Again, you have to remember what “influence” means. And if it’s about your mom, give enough specific examples so that nobody else’s essay about their own mother will be quite like yours.
The admissions committee doesn’t need to be convinced that Martin Luther King or Gandhi are admirable. The exact wording of the question is, “Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence.” The subtext there is that you shouldn’t spend the entire essay describing why this person is so wonderful. An essay about how your mother has inspired you to work hard is a nice essay. You can find even more advice in our video, “How to Write Great College Essays.” It’s $12.99 and available as a streaming download.
Influence is defined as, “the action or process of producing effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of another…” The fact that you admire someone doesn’t necessarily mean they’ve influenced you.
Deciding to improve your behavior in school, visiting a particular college you previously refused to see, spending more time volunteering at the soup kitchen—if you did those things because of someone else, that’s influence. Don’t choose this prompt to try to sound impressive.
She was the one who introduced the habit of reading into my life.
I still remember the first time I visited a library, along with my mother I wore a yellow dress; my mother held my hands, and took me to the childrens section.The beauty of the earth depends on the living and nonliving things.Our planet is influenced by humans, but humans are affected by other human beings.But my mother was there, gave me the encouragement and the time to learn properly.Practice makes perfect, she always repeated this phrase while she taught me the tricks and skills in basketball.Every one thought that I achieved that state on my own, but I knew better. Therefore I think that all of the compliments and regards belonged to my mother, not to me.My mother was a lovable, respectful, and beautiful person. That means you'll need to give specific examples of those things. There needs to be some action or change in your actions, behavior or opinions.When a baby is born into the world, he isnt aware of anything about the world or the people.While the child starts to grow, he learns more things and gets affected by his surrounding.