Activity Sheet: Define Your “College Self”1 0 K E Y S T O S U C C ES S NAME: Denise Hawkes Making the most of the opportunities that college offers starts with knowing, as much as you can, about whom you are and what you want. Analyze your "college self" using questions like the following to think through your personal profile. What is your student status—traditional or returning, full- or part-time? -Traditional, full-time student. How long are you planning to be in your current college? Is it likely that you will transfer? -Two years. Yes I’m going to transfer to a university. What goal, or goals, do you aim to achieve by going to college? -Staying focus and keeping in mind the main reason why I’m determine to become a surgeon. What family and work obligations do you have? -I have a full time job and I am a full time parent of a two year old little girl. What is your culture, ethnicity, gender, age, lifestyle? -Jamaican, Bahamian, Cherokee Indian, Christian, female, 23, always busy. What is your current living situation? I have my own apartment and car. What do you feel are your biggest challenges in college?-Staying focus and not giving up on my dreams no matter how hard it gets.
What do you like to study, and why does it interest you?-Physician Assistant because I want to become an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon.It’s themost difficult field in medicine and not many women practice in this particular field.