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While in Madrid this summer, my family and I decided to attend the presentation of the world’s highest paid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.
Many students may feel the same way I am feeling: overwhelmed and stressed. It seems like this semester all I have to look forward to is an overwhelming load of school work and projects.
I’m sure a lot of people would agree that the events of summer are always quite interesting. My summer consisted basically of writing stuff, playing music, reading and video games. That already sounds like winning combination.
It seems like all we hear nowadays revolves around materialism. We especially see it on television and various reality shows. Our society has put material things up on a pedestal rather than upholding other important values such as good work ethic, integrity and simplicity.
Immigration has played a big part in my family and it has established who I am today. Almost everyone from my grandparents to my parents came to the United States from Mexico.
In an all out attempt to become more politically and socially active this summer I decided to take the opportunity to involve myself in many activities that people might label progressive.
In life there is always something that catches our attention, a task or instance which consumes our existence. It is as if we are trying to grow up quickly, forgetting everything that is around us, focusing on the future with tunnel vision set ahead. But why do we do this?
Organization is something we all want in our lives, but have a hard time figuring out how to obtain it. Many know how organization can ease a person’s hectic life, but they still tend to avoid obtaining it. I had a mission this past summer to get organized, so that I could start the new school year smoothly.