Why I Choose the Program

Why I Choose the Program

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Running Head: WHY I CHOSE

Why I Chose the MBA Program
Lasuandra Deloach
University of Phoenix

Why I Chose the MBA Program
Many people chose the MBA Program for various reasons such as, to further their career, start a new career, or achieve a personal goal. I chose this program to further my career and to achieve a personal goal. I am a single parent with two male children. It is hard to raise children without support of the father. I decided I had to better myself, for not only me but for my kids as well. My oldest son, who is10-years-old, told me that you do not have to have an education to get a good job. That is when I knew I needed to pursue my career in the MBA Program. I want my kids to be able to look back on my struggles in order to become successful young men.
When I entered into college for the first time, I wanted to be a social worker. That is what everyone thought I was supposed to do. After I received my Bachelors of Science in Human Services degree, things in my life began to change. Instead of doing social work, I decided to become a Physical Education teacher. I held the position for five years, and then I decided to do something else. That is when I became a community development specialist. The business side of me began to unveil.
Perception is a process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory impression in order to give meaning to their environment (Robbins and Judge, 2007, p.146). Different people perceive you in different ways. My family thought I was going to be a social worker or a teacher because those were the careers of my parents. My friends thought the same thing as well. But like Robbins and Judge stated in their article, what one perceives can be substantially different from objective reality (Robbins and Judge, 2007, pg.146). I did not have the opportunity to be myself. I tried the social work and the teaching career, but that was not my passion. I did not want to do this for the rest of my...

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