College Is The Option Of College Essays

1354 Words Feb 24th, 2016 6 Pages
The option of college is different from each individual high school student to another depending on their high school grades, family income, or if the student wants a college education or not. In most cases, students choose to go to college. On the other hand, some believe that college will not benefit them so they choose to start their career instead. In my case, my parents refuse to let me start my career without any college education. My mom and dad went straight to work without going to college. Both of them wanted a college education, but could not get one because they did not have enough money. My dad did not even have enough money to finish high school. He had to drop out to help his single mother pay for bills and food. Despite not going to college, my parents are considerably successful. They can pay for bills, food, and whatever else they need. Looking at how successful they have become, I considered not going to college. Their response was that they would never let me do that because of how much they struggled at the beginning of their careers. My mom started out as a housekeeper in a hotel and my dad worked strenuous shifts in a paper factory. With these jobs, they could just barely afford bills and food. Over the span of twenty years, my mom worked her way up to the general manager position of the hotel she started at. My dad quit working at the factory and became a truck driver which pays well but really took a toll on his health from sleepless nights and lack…

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