Returning to School

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Returning to School
Christina Romisch
ENG 121 English Composition I
January Pearson
September 17, 2012

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Some people may say that you do not need to go to college or return to school. I would have to say that is definitly not true. You do need to go to college to sucure your future. Time Management, Learning to write APA format, and the benefits of obtaining a college degree are three important things to remember when returning to school. In this essay I will be explaining some things to remember when returning to school that can help on your jouney.

Let us start with time management, and how it works. When you first start back to school you may find just like I did that managing work, school , and your family is difficult. The first thing to do is sit down and write out all the things you need to do. Like making sure that all three (family, work ,and school) fit in to your schedule. The best place to put school in your schedule is when it best fits for you, what I mean is like after your kids are put in bed or are in school, as of for a more quailtiy, peaceful, and relaxed time to study. Also remember to never forget to spend quaility time with your family as they are uasually your support, like in my case my back bone. To conclude “In the same way that you need to create a monthy budget for your expenses, bills, and so on, consider having a budget for your time”(Alexander, Clugston, & Trice, 2010, Managing your Time and Resources , Para. 3). Page 2

A big part of returning to school for me was learning to write in APA format. “The most common problem with writing comes from lack of planning”(Alexander, Clugston, & Trice, 2010, Managing your Time and Resources, Para. 3), what I get from that statement is that inorder to write better we need to find and make the time to perpare. Most people do not understant that college writing is not the same as a personal diary, or how you would talk to a friend. It is more...