Back to College Narration
Crola College Online
Prof, Benta Kay Hallem
My main reason why I decided to go back to school and obtain my Bachelor Degree is not anything out of the ordinary. In today society, I see several working individual adults pursuing their degrees to acquire security and self-fulfillment. While others are searching for the advancement in pay and position in their current or new job. There are a number of those who need to obtain more confidence in their skills to do a good job for their company and feel that by getting a degree, they can achieve this goal. All ...view middle of the document...
We faced many struggles throughout my school years. Being the eldest child, I had several responsibilities and had to mature early. I decided to finish my high school and then work to help mother with the bills instead of going to College.
At first, working at the workforce with a high school diploma was not a bad decision, but later on, working conditions and requirements started changing. First, we worked long hours and only got off late since I worked grave yard shift .I worked a lot of time and did not have time for myself. This made me keep postponing going to college over and over. Second, I thought that making more money by doing overtime was going to change my life style for a period of time. I use to put more hours than my colleagues but unfortunately that only called for a burn out. I got tired and took a month off thinking that my going back after a month’s break was going to be different. Unfortunately, when I got back after the break, there was a bunch of retrenchment and no more extra hours for overtime. This became a wakeup call for me to acquire more education.
I had some fear in me and I was undecided. I really wanted College degree so bad but at the same time I wanted to be in the military. Thinking about the family that I grew from, I had a conversation with my mother about joining military and she put me through one of her friends who knew a recruiter. I went and talked to the army recruiter but I still was skeptical for...