Running Head: EXPLAINING CONCEPTS
October 18, 2009
The process a person goes through when it comes to making a big decision is almost always a struggle. I’ve had to make a lot of these choices in my short lifetime, and choosing a school was in no way an easy process. I have parents that waited until later in life to finish their college degrees, and both wish that they had finished up sooner. Because of this, I hated the fact that I was not in college and felt like I was doing absolutely nothing with my life. I needed to find a great college that would suit my very complicated life. If I did not make the decision fast enough I would miss out on yet another semester of school, and that was not an option. Looking was the first step; the actual process of elimination was really the hardest part. Making sure you pick a school that fits your specific needs, but at the same time keeping you happy is one of the most important decisions anyone will ever have to make. There I was, a nineteen year old with a computer and a dream of being a writer. It was time to find out which college would best suit my lifestyle and dreams?
I was a nineteen years old without a school and not really going anywhere in the world. I had to do something about this fast. I live very close to many different colleges so I figured I would visit some schools. I went and searched many campuses and did not feel right in any of them. My mother has always been there for me when I needed her, and this time was no different. She was in the process of finishing up her degree through an online school. I was completely ignorant to the idea of online colleges. With no idea on how to even start looking, I quickly grabbed my computer and began my search. Slowly but surely the concept of an online college began to seem more and more appealing to me. There all kinds of things about online schooling that I had no idea...