Personal Narrative: The Importance Of Early Childhood Education
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I was primarily interested in the arts and not much else. My mom wasn’t at home a lot because she went back to school for early childhood education. I now look back at that as important, because it shows me that as a non-traditional student, it is possible to make a life changing educational decision, even when it is hard. My first three semesters of college out of high school went disastrously, as I was severely unprepared and undermotivated. I decided to leave college, pay down the student loan debt I had acquired, and work until I figured out what I wanted to do with my life.
My intentions were always to go back to school and earn my degree, but a particularly bad string of weeks at my job solidified that it was going to happen sooner, rather than later. My wife was very supportive of the decision, as were both of my parents. I applied to Georgia State, UGA, and Gainesville (now UNG) for admission. Due to my rough start the first go-around, I was only admitted to Gainesville with the condition that I retake several classes to put myself in good academic