How College Can Be Better Than Your Parents? Essay

1835 Words Oct 24th, 2015 null Page
As soon as we start highschool we start to think about college, or was that just me? The thought of college can be quite a straining one. It requires you to think of your future and what you want to do with your life. Do you want to end up like your parents or do you want to be better than your parents? Of course I want to be better than my parents, but some things are just easier said than done.Growing up in a working class family, we worry/stress about expenses a lot. I am fortunate to be in college because it 's very expensive, especially when you have one parent that didn 't finish college and another who is still paying off their loans. Stressing about expenses takes some of my focus away from my studies. Personally, I have never thought about ways to get ahead in college. The thing I always think every semester is I just gotta make it through, get good grades, and maintain my G.P.A. Sometimes as students we never really think about the small things that can make us better students. Our life situations can overcome our plans to reach our goals, which is to be successful in college then in life. Getting ahead in college can be difficult , but there are some simple solutions like, asking questions, seeking help, forming better study habits, or even changing your group of friends.
Many of us enter college with our high school with thinking caps on. In high school students worry a lot about what their peers think. That being so, they stray from doing or saying anything that…

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