Why Return to School?

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My Decision
Nastassja Matthews
Eng 121
Deborah Zeringue
January 7, 2013

My Decision

As a young adult, I had made a major decision and commitment to return to school. I wanted a career that I would enjoy doing and be able to separate my life between home and work; I can be myself while I’m at work. Based on my decision to return to school was challenging for me because I was not sure on what I wanted as my career. I did some research and found out that I wanted to be a teacher because I love working with children. I feel that being an early childhood development teacher would be best for me because working in this field would give me the pleasure to really work with them and help them learn. College is important to me because it means so much for me to get an education in my profession and live comfortable and I can take care of my family.

Why I decided to go back to college is because I am more organized than I was before when I did go to school. With that said, I found in myself that going to school would be best for me because I wanted to be educated in my career that I was seeking. I was interested in taking classes online instead of a more traditional classroom because I can make my own schedule and stay home with my children. I was taking up psychology at an online school, but I realize that psychology was not what I wanted to do. So I took a break from school to give me some time to figure out what I want as a career. Now that I had some time to think it over, I realize what I want. I know that I have to be more responsible to make a decision. I was still interested in taking online classes, so I look forward to seeking what Ashford University had to offer. By being accepted to Ashford University gave me pleasure to further my education and graduate with my degree. Taking up early childhood Education is my decision because I love children. What inspired me to take up this career is because I hear too much about children who do not have...
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