happened to me
five years ago when I graduated from college. I was happy
because it was my graduation party, but I was sad because we my classmates and me – would go our separate ways again after
four years of being in a close-knit relationship.
First of all, as I had gotten up earlier than usual...
Malcom X states, "Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it
today." The importance of college education is far more essential today than it was before. With an economy recovering
from recession and jobs...
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The first day of college
College is the first start of a whole new chapter of every person’s life. As I began college and walked through the doors for the first day I took a deep breath and could feel my future approaching. Beginning college doesn’t mean that you just begin school to be in school, it...
My First Job and First Salary
I had the best feeling of my life when i got my first job and that i put as my most happiest and memorable moment of my life. I do still remember the date and time. For a middle class family girl getting a job is a big thing in life. After i got my offer letter from the...
Giving honor to God for being a lighthouse through uncharted territory for the last five years of my life, and with your guiding hand I was able to tackle any obstacle that may have instilled fear in my heart. I would like to say thank You Bishop Brown, Lady C, and William’s Temple official’s specifically...
MY LIFE STORY
My name is T'Erika Lakeishia Rucker, I am a 27 year old mother of one and a new baby
on the way. I never thought I would be enrolled in college let alone writing a essy about
returning to school.. My goal was to go to college straight from high school but things don't
Tribute to my Mother
Claribel Brizuela Rivera
“I believe in love at first sight, because I love my mother since I opened my eyes.” I admire this woman with all my soul. We have been together through thick and thin. She has giving me the reasons to consider her a strong, supportive, determined...
Transition to College
Transition to College
For most kids, the transition from high school to college can be one of the hardest things to do. They are for once on their own in a place that does not keep you in check but makes you responsible for yourself. It is a whole different lifestyle...
Going to College at “40”
Professor Katrina Zaleski
ENG090 Writing Fundamentals
February 26, 2012
Going to College at Forty
Today is a very special day. It is June 7, 1988. I am nervous as I approach the stage and wait for my name to be called. The announcer calls my name and I...
choose the place he or she will live in for at least five years. It goes
without saying that it is not an easy decision to make. As a college student for the first year,
you know that there will be challenges ahead. This is a year of transition for everyone. The
challenges facing you as a student...
Should college students able to be married?
As a college student, I don’t support college students get married before their graduations. If I were approached by an individual who wished to become married before he or she graduated, I would highly recommend not doing so. I would make this decision on...
College degree my biggest goal
Like almost everyone already asked this question when they have finished high school. Where will I be in about 10, 20 or even more 40 years? . I do not think anyone would like to be a waiter or taxi driver the rest of life; hence, going to college is a good...
My parents often call me a perfectionist because of how clean my room is, and how I have to take the time to neatly align each of my posters. Unlike most college students where their room is a complete mess, mine is organized from top to bottom. I find it useful to know where everything is located, because...
As I start to set my path to my future, all types of fear, excitement, and confusion come to my attention. I remember sitting in front of the television bored & tired with no sense of what I am going to do or trying to be in life. Now that I am in college, my future seems right around the...
Colleges nation wide have been reporting strong surges in enrollment largely due
to baby boomers returning to school. Baby boomers are Americans born between 1946
and 1964. Soldiers returning from WWII caused a rise in the birth rate of the United
States, creating a "boom" which is where...
As I entered the quad, anxious to begin my college experience, I began to feel very nervous. The thought of actually being in college frightened me. I wasn't sure if I was ready to take on the challenge of pharmacy school. I remembered my high school professor using the cliché, "high school will be the...
to talk about the first mouth of my life in the college.
During the summer vocation, I made many plans. In my mind, my life would be more colorful. I would achieve freer life. I would make more friends. I would know more about society. I thought I would happier and more energetic. My new life would begin...
College Life Unfolded
Many students who graduated in high school are so eager in entering the portals of college life. They think that college is more on good times, more on easy and free from stresses tasks and more. But college is the exact opposite of what are mentioned. Instead of happy moments...
