College and Career

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Joyce Castillo

Texas Tech University  

I choose Texas Tech University because it's programs are excellent and also for its Texas Tech health science center. The health science center is one of the fourth building of this university and it provides an excellent medical program . I thought this part of the university was a great choice because the Health science center is not only located in the actual university at Lubbock Texas but It's also located at El Paso. I really believe this is great because if it is that I do not afford to go to the actual state university I could just assist the Texas Tech Health Science Center at El Paso, the college provides you with different  types of medical programs including nursing, biomedical science, allied health science, medicine and pharmacy schools.  

Texas Tech University has lots of traditions that are part of the campus life it provides and example of a tradition would be the Carol of Lights. This tradition is to celebrate the holiday season in the university, this celebration takes place in Science Quadrangle where the choir gets together and they sing holiday songs. When the Lighting ceremony starts,  students as well as those who assist the show stand and watch as over 25,000 as red, white and orange lights start to  illuminate the 13 buildings surrounding the memorial circle. This tradition started to take place in the year of 1959 when Harold Hinn came up with the idea and provided the funds to cover the science quadrangle and the administration building with lights. This tradition is now one of the favorite traditions in Texas Tech.

The career that i am hoping to pursue is to be a doctor and graduate with a PHD degree. This career is not my actual first choice but it is defiantly my second choice, i want to pursue this career because medical flied has always caught my attention even if it about the human studies or animals anything that has to do with the body captures my attention. I also choose this path because i like to help others not only to feel better but to save their life's as well.

When i was little i wanted to be a teacher and lots of other things but i did know that i wanted to work with the body system and learn about as well. My mom always told me that i was good for this profession because i have what it takes to be part of this career. I believe that i can reach my goal to graduate with a doctorates degree and become a doctor in the future to be able and safe life's.

Being a doctor you would generally get a high annual income compare to other occupations. However as residents they normally earn about $42,000 to $75,000 a year but a fully trained doctor would earn about $100,00 to upwards of $500,000 a year. Although the earning of a doctor are affected by their experience, location, specialty and employer. Doctor in private practice do earn more than those in salaried position. If your position is general and family practitioners in an entry wage you would earn $66.94 hourly, if you are a median wage you would earn $86.58 hourly and if you are experienced wage you would earn $90.00+ hourly. These wages are Texas Wages so they do get a pretty good pay check here in Texas.

If you are highly fascinated by the way the human body works , and you are interested in the medical field you should really consider this career path. They are many different types of doctors , from generalist like family physicians to specialist for example such as oncologist. A doctors most important and first responsibility is to diagnose patient's injuries and illnesses. They interview their patient to find out what their problem or complains are and then conduct a physical exam. The exam that the doctors conduct depend on what the patient has, these exams consist of x-Rays , blood exams , etc. Doctor prescribe medication depending on the medical problem the patient has, The treatments include dressing wounds, like I said before prescribing medication or administrating the medicine. The also arrange surgeries recommendations for rehabilitation or providing advise for exercise and nutrition.

To become a doctor you need apply to a medical school and must complete a 4 year bachelor's degree, including several science courses . Because the admission process is highly competitive, some applicants can also earn a masters degree before even applying. Medical school require for the applicant to write a medical admission test ( MCAT). Schools consider the scores of the applicant with that standardize test in addition to their college grades when making their decision. Most schools consider extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and personal character.

Medical schools take up to 4 years to complete and lead to a doctor of medicine degree (MD). Once the MD degree is obtained, graduates must complete a residency program. The residencies are periods of practical, on the job training that take place in the hospitals or other medical settings. Most residencies last about 3 to 7 years depending on their specialty.

Letter of Intent

Joyce Castillo

11965 Waterside Dr.

El Paso, Tx 79936

(915) 443-5185

May 14, 2015


3400 Joe Battle Bld.

El Paso, TX 79936

To whom it may concern:

I’m responding to the employment opportunity listed in your website. Please accept this letter and accompanying resume as evidence of my interest in applying for this Barista position. I feel like my ability of excellent communication skills will prove to be an assent for your organization. I’m looking for an honor job that will add experience to my career path. Here are some of the strong qualities I would bring to the position, I am a person who thoroughly enjoys working with others and the public I can provide excellent customer service, and I am a willing and eager person to learn new things. I am confident that these strengths make me a great candidate for the position as a barista.

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.


Joyce Castillo


Joyce Castillo

Career Objectives

my goal is to pursue a job that will help me develop my hands on skills an also to improve my ability of communication skills with others as well as multitasking, and continue to set priorities as i reach my goal to reach my profession.

Education History

July 2014 - May 2015

El Dorado 9th Grade academy/ Pebble Hills High School
El Paso, Texas

Volunteer Experience

May 2013 - To Present

el paso, Texas

Apr. 2013 - To Present

taking pictures for the year book
el paso, Texas

Awards & Certificates

» national junior honor society (Apr. 2013)
» a/b honorolled (Feb. 2012)

Extracurricular Activities

Cheerleading, Softball

Hobbies & Interests

» Drawing
» Photography
» Volunteerism
» Music

Skills & Abilities

» Organized
» Spanish

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