many dark and negative views of the house, there are traits that make you a better, stronger person. This house fits me perfectly, and this is why.             Most people think of cunning when they hear Slytherin; I take it as determination. The people who are sorted into will always take opportunities and strive to the top. This shows how I am always willing to be the leader and take responsibility when I need to. In school, I am always determined to do my best and get involved to show who I am as a person. Having this trait in me has helped me build meaningful connections with teachers in my life, using it to get great recommendations for college. When running for positions in clubs or my grade, although I didn't get some, it has helped me see what different approach I can take. Talking to people, showing them the real me.             Next is ambition, like determination; this one is always making sure we get to succeed in life. For me, I am always thinking I can do better, whether it is with grades, jobs, or characteristics. I can always improve myself and be the best I can be. If I get a 98 in class, I wonder what I can do to get myself to 100. No matter what, I am always striving hard to achieve all my goals. The ambition in me also has to do with the passion in me to always make sure I can be better. Not just stop at the mediocre traits or goals, but see what I can do in the next year to be better. When it comes to characteristics, I look up to the people around me, changing things about me one by one and working on myself is the thing I take pride in. I have the passion to always give it my all. Although it is hard to change, I have the patience to take my time and not rush it and go back to old habits.             The last adjective is resourceful; we take what is given and make it better. Such as criticism, I have learned to accept it and change it to better myself. I make sure to listen to the people around me and ask how I can be better. Showing that being resourceful has become a part of my traits, I also use this for problem-solving; I take everyone's perspective on a problem and find a solution to help everyone improve. I make sure people are happy with the outcome, and although not everyone can be happy, I try to help them see the best in it. Having this skill has helped me take the scraps of life and turn them into a project. Also, taking each of the mistakes I have made and taking time to look over them has helped me improve. Like with friendships, school, and even family.            These three adjectives that describe Slytherin are not always bad things. And even though a lot of Slytherin is a part of Voldemort's command, that does not mean it is such an evil house with evil people. I am perfect in this house because every trait described matches my personality. Making sure I succeed no matter what, getting to the top to show my skills, and using the things around me to better myself and the people in my life show that Slytherin is the best match. I could not imagine myself in any other house. Slytherin is me.
    Learner Higher Education Scholarship
    Higher education is important to me because my family has not been that successful to keep on going to get higher educations, for example my uncles or aunts barley even made it to college. My siblings and I started to changed that by going to college. My brother wanted to go father to finish law school that is why it inspired me to keep on going and see my options for a better future. So higher education is important for you to be more educated and change your family's history. It can lead someone to be happy and satisfied with their job and life. With just motivation is take you far. Higher education opens so many opportunities for your future. That's why for me I want to finish college and want to go to medical school. Not only to gain more knowledge but for me to complete my long term goals in life. Higher education is so important for everyone to have, if you don't have a family that pushes you and prioritizes college it will be harder for people to complete an important step in their life. I learned that from my mother who told me her life story and said she had to push herself. So no matter what situation you always need self determination and motivation. That shows how higher education can change your whole families history with education and money situations. That's why it is important for my family to continue with the higher education path. The importance is to gain knowledge, change your families history, and live a happy, satisfied life.