Kiersten Porter

Dance~Volleyball~Jesus

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain

My Brain

Although I use both the left and right side of my brain depending on the thought process necessary, I am most comfortable while using the left side of my brain. That means that I like more structure, control, clarity, focus, direction, responsibility, organization, planning, mathematical and analytical skills, listening skills, rational and logical thinking. However, sometimes I need more spontaneity, expression, nurturing, social and interpersonal activity, imagination and creativity, artistry, holistic, abstract and conceptual thinking.

My Personality Type

#1 Blue

I have a blue personality type. That means that I am very concerned with feelings, friendships are very important to me, and I think of others before myself. When I communicate with others I'm very emotional. It frustrates me when others are negative and rude examples.

Decision Making

Directive Style

When making decisions I tend to follow the directive style. People with that decision making style focus on task and details, considers facts, rules, and procedures, acquires information through hunches and by using short reports with limited data, evaluates information by using intuition, experience, and rules, and has a low tolerance for uncertainty and needs structure. Others sometimes perceive my decision making as rigid, impersonal, simplistic, and autocratic. The best organizational fit for my type of decision making is one that allows for structure, goal-oriented, or where power and authority are important.

ACT Profile Results

My Top 3 Career Choices

Major

Health Sciences and Services

4 Year Degrees

  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Communication Disorders
  • Medical Radiologic Technology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Medicine


Jobs Available

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


Description

  • Prepare for the independent professional practice of veterinary medicine
  • This involves the diagnosis, treatment, and health care management of animals


You Should Be:

  • Intuitive and curious in nature
  • Flexible in your work habits and techniques
  • A logical thinker who can identify and solve many animal-related problems


Suggested High School Courses

  • Health
  • Life sciences, including biology, physiology, anatomy, etc.
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Mathematics, including statistics and probability
  • English, including writing skills
  • Psychology
  • Current events or world affairs
  • Computer literacy
  • Art, music, or drama
  • Clubs or group activities working with animals or veterinary hospitals

Top 3 Colleges

High School Timeline

Senior Year

1st Semester

  • Fight Senioritis don't get lazy, but your grades and involvement still very much matter at this point
  • Take The ACT Or SAT Again if you're unhappy with any of your scores
  • Get Letters Of Recommendations request them in the first few weeks of school and assemble a packet for each recommender with a copy of your resume
  • Apply To Your Top Three To Five Schools
  • Make Sure Your Applications Contain: everything proofread twice, send in a neat, clean application, make copies of everything you send in the mail
  • Keep Looking For Scholarships
  • Create A Checklist of places you've applied to and application deadlines
    2nd Semester
  • Pick A School you should've heard back from the colleges you applied to and now you chose which one you want to go to
  • Fill Out The FAFSA as close to Jan. 1 as you can in order to qualify for government grants and loans
  • Make Sure All Of The Paperwork Required by the university and its departments has been filled out and sent by the dates specified
  • Begin Researching greek rush requirements at your college of choice
  • Check On Housing many schools begin housing assignments in May
  • Graduate!
  • And Finally, Enjoy Your Summer once college starts, everything changes forever

How Do I Get It?

Alabama A & M

My High School Graduation

Monday, May 17th 2021 at 8:30am

285 Stadium Drive

Fayetteville, AR

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The pain that you've been feeling can't compare to the joy that's coming.

Romans 8:18