College education is more important today than ever before. For me, advancing my education will provide me with more opportunities. “More than ever, attending college provides opportunities for graduates which are not as wide spread to those who have not received a higher education.” – Importance of College Education, Paragraph 1, Jeff McGuire [www.collegeview.com/articles/article/importance-of-college-education.] Furthering my education will also allow for a greater knowledge of my desired field.
In life, setting goals and aspirations are a key component in success. My number one short term goal is to complete my Associate of Science in Construction Management Degree in two years. Along with completion of my degree, I also hope to further my education beyond just and Associates of Science. I fully intend on getting my Bachelor's Degree in the same field of study. Another important goal for myself, is to move up the position ladder within the company that I currently work for. To reach these goals, a lot of inspiration was needed. For many people, inspiration can come from a variety of things such as money, family and work opportunities. My biggest inspiration was to become a better version of myself, and become a bigger asset to my employer.
When you complete your college education, having a plan setup on how you intend to use your education to the best of your abilities will help you start your path to success. The plan you come up with could be on how you are planning to use your education to help you get the job you want or how you plan on using the education to become more of an asset to your current employer. For me, the plan is already set. I am planning on becoming a Senior Estimator or Operations Manager with my current employer. Once I have become a Senior Estimator or Ops Manager, I will have achieved one of my career goals. I will also be achieving a personal goal by increasing my self-worth.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which...