College Is A Better Fit For Me Essay

1374 Words Dec 15th, 2016 6 Pages
After graduating high school in 2008 my parents gave me two options, go to college or get a job. However, going to college also meant getting a job as well because I still needed some income. I decided that community college was a better fit for me because I didn 't exactly excel in high school. When I enrolled at SUNY Adirondack in the fall of 2008 I was a Liberal Arts major because I still wasn 't sure what I wanted to be when I grew up. My original goal upon completion of a few semesters, was to transfer to a four year university. But, I still had to figure out my interests and decide on a major. Working, going to school, and maintaining a social life as an 18 year old seemed hard for me at the time. I had no idea what the next 7 or so years were going to provide for me. I would love to go back and meet my former self. If I did, she probably would have panicked because she wasn 't even close to being ready for the life I live now. I had a lot of growing up to do before I could even decide the path I needed to be on. After a few unsuccessful and uncompleted semesters of community college I decided to take a break. For some reason I had my heart set on working and saving money so I could move out of my parents house. If I could give any piece of advice to an 18-25 year old is that unless your parents are kicking you out or you enjoy emptying thousands of dollars from your bank account, there is absolutely no need to rush moving out. So, for the next few years I…

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