Essay on Graduation Speech : College Success

757 Words Jun 22nd, 2016 4 Pages
College Success According to a report from Thomas Nelson Community College website, 15.7 percent is the graduation rate in 2010. 84% of students failed to receive their degree. That is beyond sad. College can be difficulty especially with everyday life is getting harder to main family life work and financials. Because college is challenging, I know that I have issues that I must overcome. I told myself the more patient 's I have the better success I will have. My goal is to gain and improve as much knowledge as I can through my life challenges so that I will not end up like a statistic.
I want to take the time explain the three reasons why I am in this class. Right after I graduated from high school, I became a young mother to my oldest son. I started working part-time job. By time I got to college I pretty much forgotten everything I learned over the years. I take the placement test for reading and writing I did not do as well. Therefore, my first reason I need this class is that my major is in Nursing. I need to be able to read, write and speak proper English. Therefore, I can test into English 111.
The Author Sharon Bowman gives the lesson about the four levels of learning. For an example the lessons talked about Unconscious Incompetence" I do not know what I Don 't know. Teacher Mrs. Dubbe tell the class a story about her son Derek getting a job as a cook. He did not know cooking would be hard it would be but he was determined. That was good example. I come across…

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