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Hi I'm Andrea

I'm grew up in South Carolina. I love to laugh, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated college a little over a year ago with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minored in Pre-Law. I've always dreamed of attending a top 50 law school and receive my J.D. Towards the end of college, I developed a strong interest in environmental politics. I decided I wanted to focus my legal interests on environmental law and politics. Recently, I moved away from home to experience life on my own. I am now working as a paralegal at a family law firm and have come to love helping people with their issues in family law. I'm applying for law school in the fall and keeping my fingers crossed that I get accepted to a top 50 law school like I have always dream. I am a lover a music. I believe music soothes the soul and can encourage whatever your current mood is. If I'm not talking, I'm either listening or singing to music. I grew up at the beach and am a beach girl through and through. The sand, the sun, the ocean, all of it! The beach is my favorite place on earth to be at. I'm pretty carefree and just live to enjoy life to the fullest and try to take life as it comes minute by minute. Laughter is my secret to success in life!

Why I am a Mormon

At eight years old I had to make a decision on whether I wanted to live the standards of the Church and be baptized. I knew that I did want to be baptized, but at first, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to be baptized for myself or if I wanted to be baptized for my parents. This was a tough distinction for me. After some thought, I knew that I wanted to be baptized for myself. By being baptized, I promised to live the standards of our church to the best of my ability. To date, this is the single most important event in my life that has shaped who I have become and who I will become. This church is the single most important thing in my life to this day. It is hard obeying everything we are asked, but I try as best as I can. The church taught me the importance of my family and of having a family of my own one day. Through families, anything is possible. The single truth of knowing that I can be with my family forever is enough reason for me to be Mormon. I haven't been perfect, by any means. I've made lots of mistakes, but through repentance, faith, and by following the standards of being a Mormon, I will be the happiest I can be in this life and in the next.

How I live my faith

The most important way I live my faith is by trying to be the best friend I can be. The Savior was a great friend and a role model. By reading my scriptures and praying daily, I try to understand the Savior so I can be more like him. At church, I am in charge of ensuring that a group of girls in our ward is shared a spiritual message each month, along with making sure each of these girls are taken care of in any way that is needed: spiritually, physically, and emotionally. It serves as a good way to build a support group for each other.