He is in his first semester at Pasco- Hernando State College. Also, he has narrowed down his major to Emergency Medical Technician or Registered Nurse. Sylvester is drawn to the medical field because he wants to help people. He will also be the first in his family to pursue this career path. Seeing his cousin receive a scholarship to college is what influenced himself to work toward a degree.
Many people are still unable to receive an education. But coming to America made me receive a higher level of education because many opportunities were ahead of me since everyone is given equal opportunities in America. In high school, taking those AP classes helped me understand the college level education. Holy Family is known for their Nursing program. Many students attend Holy Family dreaming of graduating with a good GPA and hoping to be prepared for their future jobs and goals.
Because they had so much trouble getting educated with two, then later four children, they made sure that as my siblings and I went through, we knew what the value of an American education is around the world. My father has a law degree that cannot even be used in America. “Maman, je ne veux pas que tu sois comme moi, avec pleines des problemes quand tu plus âgée. S’il te plait, faites attention en classe et soyez le première!”, is what my dad always told me when school started. It means, “Maman (my nickname) I do not want you to be like me, with many problems when you’re older.
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. I’ve worked many jobs, from waitressing, cashier, and now nursing assisting.
So more often than not, West Indian tend to live in Black communities because there is mobility, the can open up shops, and their merit is recognized. African Immigrants are recent population in America and make up a tiny part of the population, but have higher levels of completed education compared to Afro-Caribbeans, African Americans, Whites, and Asians. However the average income of Africans is less than the average income of Afro-Caribbeans. Even though a higher percentage of Africans live below the poverty line, compared to Afro-Caribbeans, they have a lower unemployment rate. Like West Indians, Africans are able to have mobility in Black communities, but are unable have the same in white
I remembered my great-grandmother saying that when she was a child her father was a sharecropper. It stirred my curiosity about them as a society, what they were like and such as that, so I chose to write my essay about Sharecropping. When I finished with high school, I wanted to go to college to study journalism. The only way we would ever afford it was if I earned a scholarship,
I am the first in my family to go to college and with that being said, I have always felt the pressure to be the best role model and example for my younger sisters. Growing up, my parents have always been really strict on me, more than they have been with my younger sisters. I never really understood why, until now two months after my fathers’ death. My fathers’ dream was always to see his three daughters graduate with a college degree. Both of my parents, especially my father always expressed to me the importance my education, for my future.
With the help of my Village, I was able to gain acceptance into one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world, known as the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Coming from Stone Mountain, black and brown students struggled with obtaining a high school diploma, let alone an undergraduate degree. By remaining diligent and persistent throughout my academic career, I was able to regain the power and matriculate in a system that was not meant for African-Americans to thrive. Attending UCLA is substantial for me because now, I have the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty within my family that would have been prevalent if I had remained in Stone Mountain. Many of my friends back in Georgia are either dead or in jail.
According to the transcription of his speech provided by the New York Times, Obama says, “we’re going to have to forge a new social compact to guarantee all our kids the education they need, to give workers the power to unionize for better wages. To update the social safety net to reflect the way we live now,” (“President Obama’s Farewell Address”). Obama stated points in his address such as healthcare, racism in present-day America, etc. All of which were points which he and Trump disagree on. During his speech, Obama’s audience chanted, “Four more years!” His crowd trusted him so much, and was so loyal, that they couldn’t bare to see him not in office.
"How do you propose to pay off your mortgages? "” But when John Bergson finally passed away, he gave Alexandra, the oldest, charge. Alexandra promised that she would give her youngest brother, Emil, a chance to go to university so he would not “to be stuck to the dirt of the land.” And with the help of Old Ivar, the old man who gave her very helpful advice and later on in the novel even lived with her, she was able to work hard enough in order to gain more land and grow more cattle and crops. She succeeded in getting Emil to university, took her family out of poverty, and made her parents proud through the help of herself and her family’s hard work. Including all of this, Willa Cather’s philosophy of the youth bringing new beginnings and better futures demonstrated in the book through the hard work and the rebellion against society along with the poem of which inspired her famous novel, O’Pioneers!