Essay on Graduation Speech : Succeeding Education

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Succeeding Education
Having to wake up early five days a week to go to school can seem useless to many people. Believe it or not it is actually not useless to get up early and go to school for eight hours a day, five days a week. Education plays an important factor in the lives of everyone around us. Without education, the world would not have doctors, nurses, teachers, veterinarian, and more. Education is the knowledge, skill, instruction, and understanding that is received often from a school or university (“Education”). The more education earned, the more successful people in life will be.
Education plays a big role in my life. I am going to be a senior in high school. I like going to school, but every once in a while it really gets on my nerves. At times, I feel that everything I have learned in my education career is useless and that it was just to pass the time in class. I have been told all my life that I will use everything that I have learned in my education towards my future career. The many of us that have been told this are smart enough to know that this is not always true. For example, I have been told my entire life that different forms of math are going to be needed in my career. This is not always true. Another example is that I will find myself walking down the street and a person will stop me and ask what the quadratic formula is. This is not very likely to happen. I would like to get a better understanding of why teachers tell these stupid ideas to their…

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