I believe that I should be awarded the Franklin County DHR Scholarship because I have shown how hard I have worked throughout my high school career. If I were to be lucky enough to be selected for this scholarship, I know I will continue to apply the same diligence and determination to my collegiate studies as I have to this point, making my education and future my top priority. Financially I need this scholarship to assist my family in paying for my college education. If I am lucky enough to receive this scholarship, it would greatly help ease the burden on my parents.
Besides, I have learned so much over the past few years living in America. I have join sports team and did other services that I had never done before back in Thailand. I also had the privileges to attend school for free until I got to college which is no longer free but I still need to work
They have the opportunity to become more independent and to acquire new knowledge and skills. College experiences help people to truly find themselves through personal growth. Higher education exposes people to new ideas, cultures and differences that were not in high school. College helps people to realize their future, college helps students prepares students for their respectively careers and jobs in the future. However, college has some disadvantages, just like what Andrew Abbott, Andrew Delbanco, and Peter Cappelli Suggested in their books and speech.
If you get student loans most likely you would be paying for them your whole life. If you go straight to work you can raise money to pay for your college tuition, and not need student loans. You would probably still have to work in college to fully pay off your college tuition, but at least you won’t have to pay loans your whole life. 40 million americans now have at least one outstanding student loan. Some may say that high school grads should go straight to college because it would help them in the future.
From the time I was very young, I’ve always believed that with hard work, I could accomplish anything I wanted. Although I love to travel and explore new cultures and new ways of life, I am truly a patriotic American and have a great love for my country. Education has always been important to me. I always knew that I would go to college, though I wasn’t always so sure about what I’d study. I began as a nursing major, but after spending a summer working with children, I changed my major to education.
I argue that even though there are some examples of successful people without a college degree, everybody should go through this stage of self-development. The years in college give you knowledge, improve your soft skills, and connect you with other bright people who can help you get to the top in the future. The
What college athletes don’t understand is that they are getting exposure to getting a professional contract. If that doesn’t work they will always have a college education to lean back on. They give generous scholarships to top student athletes receive, covering their tuition and most
to be a first generation accepted in college, This would show that my family is capable of making it to the higher life and able to graduate. Even if I only graduate high school This would make me accomplish more than what the majority of my family have did. When I see my family, it’s sad to say but they have been in the same spot they have been in for years and I don’t want to be like that when i get older. This is the Only real reason I want to get into college to get my degree.
This brings me back to the main question, “Why do you want to attend college?” I have seen my parents struggle from moving to a whole new country to dropping out of high school before even starting it. I am fortunate enough to be where I am today, all thanks to my parents and hope to make my parents struggles not go to waste. With the help of Goedeker’s College Scholarship, I will be one step closer to reaching my goals. To this day my parents are still struggling with financial situations.
Why College Education is Important to Me By Kayte Forrester I made it a goal for myself to be the first in my family to attend college. After a really bad day at work as a CNA, I finally just signed up and said I’m going to do better for myself. I want a career that has a steady future, something that is financially secure, but most important having a college degree is going to give me a big leap in self-esteem. Getting a college education is going to open a whole new world of opportunities for me.
Why do you want to participate in the Bridges Summer Program? Participating in the Bridges Summer Program will help me greatly in the transition between high school and college. Reading about the program I have learned that this program is meant to help students transition to a college-level work environment and I know that I need this type of help. The good thing about this program is that they help students individually and this way students will have a better chance at really being prepared to start college in the fall.
Thousands of people who graduate high school consider the option of going straight into the work force or going to college to further your education. However some don’t consider college because of the cost of tuition. College is worth the expense of tuition because even though student loan debt and tuition can be a problem there are ways out of that situation. The first reason college is worth the expense of tuition is that Scholarships help pay for school.
College is a new world. College isn't like high school where we can easily cheat in class or copied someone's homework. College is all about working towards being someone in life. College is about discovering more about ourselves and pushes us beyond our boundaries. It about being financially stable and able to take care ourselves and our family.
In our world, what we learn shapes who we can become. The American dream has always been you can come to the United States and become whatever you would like to be. How true is this? As analyzing and communicating has sky rocketed with our technology and certain trends have become apparent to everyone. Some schools seem to test so poor while others seem to exceed expectations.
With this being my first semester here on campus, I was very nervous my first week of classes. Where were my classes at? Is there enough parking for me? What if I’m late? I had many different thoughts running through my head the first week of classes but I found my classes, I found parking, and I made it to class on time with no worries.