I finally decided on pursuing a career in the engineering field and all my mother had to state was “You’re not a man.” Besides the blatant misogyny, the overall disapproval I had become so familiar with, was clear yet again. For quite some time throughout middle and high school, I had a lot of animosity built up towards my family. Compared to others around me, I felt as if I had a disadvantage because my peers were being uplifted by their supportive family while I was essentially teared down. Still, I trudged on throughout high school and began realizing the only force I needed to reach my life and academic goals was myself. To this day I still don’t understand why my family is not concerned with my academics.
College is a place where you are transformed into the person you want to become in the future. In the same way it gives me determination to peruse my career and achieve my goals that I have prepared for myself. In addition ,which is why it led me to begin college; to make my family proud, pursue my career as a nurse and to experience the college lifestyle. To start off with, my main goal in life to always make my family proud of me. Without my family I would not be the person I am today and have the motivation to attend college.
As Theodore Roosevelt said, "Nothing Worth Having Was Ever Achieved Without Effort" It is true that nothing comes easy and nothing is for free. My experience at college proves the truth of this quote. My experience as a freshman at Kingsborough Community College was very challenging. In the beginning, it was hard to adapt to the college environment which I had to give up on things I enjoyed, watching movies, hanging out with friends, sleeping 12 hours per day. I said to myself that I must get good grades and reach my goals.
. Darry has never really gotten over not going to college” (Hinton 109). Basically, anybody would choose to finish a career over a more strenuous life of arduous occupations. Of course, Darry would have chosen college over two jobs, but because of his compassion towards the gang, he would choose them over anything. Not only did the gang prevent him from finishing his studies, but from overall becoming a high-class man; as Ponyboy had announced to the rest of his
Wes Moore’s mother sacrificed everything she had to get him a good education and made sure that he wouldn 't get caught up in the drug game. The “other” Wes Moore’s mother told him not to use drugs but she was using them herself. They both grew up without a father but each for different reasons. Wes Moore 's father had died when wes was only 3 from a rare disease that essential made his body suffocate itself. “My father 's body suffocated itself.” (15) Wes helplessly watched as his father suffer.
In the story Homer found a solution, for example when he got his rocket fixed him by learning trigonometry was hard but he did not allow it control his life. Algebra has been a struggle most of the homer's life so he did not let that stopping him from reaching his dreams for example even though homer still dropped out of high school he still got a huge award for build the ever successful rocket and also finally getting recognition and acceptance by his father all of those things boost homers self esteem . Get acceptance and recognition probably was one of his biggest obstacles throughout the story. In October sky no one believed in him except his teacher Mrs.Teacher Mrs. Riley that is what kept him
It was a stark contrast in what they did for Arthur which was pretty much nothing. If you can’t tell by my tone I was rooting for the underdog but I was also hoping of William to make it all the way. Unfortunately, injuries slowed him down and eventually derailed his career. Because of the accommodations from the school William went on to become a success story in my opinion. He never made it to the league but he graduated high then went on to college to have a mediocre career.
I’m not a hero but my life journey has the same stages like Joseph’s Hero journey. The stages challenge me to to do something. My life journey, when moving place to place is like Joseph Campbell’s Hero Journey because I left everything back at my ordinary world, then I had a mentor after that, I got everything back. I was shocked when I heard the words that came out of my father’s mouth. He said “ We’re moving.” My heart stopped beating at once.I kept repeating ‘NO’ ‘NO’ NO’.
The longer this goes the harder it will be on you.” His voice a mocking sympathetic tone. Hades was confident that his years in the dark had made him stronger. Maybe not stronger than his brother, but resilient enough to strike fear in his heart. Every year Zeus gets a little wearier of his exile’s presence, his ability to slowly grow his strength without mortal assistant was baffling, even to the king. “Every year you ask for a change of heart from our council, and every year you are recast out of our home.
Yeshak Pellot College is a very serious topic for many individuals. For some people, it is an open door to a great career or a nice stable life, but for others it is an obstacle that they feel obligated to overcome so that they are successful in life. There are many factors that could influence someone to graduate or not graduate college. Personally, I am definitely going to go to college no matter what. The most common reason people go to college is for a degree.