Why I Am Going to College

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Why I am going to college
There are many reasons why I decided to go to college at this point in my life. I want to make my whole family proud of me, and become a better role model for my daughter. I also want to get a better and more stable job for the future, and further my education to improve my own personal well-being.

I feel the most important reasons for me to go to college is making my whole family proud of me and becoming a better role model for my daughter. After I graduated high school I made the decision to not go to college, and get straight to working. My family was disappointed that I made that decision. I went to work for my family’s business and thought that I would have a good and stable career for life. I know that once I get my degree that I will make them proud. My daughter is now 6 months old and hopefully she will realize it is easier to attend college earlier in life. I think that trying to attend college at the age of 31, is twice the struggle than going to college right after graduating high school. It is twice the struggle because you have to relearn the basic school concepts that you already have fresh in your head after graduating high school. By always communicating how important school is my daughter will have a better chance of furthering her education, and have the security she will need later in her life.

Next, I want to be able to get a better and more stable job for the future. Almost 12 years after I decided to not go to college and work for my family’s business, it ended up closing because of the all the ups and downs of the economy. I found myself without a job and collecting unemployment. I quickly realized the struggles with trying to find a good job without a college education. Since my family’s business closed I have had 2 different jobs in a 6 month timespan. I finally realized that I need to go to college and get my degree. I want to be able to enhance my financial support for my family to achieve our goals for...
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