Self assessment essay for grad school, I joined the National Guard before graduating high school and continued my service when I began college. My goal was to receive training that would be valuable for my future medical career, as I was working in the field of emergency health care. ENotes - Unsupported Browser, sorry, your browser is not supported. ENotes requires Internet Exorer 9 or greater. ease upgrade your browser to use eNotes. We apologize for any onvenience, and thank you for your visiting.