Reason to Pursue Education

Topics: Higher education, Education, Psychology Pages: 2 (569 words) Published: February 3, 2013

Reasons for Pursue of Education and our Learning Style Eliazar L. Ruelas Jr Foundations of Online Learning American Military University Angela Matthews


As students one is focused in achievement the completion of a degree, diploma, and or certificate of completion. The reasons for attempting or achieving this are numerous, the education, the opportunities, or the personal satisfaction. However on the road to this success at times it can be so quick that we do not realize how it is that one gets there particular learning style. So what are the keys of learning that utilized to achieve the objective? Completing your degree can help you get beyond the job ceiling holding you back, and it will give you independence from the status quo (James Marshall Cottey). The reasons why students pursue a degree vary. Some seek the education to become much wiser. A College education can teach one much about the world and its function. Another reason an education is pursued are the opportunities an education can open doors that did not exist. You become more marketable in the job market. However in a study Sixty percent of U.S. college graduates cannot find a full-time job in their chosen profession, according to job placement firm (Adeco) (David K. Moldoff). I think in this case a degree tells employers you can be trained. Therefore you’re marketable. Lastly some pursue higher education for personal satisfaction. I believe that an individual’s measure of success although it may be outside influence is determined by one self. There are very wealthy individuals that chase education. There are also those of higher education who continue to pursue although they may already have a doctrine degree. After conducting two website surveys in reference to learning styles it was determined that my alleged learning styles are sensing and visual according to survey. Contradicting the second survey with Penn state identified me as 25% Visual 45% Auditory 30%...

References: Founder David K. Moldoff “Things to Think About.” 2006 - 2013 Academy One, Inc James Marshall Cottey “60% of College Grads Can 't Find Work in Their Field” Masters in Management Forbes 2013
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