College and Career
8th Period English 1
Erick Alvarez
Stanford University
Engineering/Architecture

Reason:

Stanford University is known to be the 3th best engineering school. I believe this school has great education to prepare me for an engineering career in the future. Also a reason is because I want to move out of state for college and I do know that tuition will be more expensive since I will be an out-of-state student but honestly, I willing to pay the price.

History:

Stanford University was established in 1876. Former Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Ranch San Fracisquito for a country home and began the development of hid Palo Alto Stock Farm. He Later bought adjoining properties totaling more than 8,000 acres.

Stanford University's front entrance.

Admission Requirements

* Required Testing

* GPA of at least 3.7

* Application Deadline: May 1st

Campus Life

Stanford is home to the Bing Concert Hall. Many concerts are available to the students during their college experience. There's an estimate of 13,000 bicylces on campus. 7,018 undergraduates enrolled.

Why Architecture?

I have personally always found enigeering interesting, especially architecture. My dad used to be an architect and would always ask about all the numbers he would write down on a paper and until now that I'm taking an engineering class i can understand all kinds of numbers. I still dont like algebra. Sometimes it's hard to find out some things like dimensions on blueprints. But, engineering is most of the time teamwork so you can work together to fingure it out.

Example of Architecture
Architect Tools and work
More Architecture Tools

Career Details

An average architect makes about $79,300 a year. An architect draws floor plans mostly for any type of structure that stands on Earth. Architects mostly have to draw plans a certain amount of time for a customer who wants something built. The customer will give the architect details of the building/house they want so then the architect can draw it as they wish. You need a Bachelor's Degree to become an engineer.

Letter of Intent

May 14, 2015

Walgreens

12201 MONTWOOD DR

El Paso, TX 79938

915–856–0278

To whom it may concern,

I am responding to the employment opportunity listed on your website. Please accept this letter and accompanying resume as evidence of my interest in applying for this job as a Customer Service Associate. I feel my qualification and my skills would prove to be an asset for your organization. I am looking for an honoring job that will add experience to my building career. Here are some of my key strengths that would bring to the position (Computer Skills: Windows Operating Systems, Multitasking, Organization). I am confident that these qualities make me an excellent candidate for this position.

I would appreciate your consideration of my credentials, and I welcome the chance to meet with you to hear more about your company, the requirements of the position, and how my skills would be a good fit.

Thank you in advance for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Erick J Alvarez

Resume

ealvar03@student.sisd.net

Erick Alvarez

Career Objectives

My goal is to pursue a job that will enhance my people skills as well as my ability to multitask as i continue to set priorities to my future goals.

Education History

Aug. 2014 - May 2018

Pebble Hills High School
9 - 12
El Paso, Texas

Aug. 2011 - May 2014

Sun Ridge Middle School
6 - 8
El Paso, Texas

Extracurricular Activities

Art Club, Football

Hobbies & Interests

» Video Games
» Skateboarding

Skills & Abilities

» Able to multitask
» Organized
» Self-motivated
» Outlook
» Windows Operating System
» Spanish

Additional Information

I am a very efficient person, i get stuff done quickly and correctly.

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