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Personal Essay
Gail M Biggers
Grand Canyon University: UNV 504
February 27, 2013

Deciding to attend Grand Canyon University was one of the best decisions that could have been made. I started out on my journey studying to be a pharmacy technician. My first attempt was on the job training at Eckerd Drugs as a drug clerk. I completed the training and was promoted to pharmacy technician.

Although I had on the job training I wanted to learn more and strengthen my skills and knowledge in this field. I decided to enroll in online classes for pharmacy technician at Ashworth University where I earned what they called a career diploma I completed the course and earned a 4.0.

Even though I had completed this course I was not satisfied and wanted to learn more so I started to research colleges since I felt as though that I wanted to do more, I wasn’t finished. I did not know where I wanted to attend but I did know that I wanted to continue in healthcare since this where I felt I would be of most help. I filled out an application online to help match me with the right college that would offer what I was looking for in health care. I knew that I wanted to broaden my horizons and serve others since I got my greatest rewards in that capacity. So I was on my journey to find a college where I could further my education and one that would fit my needs since I could not go on campus I was looking for online classes. By now I knew that I wanted my degree and I wanted to specialize in healthcare since it was my passion to help others no matter what their circumstances, status, heritage, ethnicity everyone should be treated equally and with respect I felt I was the type of person who could deliver. I t ended up that one day the phone rings and on the other end was an enrollment counselor from Grand Canyon University. He spoke to me about the college and he asked me about my education and he matched me with studies that would correspond with what I had already learned....
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