Persuasive Essay On Hispanic Education

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Hispanic Education
I remember the time I felt tired, confused and felt like nothing could hold me to remain in my seat. Lectures were long and confusing, making me feel lost and clueless. Frustrated and stressed out, I would keep telling myself “I’m done! I’m not smart enough and school is hard." I started to analyze what my options were and dropping out of school is probably one of the easiest options when you are overwhelmed by confusion. I was no longer interested in educating myself. I felt guilt, fear and ashamed because of the bad choices I made towards my education. Perhaps this feeling is probably what many students feel when English is not their primary language, I never prioritized my education. On multiple occasions, I found myself
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The lack of guidance and resources that they can benefit from being minimal, is the reason why they fear to ask for help and swallowing their pride and choose to give up their education. A plethora of reasons can go through their mind. Why is this? What makes them drop out of school, and not want to continue with their education? Lastly, what can be done better to help them overcome their fears and pursue an education? We all grow up with different beliefs towards education. For some cultures, education is not a priority, but having a job and making money becomes their number one priority in order to survive. Most of the time, taking care of the family, having money to put food on the table, and making sure everybody is in good health are the main priorities some cultures bestow on their members. Education is not a priority in our Mexica culture. I do believe that when people want to better themselves, they need guidance and a little bit of nurture towards their future goals. Sadly, when people like me come to meet people like the social work adviser, people are easily put down. Sometimes we are lucky enough to have the courage to seek a higher education, and when facing situations like the one I went through, it is easy to believe that we cannot succeed, especially when we grow up in communities that follow the social norm of placing education as a secondary
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