“Why I Want To Go To College” Jimmy Dean once said “I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” There are many obstacles in the world that will lead you to a place where you wouldn’t want to be. These days without an education you can’t get nowhere in life. Furthering your education should be the most important thing that comes to your mind when you think about life after high school. Going to college is a big step in my life, more to say in anyone’s life. I think going to college will be a big step and major accomplishment in my life because it marks the start of a new beginning.
What can I gain by obtaining my college degree? I will gain the necessary knowledge and skills it takes to become successful in today’s modern workplace. By gaining my degree, I will become more marketable to elite companies, whom I hope to be employed by, which will allow me to better provide for my family. I knew that the financial obligation of attending college would be too expensive, so I decided to join the military. During my military career I did not take advantage of the opportunity of getting my degree.
College 101 Why I chose to attend college: I chose to attend college because I have wanted to for many years now. I have always felt that going to college would help me to be able to fulfill my purpose in life. I have future plans to make a difference in the world, and for me personally I feel that college is a necessity to achieve this. I want to achieve my own personal goals of getting my Associates Degree from Lackawanna, then continuing on at another school to get my Bachelor’s Degree in social work. I have future plans of becoming a counselor or a life coach, I plan to make the final decision on which one when I have had a chance to practice as an intern; That is how I think I will learn better which one is more suitable for me personally.
There are many obstacles that I will have to encounter to reach this goal. In the end, when I hold my diploma in my hands, it will all have been worth it. The foremost reason I am earning a college degree so that I can help support my family and set a good example for my future children. A college degree is necessary for a good job and a comfortable lifestyle. (“Reports & Papers”, 1998) I never want my family to go without.
A College education means that my daughter will have a good example to follow. A college education also means that I can finally make my dreams come true and have a better quality of life. As I desire to return to the workforce and one day have my own business a degree will be necessary for me to succeed. (Nelson Mandela quote) Upon graduating from high school in 2000 it has been an ongoing struggle to get a job that fits my career path. Obtaining a college degree is important to me because it would enable me have many opportunities to provide a secure future for my family.
CJ Woods Mr. Corbett University 101 Section 03 September 8, 2013 My reasons for college are probably just like everyone else’s. I went to college because I wanted a better life for myself. I wanted to find a job that I would not be living paycheck to paycheck like my parents have to. I mean, who really wants a life like that? I know I did not want that, and that is why I wanted to go to college, even more than is the main reason why I wanted to go to college.
Completing my degree it helps me get more education and have more opportunities by having two degrees to get better income. I have always wanted to return to school, since after high school things didn’t work out, then after being out of high school for almost 15 years it makes it harder to go back to school. I wanted to be role models for my niece and nephews
All students should attend college. There is no reason why students shouldn’t. College helps in so many ways. All students should attend college because it will help to get a better career to have a higher life style, and be more qualified in a job field. Having a career is important, for the obvious reason to have money.
The main reason why I am attending college is to obtain my bachelor’s degree. Today it is hard to find a good paying job, and without a degree of some sort, it is next to impossible. In order to make more money, I must put in the many hours of work to achieve my degree. According to College Board, a college graduate will earn sixty-one percent more money over a forty-year working life than the average high school graduate. Achieving my bachelor’s degree will clearly better my lifestyle financially.
Going to college is a most excellent idea no matter how old you are. In today’s society it is a prerequisite for survival to obtain a college degree. It’s a goal one must have in order to make a new beginning and to be able to combat life’s challenging issues, to hope and strive for a better future. College opens you to new ideas and new ways of thinking about the world, and it expands your personal horizons. The college opportunities compared to the past 20 years have increased tremendously since online distance learning has become an important gateway for education, especially for those who don’t have the time and convenience to attend a traditional college.