Three times a week after school I go visit my dad. When I enter the hospital room where he has lain in a coma since his accident, my eyes often wander to the lone golf ball my mom placed at his bedside. Just six months ago, my father was driving a golf cart across the street that bisects the local golf...
In my freshman year,With the admiration to college, I had strived for and adherence to happy home, I came to Anhui University of technology and science.
Everything was so nice and new, even though it is not as perfect as I imagine. I could still carry on my discipline habits cultivated in my dependent...
community college change your life?
I often ask myself why. Why did I decide to go to college? Well first off I want...
My First Impression in English 101
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one of the most important things in the challenge characteristic that international students should know of when they are planning to attend a U.S college. Independence which is known as a good and necessary personality in American life impregnate in their thinking. Not only adults but also the children...
BULANADI BSBA 3A MM
MY COLLEGE EXPERIENCE IN UNIVERSITY OF LA SALETTE
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from a private university, La Sallete revels in my undergraduate days and shares the ups and downs of transitioning from secondary school to college.
Along the way in second...
My motivation for returning to school
ENG 121 English Composition I
November 29, 2010
My motivation for returning to school
Attending and graduating from college is the best way to prepare for a career that pays well and provides a means to a secure future. Returning...
I assumed being placed into first year college writing was a mandatory class coming into The University of Tampa as a freshman. I did not realize I was being placed into this writing class because my SAT or ACT scores were too low. At first I thought that I did not need to be in this class, it was just...
These days, a college degree is not something that you should choose to have; it is something that should be essential to your success. Some people find it hard to determine the value of a college education. Obtaining a college degree can provide a higher salary, more opportunities and self fulfillment...
My country of origin is Nigeria Located at the extreme inner corner of the Gulf of Guinea on the west coast of Africa, Nigeria occupies an area of 923,768 sq. km (356,669 sq mi), extending 1,127 km (700 mi) e-w and 1,046...
though going away for college right after high school is such a great opportunity, I personally feel that staying close to home for two years is much better than going away right after high school. By staying close to home, you will be more comfortable and get used to being in college. Also, staying close...
January 25, 2009
College is much more than simply a higher education than required; it is a way to secure a job in ones chosen field. In the present day, attending college is practically expected of high school seniors. A college degree significantly increases ones chance of “doing well” in their...
COLLEGE TOUR EXPERIENCE
One of my main goals in life is to be successful. Becoming successful is a lot of hard work. There are a total of twelve grades needed to be completed in this lifetime, just to be able to gain acknowledgement and education of what will occur in life. Well I’ve made it to my...
February 11, 2010
My Inspiration for Life
My whole life I’ve heard the saying “Every gray cloud has a silver lining,” until the birth of my daughter I never truly understood its meaning. When I found out I was pregnant as a high school senior I saw my whole world crumble around me, knowing...
What were my educational experiences?
a. Negative early childhood/day care experience
b. Various colleges to achieve AA
c. Did not enjoy school
III. What jobs have I had in life?
b. Restaurant Server
c. Pre School Teacher
d. Child Care Center Director
IV. What are my professional...
difficulties. A college can make your life are changing after you walked into the campus at first day in college. I used to think about the class in college which is different from in high school. Those people who are older than me, they have told me that college would be new life for me. That college would show...
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What inspired my interest in returning to school? One of my ambitions in life was to achieve my four year college degree. After I graduated high school, I concluded that I had desire for education. Unfortunately, at that era in my life I was unable to attend due to financial constraints. For the...
My first mode at Medix was very eventful and memorial for me. Ms Winsome was my teacher and still is. I remembered some of the old students that I met last mode and their advices to us that are just coming in, I remember them telling us to do our assignments as soon as we get them, and that we should...
As an African American young woman and a first generation, low-income college student from a single parent home, I feel as though Barack Obama has given me the motivation and encouragement that I need to continue to pursue my goals. Growing up, I felt that I would always carry a burden. After all, I...
Question: Who is the person tat has influenced you most in your life?
When I first met Dorothy, I was fifteen. She was seventeen. I have this clear memory of her running into the building screaming “ I’m gunna be a princess...
all over the place. As the sun began to creep through my window shades somehow, seem to capture my attention. Soon I realize what was missing from my life, adventure, creativity, and fun. Going throughout the day wondering what purpose is there for my life. What goals have I not chosen to gain some type...
