Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?My most memorable childhood experience has to be the time I went fishing with just my grandfather. It was just me and him for a whole day. It is a faint memory because it was such a long time ago. However, I do recall sitting on the dock with him with a gorgeous sunset, and a very calm body of water all around us. It was a really peaceful time, because it was so simple yet enjoyable spending time with my grandfather and spending time doing one of our favorite hobbies together.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I believe I most closely identify with my father out of my family members. I believe this because we are both very analytical and creative. We both like to do a lot of the same things which connects us more than some of my other family members. We both try our very best to put other people first.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?I admire character traits such as honesty, trustworthiness, and respect the most in an individual. They are all traits that I try my best to uphold myself so I try to surround myself with others who do the same.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?The funniest thing to ever happen to me is the first time I went to visit my previous girlfriend's parents. We were about to head outside where I walked through a screen door because I thought the door had been open. It was a good first impression to say the least.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?If time and money were not an issue I would really like to travel to Ireland, Norway, and Sweden. I would like to travel to Ireland because my grandmother holds our Irish heritage very closely to her. I would also like to travel to Norway and Sweden, because of the beautiful natural landscapes that are there.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?When I have children I would like to pass on a great sense of humbleness and work ethic. I think almost anything can be accomplished with a great work ethic. My parents have both been great examples of humbleness, and I would like my children to possess those traits as well.