A Great Accomplishment

Katelyn Martinez
Mrs. Peluso
English 3: Period 4
December 10, 2010

A Great Accomplishment

Achievement: something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort, great courage. Something I consider one of my greatest accomplishments in my young adult life is attaining my first job. I could name many reasons why I think of this as an achievement but three things I consider most important. It has taught me how to be responsible, it has helped me build confidence to overcome other obstacles and it has given me a new perspective on working.
First of all, being responsible is a critical part of success. If I wasn’t responsible I would get fired. I work as a cashier at ...

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they graduate high school. Personally, I feel like I am more prepared for college because my confidence level has gone up. When I have to get a second job in college, I won’t be as scared because I will have already been through the experience. Another way I have gained independence is by making my own money. I don’t have to ask my parents for money as much because I get my own paychecks. I can buy little things I enjoy and save up money to purchase my own car.
Secondly, I know I have overcome an enormous obstacle in my life which gives me an amazing feeling of accomplishment. All my life, I’ve never really liked doing anything work related like doing chores. Everyone that knew me never thought I would have a job as a teenager. However, now that I have a job I actually enjoy working for my own money. I always thought having a job would be sort of intimidating just in case I did something wrong and messed up. I occasionally will do something wrong because everyone makes ...

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