Personal Narrative: My Primary Goal For Attending College

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My primary goal for attending college is to be financially fit and also use the knowledge I’ve gained to help underprivileged youth achieve their goals. I come from a poor background where I have struggled to make ends meet. I didn’t receive any scholarships to attend college after high school so I skipped it. The cost of college is a burden that I couldn’t have taken. I used the motivation of when I took time away from school surrounded by people in situations I never wanted to be in. I am also surrounded by drugs and violence daily. My surroundings could have easily influenced me to fall into the wrong crowd. I like to use education as a way to break the cycle of poverty and use what I learn to help others in similar situations. Education

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