Essay On National Junior Honor Society

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As someone once said, “You shouldn’t want to be better than everyone else; you should want to be better than you ever thought you could be”. I believe that although I have already had the honor of being a part of National Junior Honor Society for the past two years and now have been invited into National Honor Society, there are goals for self-improvement that I can and will set for myself. I trust that if you work hard and are not afraid to fail, almost anything is possible. I recognize that as a human being I have strengths and weaknesses, and in society today you are taught to play to your strengths and bury your weaknesses, but I think there is a better way. You can work as hard as you can, so your weaknesses become strengths and there is nothing that you have to hide. Being a human also means constantly being under construction, and some areas I believe I need to work harder on are self-confidence, studying skills and public speaking. …show more content…
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