Getting A Higher Education From A Good College Essay

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In these nineteen years of my life and being a college student for about two years, the one thing that I have come to realize is that getting a higher education from a good college is the key to success. I was raised mostly by my grandparents and my single mother while growing up. My grandma continued her education at Central Arizona College for her certificate in education, while my grandpa only obtained his high school diploma. My parents and grandparents come from poor families and not many college graduates. Even though they didn’t have any sort of college fund set aside for me they always tried to help me with my homework and give me words of wisdom and encouragement. Doing well in high school granted me a few scholarships that helped open a door to college giving me great opportunities and experiences that I wouldn’t imagine happening in my life. Now that they see my accomplishments from attending college they are very proud of me and supportive for me to graduate from Central Arizona College and continue my education at a university.
Education is extremely important to me so I can have a good career and become a respected part of society. Obtaining a college degree is just the beginning, it starts to open doors of opportunities through which an individual can pursue his or her choice of career. My name is Sonjia Gonzales, I live in Casa Grande, Arizona, and I plan on graduating with my associates of arts at my community college and obtain higher education at Arizona…

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