The individual I most admire in life is without doubt my mother. My motherís courage, sacrifices, strength and love for me and my family were demonstrated to me when we emigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam. My mother not only helped us become successful in our studies and the local community by tirelessly working and sacrificing for our needs, but she also showed remarkable bravery and courage by undertaking these efforts without her husband and my father.
My strongest personal characteristic is my ability to focus on my goals, sacrificing my desires in the here and now for my long-term goals. I find this easy to do as I know once I achieve my goals I will be in a position to help my mother, those I love, and my community. My weakest personal characteristic is