How To Go Back To School Essay

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Back to School Ramona Dory English 121- Week 3 Assignment Andrea Pfaff - Instructor Regan Tuttle - TA October 10, 2011 Back to School I never thought I would be 43 years old and going back to school. I will be talking about going back to school and why I decided to go back to school to get a degree. I always planned to go to college, after I graduated high school; I attend a technical school and got a diploma in Data Entry. I thought that would help me find a job so that I would be able to go to college, but I was not able to find a job in that field, so I was just working where I could in order to pay bills. I attempt several times before now to go back to school, but always got side track or something distracted me. When I turned 40, I got custody of my…show more content…
But still it just wasn't enough. As I began to look for jobs that could take care of me and my nephew I discovered that I need a degree. So I started checking out different schools and comparing the prices. Then I got off track, I put it off for a few years due to other personal issues I had going on. So, 3 years later here I am, attending Ashford University working on my BS degree in Social Science and enjoying it. I realized that college is very important and receiving my degree can help me get that great job I have always wanted. I know that college is right for me. I love being in college. I got negative and positive feedback from family and friends, saying that I was too old, I waited too long and that I had my nephew, but I had made up my mind that I was going to do this, for me and my nephew so that we can live comfortably one day. The benefits of returning to school are the fact that I will be educated and able to answer questions when my nephew asks me. That would make me the proudest. I want to better my education to feel better about myself; because

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