Usually, when people talk about "rocky” relationships, it’s with a frown, but mine has enriched my life. i became fascinated with rocks when i was really young, and throughout my childhood you could usually find me with my pockets bulging from whatever stony treasures i’d scavenged that day. when my science teacher taught us a unit on geology, i realized that my fascination could become an exciting career that could also me make good money. obtaining an internship to work on the geological exhibit at the museum is an important step on my road to being a geologist. the best description of the writer’s point of view is that the person is eager to make a lot of money in a museum internship. insistent that geology should be taught as part of every science course. hopeful to be able to further the goal of eventually becoming a geologist. concerned that people do not generally relate well to the study of geology.
hopeful to be able to further the goal of eventually becoming a geologist.
The personal statement is intended to be part of an application to an internship at a geological exhibit. The author presents information about his past and present interest in rocks in order to convince the reader of his passion for geology. He ends by telling the reader that he believes the internship would be an important step in the process of becoming a geologist.
I'm not sure but I put C. Importance of learning Geology. Let me know if it is right or wrong. I did a lot of searching and it all led to this one.
The correct answer is B. Pursuit of a career in geology
A personal statement is a text you write as part of your application to a university or college, in this text you provide information about your experiences, and motivations for a certain career. In the case of the introduction presented, the author focuses on narrating the events that took him to select geology as a career, this mainly based on experiences during childhood "I became fascinated with rocks when I was really young", "my science teacher taught us a unit on geology, I realized that my fascination could become an exciting career". This means this text focuses on the way, the author discovered his vocation and at the same time, the way the author pursued this path through past experiences or the pursuit of a career in geology.
The topic of the personal statement can be best described as the reason rocks are interesting for the speaker. And the reason why rocks are interesting for he/she, according to the excerpt, is that they are the key for learning Geology. The correct answer is the second one: importance of learning geology.
The speaker tells in this excerpt how rocks have always been present in his/her life and how this hobby became the possibility of a career that could also help pursuit economic stability. The reason rocks are interesting in the speaker's life is that they are the main reason for him/her to discover his/her fascination for the origin of rocks, and therefore, geology. The speaker made of this hobby his/her way of living.