Why Am in College

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Jennifer Gonzalez
May 12, 2012
SLS 1510
Professor Rix
Why am I in College
Why am I in college? Good question I graduated high school in May of 2002 almost 10 years go. While in high school I wasn’t really thinking about going off to college like most of my friends and high school graduates. I remember my mother asking me what I wanted to do with my life after high school. I Was looking forward to putting high school behind and moving forward with my life I thought to myself imagining where I was going to be in a year or two much less 10, 20 years down the line. but I wanted to make my mother proud of me So I went to talk to my guidance counselor I did two semesters at my local community college back home in Boston I was taking the basics English and math classes I still didn’t know What I wanted to take up I had no clue I was just going to go because it was the right thing to do not many people in my family had the privilege to go. So I was going to make the best of it. I was always interested in the medical field I was a CNA for almost four years and the pay wasn’t that bad it paid my bills. But I took some time off and just ended up working I took a few vocational classes threw out the years nothing real big. I became a medical assistant but I couldn’t find a job because they wanted someone with experience and I only had my internship hours. So moving from Boston to Miami for the past three years I finally decided to go back school. Now the question I ask myself again what do I want to take up? Choosing and planning a career is one important decision one makes. It needs to be something that I like and will continue to like in my years to come. It’s hard and definitely not an easy decision the fact that there a lot of college majors out there that will get my interest. But I have to find one that is perfect and that will fit me. So I figured it I want to work with the dead now after researching online about the course I wanted to get my associate in...
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