Jobs are hard to find these days, especially when they are seeking a High School diploma or a College degree of some sort. My returning back to school is the best decision that I have made thus far and when I finally graduate, I will know for sure that I made the right choice. My family has a lot to do with me returning to college, I know that there are different job opportunities for me. In order to make it in this world, you have to have some type of degree. Having financial problems played a factor also in my returning to school.
I want to begin by saying that I have dreamed of getting a college education for a long time. Now is the time to make my dream a reality. Everyone in my family has a college degree. They have been an inspiration to me to go ahead and begin my journey. I work with children and I want my degree in early childhood education.
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.
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.
One of the main reasons I have chosen to ho back t school is my family and their well-being. I feel like if I go to school and get an education then I can take care of them the way I need to take care of them. I feel like going back to school will have many good advantages as well as some disadvantages . Some good things is that I will be furthering my education and in the world we live in it’s almost required. Another advantage is that many more job opportunities will come and I will have a better selection then I do now.
There are various reasons as to why I would like to attain an education. It is not easy in my region, being a single mother and living on a basic salary. The aim of obtaining a better job and being able to be promoted are just a few reasons why I am passionate about excelling in the academic arena. As long as I can achieve this, then I will be more than able to earn a higher income, thus landing me in a better position to support myself and my children. There is much personal satisfaction to gain from earning a college degree.
To get a higher education is perhaps crossing the biggest milestone of your life. A college education is a very valuable thing and everyone should get one, so that we can all be enlightened and help make our society a better place. A college is a place where people come together in an environment that helps nurture their educational curiosities. For example, a college student and a high school student have a lot of differences when it comes to doing stuff like work because a student from college can rationalize than a high school student.
Finding a job is very difficult to come by. It’s so prevalent to have more than a high school diploma. Many years ago a high school diploma was enough to obtain a job making decent money, but now it’s an absolute must to have a college degree and training. I want to be able to provide a comfortable life style for my family. Having a nice home, frequent vacations and financial freedom is a wonderful persuasion for obtaining my degree.
I am sure that with more education it would open a wide range of opportunities. Education would also help me to become better with handling my financial situation. By being a better financially equipped individual I would be able to plan a future by having a job that pays more which would increase the savings to be able to retire later in life. I could be taught how to make much better decisions for myself to enable me to become financially stable. A good education by the right institution would open the window of opportunity by guiding me in the right profession to chase the better companies to apply for a job with a focused clear mind.
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.