My Motivation Of Schoolwork
He tried it all in college; everything from drinking to drugs, and as a result, his academics suffered. Because he was a Christian father he did not want any of his children to go to college just to party and make the same poor choices that he had made.
After I graduated high school, I started working full time. To clarify, when I say I “graduated” I mean that my 12 years of school came to an end, and I simply stopped doing schoolwork. There was no big senior year with my class. No graduation party. There was no ceremony with my class, no walking across a stage to get my diploma. No flipping of the tassel. I simply just stopped doing school.
After graduating, I started working full-time for a disaster restoration company. It was hard and gruelling, work which I didn 't mind at the time. But I knew that I couldn 't do that for the rest of my life. I knew there was something “more” for me. I knew that I wanted to find a way to work not only with my hands, but with my hands and my mind. The only answer to this that I could see, was going back to …show more content…
I wasn 't at the level of education that I needed to be, to begin college, as a result of not actively doing schoolwork for over 2 years. Additionally, I was probably never at an adequate level, due to my lack of college preparation throughout my time in school. To reach the point where I felt comfortable enough to begin school again I had some catching up to do, and that is exactly what I did. While working I started becoming more conscious of what interested me. I received some helpful advice from my boss; he told me about the skills he saw in me, and that I should consider engineering. I became conscious of saving money, and I started planning how I was going to pay for school. I kept this to myself until I knew that it was something I was going to do. When I started telling people that I was going back to school, the reactions that I got were extremely positive and only furthered my drive to make it happen.
Deciding to go back to school was one of the bravest decisions that I have had to make in my short life, it also has been one of the best. At times, the task of getting where I needed to be to go back to school seemed impossible, but I didn 't give up and all the work of getting where I needed to be for college paid off. I wanted to do something that was difficult and I dug deep and did it. Will