Reflective Essay About Going To College

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Ebonyrose Campbell
Ms. Milliner
September 22, 2016
College Reflection Essay A lot of different factors go into deciding whether to go to college or not. It may seem that college is the mandatory step after high school but it’s not the best choice for everyone. Going to college is completely optional but most people rather to continue their education instead of cutting it short. Factors such as better opportunities, finding yourself, and stability for a family play a big role in deciding if college is the right choice. College is more than just a continuation of your education. It’s more than just a part of the “American Dream”. College opens the door to many opportunities that may not be available to people who opt out
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If you don 't have a college degree, it will be difficult to earn a salary that will provide for your family. It secures your future in the long run. With a college degree, you are more likely to get a better job than someone who doesn 't have a degree. And in turn you will get paid more which is always good. The risk of not getting enough money because of your non existant degree is not worth it. From an interview with my uncle, i learned that his number one priority was to provide for his family. He knew that getting a college education was mandatory for that. His college degree helped him get a high salary job and now he can provide for his family like he wanted. From this it is clear that college is necessary for you to live comfortably with your family. This factor is considerable in deciding whether to go to college or …show more content…
I want to set myself up for the best future possible and college is on the right track towards doing so. I also believe that i should gain as much knowledge as i can in order to reach my full potential. I cannot do so without going to college to explore all that there is to learn and more. Not only can i learn in my courses, in a new environment i can learn new things about myself and people through experience. To me learning through experience is more important than learning from books or lectures because it will stay with you for life. These factors are a big part in why i want to go to

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