Why They Came To America

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My parents, both immigrants, have drilled into my head since Kindergarten that school is they way to go, but why? They want me to live a better life than they did, which is why they came to America; because anything is possible in America. My father did not even finish high school. They do not want me to have blue collar jobs, such as they do, just to support myself. I recognize that with a good education, you can get far in life but it does not stop at that. In college you gain experiences that you cannot get anywhere else. You get a taste of real life in college. Even if students are not dorming, we all still learn a lot about life. We go to a school where we may not not know anybody at all, the professors do not baby you like high school
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