“I had some incredible teachers that made learning fun and engaging, but others weren’t as engaging, and I would like to change that. Becoming an educator will allow me to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
“Choosing American University was an easy decision. I applied to twelve colleges, but AU was the one that most caught my eye because of the area and how lovely the campus is. I’ve always had a passion for helping others and sharing knowledge,” Paredes said. Learn about our education majors here.