Study abroad is my ambition

Essay by linh_doCollege, UndergraduateB+, November 2014

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Name: LinhThuy Do

Date: 09/26/2014

Prof: Dr. Amir Sharifi

Class: ESL 53C

Essay #2

Study Abroad Is My Ambition.

Everyone in the world must realize and take the most from their turning points in life. The biggest turning-point in my life is studying abroad. Time passes so fast that I did not believe I have been living here for almost 1 year but I still remembered what I had to go through to get here.

When I was in tenth grade, I wanted to go study abroad, so I had an ambition to go to America after I graduated high school. In my country, when my teacher taught us English, they always taught grammar first so it was difficult for me to speak fluently when I came here. In my head, I thought that America is a beautiful country, it has a temperate climate, people here are so friendly and the most important thing is that education here is certainly better than that in my country.

Since the day I wanted to go study oversea, I had to try harder and harder to get good grades in high school but sometimes the results were not good as I expected; therefore there were so many times I wanted to give up on it. But after all, I still kept trying day by day with the great support of my family.

I remember the day when I got to my senior year at high school; I had to try focusing on graduation exams and studying for IELTS test at the same time. Since English was not my strong subject, it was very difficult for me to take the test. But I kept trying hard, after several times, my effort finally brought me the desired results to apply...