Personal Statement: Why I Want To Go To College

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Why do you want to go to college?

Ironically, this question was first asked of me by my parents. This was a long time ago and the world was a different place. My answer was that learning is never wasted and it made me feel alive. Since the cost was exorbitant, and financial aid packages didn 't exits, it simply wasn 't a viable option. Additionally all my sibling have done well without a college degree. My parents decision back then, although painful was the correct one. I 've had a successful career and even managed to take a few courses over the years. However, I have always lamented the lack of higher education. Since retiring I now have the time and resources to attend college. The reason is the same as it was 40+ years ago. It
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