EN110 Achieving Academic Excellence
12 May 2016
Why college education is important to me
There are many reasons why a college education is important in general and important to me. Many employers will not even interview candidates who do not have a college degree. There are many more benefits to having a college education than just for interviews. Therefore, there is plenty of reason for attending college, if it is affordable to you. It helps with opportunities for advancement, the knowledge of skills before taking the job, and personal satisfaction. Going to college can be personal for most, but people tend to share a few factors that are ...view middle of the document...
According to Mandela (2003), “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Interning can give you the hands-on experience with a depth of knowledge that cannot be achieved in the classroom studying. Also, while interning there is a chance to “test drive” the job and decide how things would work out if that was the job you did every day.
In addition, I think it is important to obtain a college degree is for my personal satisfaction. Earning a high school diploma should be a life goal for everyone, in my opinion. Going to school and getting an education was always a big deal in my family because neither of my parents finished their college degree. My mother was always strict about our grades in high school and would not allow us to make lower than a C without being punished for it. I always thought she was so strict, but now that I am grown and in college, I feel like she was just trying to better me and help prepare me to be a better student.
Furthermore, I am so motivated to graduate from college is because of the people who told me I could not or I would not make it far in life. I was a troubled child, I always got myself in situations I should not have. A lot of people thought I would go nowhere in life and I am determined to prove them wrong. If I do not make anyone else in my life proud of me, I want to be proud of myself.
Lastly, I also think getting a college...