Unforgettable Moments in My Life
Sitting on my bed with my Acer notebook on my lap, I was looking through my family photos. I always did this when I started to miss the warmth and laughter at home. It had been a year since I made College Abdillah my second home. With no doubt, home was always my best refuge...
My first day at college is an important event of my life. To me it is an unforgettable day. During my school days. I had a glimpse of college life from my elder brothers and sister. I was most curiously awaiting the day when I would start my college life. I thought that the college life would offer...
A Good College Life Style
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Transition from High school to College
Education is a general form of learning and gaining knowledge from different people and places. In United States high school and college are the main educational grounds that help people to achieve their goal and enhance their knowledge. From my personal experience, transition...
to go to a 4 year college is always asked the same question, “What do you want out of college?” That question might be one of the most difficult question’s you’ll have to answer in the whole process. The great thing for me is that I found exactly what I wanted after my first college visit to Stockton...
aside them days that me want to go out with friends instead of doing home work. Desire makes the mood to know that no matter what is going on in my life I can still apply myself. Intelligence is a key to my success because I think of it like school. As I continued to move up in school my knowledge advanced...
was the first college that I had ever visited. I graduated in the year of 2007 and due to my grades I felt I would never attend a college in my lifetime. The experience I gained from my visit at UNH, changed my mind into wanting to attend college, a year afterward.
It all started on the day of October...
What is this you ask? It’s my project in English a seemingly bleak autobiography at best. I’m Joseph Del Valle Galauran, now that I think about it my name is just so simple it’s not that I hate it, but I could’ve at least have had a second name. So comes the tedious parts; I live at Quezon City, born...
July 4, 2013
My Journey Through The World of Music
As a young girl, I became a cheerleader for my elementary school. Because of this, I got the chance to participate in all of the local festivities. Football games, homecoming parades, Christmas parades, etc. That’s...
My Strategy for College Success
In this essay I will discuss my strategy for college success. I will first start with the reasons why I
decided to attend college. I will then move into what hope to get out of going to school, you know, my
September, 04, 2012
My first day fresh and new to college wasn’t anything like I expected.
I woke up differently than any other morning, I felt anxious and sick, and getting ready was extremely hard I kept feeling as if I was forgetting something. I had to adjust right away to walking to the subway...
Last week I was in Wal-Mart and I ran into my battle buddy from basic training. I have not seen Jones in eleven years. We starting talking and catching up on out careers in the military.
I told him that I started taking some classes at Axia College.
He looked at me like I was crazy and said how...
My First Semester in College
High school students just like me preparing for their visit to the campus of their choice anticipating on their transition from a high school education to a college education: leading them to the next phase of their life for success. Like me, probably was one of the...
the mistakes I've done during college.” And funny how I said that as though I'm already done with college. To tell you upfront, I'm still in college (that should be obvious) but most of my batch-mates are graduating (or have graduated) already. I really thought college was going to be an easy peasy affair...
Overcoming My Fears of Returning to College as an Adult
Many people in today’s economy are finding it very difficult to survive financially and are frantically seeking ways to overcome that threat of losing everything they have worked so hard their entire lives to achieve. Since the job opportunities...
December 15, 2012
There was a time when a college education was absolutely necessary if you wanted to hold a job that made a good amount of money and to be considered to have a “good” job. But is that still the case? It’s hard to say with the tuition...
Becoming a Successful College Student
“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome.” Booker T. Washington. Throughout life people are faced with a variety of obstacles. How they choose to overcome these obstacles determines...
High school can be an extremely difficult time for every young adult, but moving on to college could be even more complicated. What could be even more complicated is moving onto college. These years are the hardest and will shape the rest of your life. Pressures from peers, parents, coaches...
Sample College Essay #1
I never imagined that by swimming, a Vision Center in India would be built. And I certainly never thought so many people could be cured of blindness there.
For the past twelve years of my life, my passion has been competitive swimming. Mile after mile I train almost every single...