The final reason that led me to college is to experience the" life of as a college student". I have learned that college is nothing compared to high school. Being a college student is not easy, it is about learning from others, learning how to become independent and following your dreams. I will continue to keep working hard and get myself a step closer each day to my dream career. To sum everything up college is an opportunity that not everyone has, so being able to attend college is a blessing that no one should take for granted.
I attended college right after college because I wanted to add to what I’ve already learned in high school. Also I knew what I wanted to do and be in life. The things that was taught in high school was still be fresh to me. I was one of the fortune students who qualified for TOPS and federal grants to pay for my pricy tuition. I think if I would have had to pay out of pocket for tuition, I would have been one of those who would have set out for a while before attending.
They placed a great deal of emphasis on getting good grades in order to attend college. In addition to my immediate family, my extended family continuously asked where I was attending college, if I needed information on schools they attended, or how they could help in my search. With a plethora of expectations, resources, and social networks, my drive towards higher education was inevitable. Overall, the sociological approach explains how numerous social factors contributed to my habitus, which influenced my predispositions, search, and college choice. When analyzing my college journey, I realize how I felt "entitled to a particular kind of collegiate education based on [my] family's […] class status" (Sacks, 2007, p. 32).
Going to college is probably one of the most important things that I have done in my life so far. Thinking back to everything I have done in the past ten years or so, I can see that taking to leap of faith to join college and further my education was such a huge step for me and I am glad that I did. Before I joined Southern New Hampshire University, I knew I would need some motivation to enroll. I remember a story my father told me about how he had gone to Technical College and became a licensed Master Mechanic and that really motivated me to want to further my education. Also, my brother had talked to me about two months ago and had told me his experience with going to college to earn his English degree and me, being the competitive brother I am, didn’t want him to be the only sibling to earn a degree.
There has always been more positive people to motivate me whenever I needed inspiration. Throughout my childhood, the idea of having a college education was importantly emphasized. As a result, it was my responsibility to be the first generational child to excel in my studies and achieve a life of good fortune and accomplishments. In the beginning, I found the stress of having further education to be a great weak point, but as I grew older, I began to realize the many rewards I have gained by having the skill to be literate. Learning to read and write became the basis of my development.
Agreeing to Schuman you ought to connect a gathering venture where, indeed, a few people from the gathering are more brilliant than others. However, where the achievements of the whole class matter more than the individual. Schuman shares her personal experience of teaching and dealing with different kinds of students in hope that her intended audience will learn a lesson of the importance of class participation. Her views are very instructive, truthful, and encouraging to all college students. The article was elegantly well written by Schuman, who directed college student how to take part in the course and benefit from it.
I wanted to be in the best high school so I could get into the best college. So I worked my butt off in 7th and 8th grade, my results put me in Academy at Palumbo. In my eyes this is the path I wanted to be on, Palumbo is the place for me to start my future. Me working hard got me into one of the best schools in Philly because of the good grades that I got. This shaped my present life because it showed me that as long as you work hard and stay concentrated you can get whatever you set your mind to.
I walked over to tables that had to do with my major and got the information I needed on what skills I need to succeed in the specific major, what type of jobs students have with the major, and much more. Majoring in Human Development and Learning, I must have great speaking skills and must work well with children. I love children and am very excited to see where I can go with my major. In the University College, I can have a concentration in Pre-School and Child Care Administration and this would help me with exactly what I want to do; owning a daycare center and a dance studio for
Why I Go to School Going to college was always a dream of mine, to be able to experience a high level education for career I always wanted to go into. I never knew if I would have the opportunity because I did not have the financial means to go; however, I applied to college anyway and hope for the best outcome. The free application for federal student aid is what helped me get the tuition to go to college. Just being able to go college for me is a privilege and is something fundamental for my future goals. Therefore, going to class for me is not a chore or something I dread, going to class motivates me for my future.
In my four years of high school I have taken advanced, honors, and two years of advanced placement English courses. High school has so far prepared me to write fluently and effectively, it has also primarily prepared me for the kind of writing that was required of me in this course. College-level writing is important to me because it has allowed me the chance to further my writing skills and knowledge of different genres of essays. Just this course alone has already taken my writing ability way beyond what I have accomplished at a high school level. College-level writing courses are important because they will teach me how to better convey thoughts, ideas, and facts in simple and clear language.
National Junior Honor Society is the start of everything. This group helps set me up for my years to come. Being in the NJHS it helps me get into the one in high school, which looks really good one college applications. Having national junior honor society for both middle school and high school would give me a better chance to get into a college I really want to get into. I’ve always wanted to be someone who could help or make a change in this world, instead of just trying to get through life easy.
Brookdale was named one of the top community college in New Jersey and can really help you transfer into a good school because of their connection. I have learned so much of my time at Brookdale and feel like I could be ready for a four year college because of Brookdale. Furthermore, going to Brookdale was a good choice for me because I am getting good grades. Because I made a commitment into getting a good education and not slacking off I am finally getting good grades. During my time in high school, I would get Bs and Cs, but now at Brookdale, I am getting grades I could only dream of and also enjoy learning athte same time.
Needless to say, I am not the typical age of a college student. However, I had always told myself that I would someday re enroll, earn a degree, and graduate so that I could be a prime example for my four children as to what never giving up looks like. I believe this college would enable me to earn a degree without taking on a heavy financial burden. In addition, I appreciate the flexible structure of programs which would fit into my current lifestyle as a busy mom. And, I definitely love the maturer yet diverse environment the school has to offer.
Receiving college for free through the ECHS program and having the opportunity to emerge from high school with an Associate degree is the motivation for why I will be attending college throughout high school, I am extremely grateful and lucky to have the opportunity to attend college in high school as not all are as fortunate. Completing the college program means I will have my core classes done, therefore once I accomplish my goal I will be able to concentrate the majority of my time on my major. I expect to become better educated from this experience and understand the world around me clearer. Beginning college is one of the utmost significant decisions that will impact my life forever and to be completely truthful, I am extremely nervous
My teacher really has my fellow classmates and myself ready for reality. She taught us everything we needed to know from the simplest to the most difficult techniques and has us prepared us for college. From the way she would teach us and also the way she treated us was an excellent way to show how the real life of a college student really does face on a daily bases. I’ll leave the class by having the prior knowledge of knowing what and how to write an argumentative essay and know how to simply justify the reading side and confront my face my fierce. This year taught me so much that I use certain techniques to help me in other subjects.