College Admissions Essay: My Return To Berkshire Community College

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I have always been envious of people who know exactly what they would like to do for a career. Sometimes they know before they leave high school and others figure it out in college. I however am still not totally sure what I would like to do. Recently, I set some goals for myself and seem to have a much better idea than I’ve ever had before. When I graduated from high school, I entered community college because that is what you were “supposed to do”. Seeking a higher education just seemed like the next step in life. Unfortunately, for me though there were a few problems. I had no idea what I really wanted to do with my life, I was immature, and I had no real goals set. After a broken year at community college, I went to work and did so for …show more content…
I am facing a job with little to no advancement and my wages are not the best. I decided to return to Berkshire Community College due to many things. It is close to home and inexpensive compared to most other schools. I also enjoy the fact of having a flexible schedule where they offer evening, weekend, and online classes. I am currently in my first semester since my return and I can say I am doing much better than I previously had. I am only taking two classes right now due to the balancing act of school, work, and family. Also, I wanted to start with only a few classes due to being nervous and unsure of how well I would do. My plan is to eventually apply to the nursing program here at Berkshire Community College and attain my license as a registered nurse. I thoroughly enjoy helping people and being involved with emergency services has pointed me in the direction to pursue a career in nursing. I am currently unsure if I will transfer to a university. That decision is a few years down the road and will have to be decided when the time comes. In conclusion, I believe I am a much better student for experiencing everything in the order that it happened. I had to go through being immature and having no goals, to gaining a lot of responsibility, and realizing that I need an education if I want to go any further in life, and attain a decent paying career. Now with goals set and in place I have the focus and drive to complete the tasks needed. Although with a lot more responsibility I have matured, and I am able to balance everything in order to attain those

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