Tired of Playing

Once upon a time, I used to play the game. By which I mean that for the purposes of scholarship applications and staying on the semi-better side of certain teachers, I would talk up my [in-the-waiting-zone aka Plan B] academic and career goals when required to do so. But… now, symptoms of super-senioritis are showing in, for example, how I’m filling out my student profile forms. Excerpts from this one in front of me read (original punctuation and misspellings included)…

INFLUENCES

LATEST BOOK/BIOGRAPHY THAT INFLUENCED YOU JPII’s Theology of the Body

FUTURE

LIST THE MOST IMPORTANT GLOBAL/WORLD ISSUES THAT WILL AFFECT YOU IN THE NEXT 2-5 YEARS…

TWO YEARS presidential election

FIVE YEARS demographic winter

TEN YEARS culture of Death

DREAMS/WISH LIST/GOALS

VOCATIONS THAT APPEAL TO YOU Homemaker

ACTIVITIES YOU ASPIRE TO parkour, shooting, butterfly knife training

FAMILY/GROUP/LIFESTYLE GOALS homeschooling mom

CAREER GOALS     (GENERAL OR SPEICIFIC) Co-author of living epistles

PERSONAL LIFESTYLE OR PHYSICAL ACHIEVEMENTS (SPORTS/LITERARY/MUSICAL/INTELLECTUAL) finish reading the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Augustine’s Confessions, and Thomas Aquinas’ Summa…. revisit and progress in violin

FINANCIAL GOALS debt-free stability

ASSETS 

YOUR STRONGEST ASSETS faith, maternal instinct

… Yep. This teacher’s gonna love me.

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