Why did you decide to go to college? The reason for my decision to enter college is because it is a way of expanding my knowledge; furthermore, to gain an opportunity for a bright future. College can be gateway to unlock new opportunities, discovering your passions, and exploring your career options; for example, if I am undecided and want to expand my options or I may know my career choice but I don’t know how to start my career, college can solve my solution.
Americans tend to believe that going to college is a must to become successful in life. I believe that it is more beneficial to go to college than not going to college because of better job opportunities that are available after college. If you go to college you further your education and job opportunities with better pay and better benefits will be available to you. I’ve always believed that going to college is the only way to get a good paying job. According to The University of North Texas in their article “Why Go to College?”
Education is very important to all of us as we decide what type of career we want. While I attended public schools growing up, I always thought about attending college. However, I became prepared for college when I attended Heritage High School through academic programs such as taking advanced placement classes, listening to advice from guidance counselors, and developing intelligent study habits to pursue my goals. One way I prepared for college while in high school was taking AP classes. Since AP classes are more difficult than standard class I had to put forth my best.
Being halfway through my first semester of college it seems like graduation is so far away, but it is actually closer than anyone thinks. From the second you enter college everyone asks you what you want to do with your degree after you graduate. Trying to figure out what to do after college is always a difficult decision, whether it be to head out into the work force or continue on with our education. As of right now I am stuck on both ideas. I believe I would be happy going out into the workforce and starting my chemistry degree in a lab doing research, but I also think it would be fun to continue my education and go higher with my degree.
A Rhetorical Analysis of “Should Everyone Go to College?” Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill’s “Should Everyone Go to College” is broadly argued across the idea that college isn’t the smartest investment for everyone. College can’t just be a pick, choose, then go there sort of deal, it is something that needs to be thought about and carefully observed. There are many factors that go into choosing a college, such as “what’s better, an associates or a bachelor’s” or “how much will college cost?” However, those are just a few underlying factors in considering college.
English II Pedram Parvaz 112200089 A persuasive essay Going to the university has gone through many changes. Half a century ago, college was something nobody knew of except the rich families. Twenty years ago, most families expected their children to attend the university after graduating from high school as that would be a guarantee to get a good job. Nowadays, many students are avoiding college just because of the high fees.
The crowds of people screaming and pushing each other in the hallways seemed less irritating than they did yesterday. Today, the last day of my senior year, they were quieter, muffled, like they were behind a soundproof wall. Until two months ago, I didn’t have any idea where I wanted to go to college or what I wanted to do with my life. To be honest, I still didn’t know, but I had applied for Penn State and was
I am so motivated to attend a four year college. I don’t want to make the same mistakes my mom made. She never completed her education and we have really struggled. She is still trying to get a degree one credit at a time at night. When my mom was young she didn’t get the opportunity to go to school.
Many times in life what we dream, what we want, does not happen the way we expect to happen. In order to attend a four-year university to get my bachelor’s degree I had to go through a series of situations that would teach me how to be a better student and a better person. Being an immigrant, and especially a teenager, is not easy and it was not easy to me at all. When I was in my junior year of high school, I only had one year living in the U.S. I was still trying to adapt to my new country, to my new life, to my new school; however, it was not as easy as it seems, although I was always an excellent and hardworking student back in my country, El Salvador, I was not succeeding the way I wanted to, especially in school. I feel that the transition
Most people want to make their career dream come true by joining college. So they start to study hard to get a high grade that allow them join the college they wants. Some students who work hard they may graduate from high school earlier, so they join college while they are teenagers. Students who join college while they are teenagers could face a lot of difficulty, because their young age and that will cause them pressure. Kaur’s (2013) write that “At school there is a range of academic pressure we feel, derived from a need for perfection, worry over grades, parental pressure, competition, sports, or a tough class load.