Education is a Key to Success Education gives me knowledge of the world around me, while opening doors to brilliant career opportunities. Education builds confidence to make decisions, to face life, and to accept successes and failures. The best way to reach career success is to map out a strategy and set goals.
College is a choice, it is the beginning of a life long journey that will shape and determine future choices, decisions and purposes. Education will provide me with skills, knowledge and will lead me to a productive lifestyle. Tidewater Community College is really a stepping-stone towards success. The reason why I am attending TCC is because, it fits my budget, and it was easy for me to get in by doing the placement test. It is also close to my home so I find it very convenient this way I save on gas, and stay with my parents so I do not have to pay for living. My career goal is to transfer to a four year university and finish my degree in Mechanical Engineering.
It is important for me to succeed in college to reach my career goal. College will provide me with all the knowledge that is related to my field, and also help me understand what all mechanical engineers do in the future. Getting an engineering degree will require completing college with excellent grades, so that I can find a high-quality job with great pay. For example, I know people in my family who have never finished college, and they cannot find the work that they wanted to do because they do not have a degree. Yet on the other hand, my cousins who have finished college are getting excellent jobs with higher pay in their field.
I have found out that mechanical engineers take scientific principles and theories and apply them to practical, real-world situations. They are involved in the design and creation of anything of the mechanical nature. A large number of them work on industrial machinery, designing, and constructing machines that are used to make everything from jet