The Rest of Your Life
It is one of the most important decisions of everyone’s life. From the beginning of time, man has had to work to bring home the bacon. Work needs to be done to keep the world turning, hence, the “occupation”. This difficult decision is more easily dealt with when you are assisted in your exploration at early age. It gives you more time to think about what you want to do and it’s easier and more cost effective to change your mind in high school then college. Your grades in early schooling determine your study habits for the rest of you educational life. Its best to start school working as hard as you would in high school, not “it doesn’t count, so I don’t care”. Last year I volunteered to participate in a pilot class called, “conceptual physics”. The class interested me because I always was interested in physics. I never knew much about it, apart from the basic idea of it’s the study of objects in motion. I took the class and fell in love with it.
It’s not just physics I’m in love with; ever since I started middle school I have been in love with learning. I hope to learn a lot in the future, to achieve this; I need to pick a good college that will help me learn all that I long for. My research in this career planning unit helped me get a better idea about where I want to spend the next four-to-eight years. I found twenty-eight colleges in the lovely state of Michigan that has a major in physics. Before now I was overwhelmed on all the colleges I could choose; now I have it narrowed down. I have had the idea in my head for the longest time to go to, Michigan Technical University, or Central Michigan University. I decided to research these to get a better idea of what they offer.
The first aspect that I see first in a college is price. I am assuming my parents are paying for my schooling because they haven’t told me otherwise. But I still care about how much I will be making them suffer. Central and Tech are very close in price, with...