Essay On Why I Want To Go To College

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Doing what I love and being able to support myself and loved ones is important to me. I am a very independent person and I like to do things my way. I like to set individual goals everyday, whether that means doing my homework before a certain time, or completing something for the week.They help me get my work done on time and efficiently. Setting smaller goals is nice because they are like stepping stones to my bigger goals.
The reason I am so motivated to go to college is because I have the opportunity to be the first in my family to attend college. Seeing my parents struggle with money because they can’t get a decent paying job is one of the reasons I desire to go to college. I know by going to college, and doing what I love, I will be able to enjoy what I’m doing while being able to have a improved life than I had experienced. When I have my own family, I want them to know I did something tremendous with my life and be proud of me as a parent. I want to be able to provide them the life my parents weren’t able to give me. Growing up as a child, I had many obstacles at home dealing with separated parents. My dad lives in a different town with his
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I started to donate blood when I turned 15. I was only allowed to donate if my mom signed a parental permission form and so when I presented the form to my mom she was curious. She asked me why I felt the need to donate blood and I told her it was my individual way of giving back. I was 15 and wanted to make a difference and I had to start with something. Something so little made me feel so good. Knowing that my blood can save someone else's life. It makes me happy going to give blood because at the drive I notice a lot of other members of our community who I may know through work, and a lot of students who go to my school. It is something so simple and amazing that brings together the community to help

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