Another goal of mine is to build a network to help find employment and increasing my knowledge of the career field I intend to enter upon graduation. This is not impossible at Wayne County it is, however, difficult when the field of my choosing is an academic one; Anthropology. I would like to continue my social growth. While universities share the focus that community colleges posses, universities leave room for social interaction and connection. Furthermore, when I chose to attend a community college instead of a university, I was well aware the two-year college would not be the final stop on my educational journey.
Critical thinking is an important skill in academics and life. It is difficult because it requires an active mind, and as a result there are many natural mental barriers to utilizing it. A time when critical thinking was challenging for me was when I was debating the necessity of going to college with a close friend. This was in sophomore year when we were beginning to seriously contemplate our future lives after high school. In this debate, I took the side that college was necessary in order to be successful in life; my friend believed there were other paths one could take and still achieve the same level of success through other avenues like trade schools or apprenticeships.
However, even though I am sure that college is the right path for me, I am still worried about the transition and if I will be able to support myself, and learn everything that I need to in order to transition from a small town to a larger city. Also, after watching the video in this segment, it really opens your eyes to how fast that information is moving, and how even though you are going to college, things you learn could be out of
But is also important to stay focus and dedicated to achieving the goals you set for yourself. Choosing a major is an important part of going to college because you don’t want to waste time and money on a liberal arts degree. Also what you decide to major in will be a degree you hold for the rest of your life. It can also influence the career choices you have. Also if you choose too late it will take longer to graduate.
1. In the article “In College and Hiding from Scary Ideas” Judith Shulevitz points out that college is important in every way of being prepared for what lies ahead in the real world. Shulevitz makes reliable statements and arguments of how college is going to prepare you for the real world. She argues to state her point and view on if not going to college is the right or wrong thing to do.
Please accept my resume to showcase my interest in the position of Resident Assistant. I believe that I am an excellent candidate due to my leadership ability, my academic achievement, and my overall attitude. I am a firm believer in academia being the top priority while in college and I have proven this attitude through my performance over the past semester. As a Political Science and International Business double major at Monmouth College, who is on the Pre-Law track, I aspire to work in politics one day as a Political Campaign Manager. My academic attitude, I believe, is important for a Resident Assistant to hold because as a RA, one should be a role model for the other members of the hall.
While education can open doors to your life, having the initiative to be successful is what really counts. I am determined and I have the desire to study Business but am lacking the financial support needed to achieve my goal. The Plant City Lions Club Scholarship would help me by giving me an opportunity to pursue my dream career. My desire is to be able to study in order to work and give back to my parents who have helped me accomplish graduating from Plant City High School with honors and with a weighted GPA of 4.7321.Receiving financial support will allow me to make a difference in the challenging world of Business. My parents have always supported me in everything, but unfortunately they cannot afford my college tuition.
In my mind, the difference between a job and a career is if I went to college. The outcome of going to college will bring me that much closer to obtaining a career. So yes, college is expensive. However, by working hard, being persistent, and striving for success, the cost will only be a miniscule problem because of the outcome.
A higher paying job that will allow me to go back to school as well as being an example for my child. I want them to see that a higher education can boost your lifestyle. I want to continue my education in business management to get a leadership position.” Participant seven, David, said, “I would like to go back to college soon because I need to get higher pay for what I do as a mechanic.
Census Bureau reports that the median annual earnings of individuals with a bachelor’s degree is roughly twice the amount earned by individuals with only a high school diploma ($42.783 vs. $21,569)” (CareerProfiles, 2017). Having another college degree enhances my opportunities of gaining better employment and career advancements. The academic and career skills that I learn during my education, will help stand me out from other job applicants, proving to employers that I have persistence and dedication to what I do. Doing a job that I enjoy, will be satisfying and play a crucial role in overall happiness and better service to
The community and legacy of Baird Scholars is one that focuses on excelling and improving, not only oneself, but the entire community as a whole. Looking forwards, I feel I could greatly contribute to the Baird community. Throughout high school, I always took challenging or advanced classes in order to push myself, and to expand my knowledge. I also had many experiences both as a leader and a volunteer. My main experience in leadership was in the Tanque Verde Bible Club, a group started by a fellow student and carried on by a group of five leaders.
Most people I know have college education ranging through many generations of their family, but unfortunately my family doesn't have that luxury. I come from immigrant parents who made me realize that success is earned, not given and in order to achieve success one must aspire to work hars . Since moving to the United States eighteen years ago, my parents have taught me necessities needed to succeed in America. From living with the satisfaction that I will receive a college education to providing me with the tools neccesecary in life my parents have always been there for me. In my early childhood, my parents taught me how important a strong work ethic was and made me understand the importance of education and the prospect it provides.
Samuel Cunard, born in Halifax on the 21st of November 1787, was an extremely successful merchant, shipowner and entrepreneur during the 1800s. Cunard started his business career in 1811 as a clerk for the Royal Engineers. He secured this position through his father Abraham who, due to the success of his timber business, had many acquaintance in the military (http://www.biographi.ca/ pararaph 5). Samuel was quickly promoted to first clerk at the engineers’ lumber-yard where he gained valuable experience working as a draftsman until 1812, when his father founded the firm A. Cunard and Son (http://search.proquest.com/ paragraph 11). The firm began work in the timber industry, but soon became active in the West Indian trade, through the imports
To be a role model is a pretty difficult job, i sincerely believe being a role model should consists of these following characteristics, personality, persistent and most of all a will to succeed, undoubtedly the person that consists of all this to me will have to be beyonce knowles carter she is a main part of who i am today. Beyonce Knowles stands for all that is good to me. Bey good was a foundation she started to support children in need to bring them some joy into their already hectic lives, this instilled in me to always be my best. Beyonce continued her activism in her song i was here in support of the lives lost by hurricane sandy.