Essay on The Truth About The College

1005 Words Nov 18th, 2016 5 Pages
The Truth about the College I Chose
Attending college after high school isn’t mandatory, but experience is required to be able to have the career that would offer a higher salary than a minimum wage job. Every single college has their own, unique rules that make the college safe, engaging, and able to meet the requirements of students ' needs. Undergraduates choose the college of their desire based on their grades, principles, and opportunities that they have earned from high school. The evolution of high school to college is different; high school puts pressure on you, so you do well to get into college. As for college, pressure is put on you to advance, so you could begin searching for the career you desire. Additionally, college isn’t the same as high school, it’s not all about social events, pep rallies, or always getting to do what you want, but it’s more about being responsible.
College wasn’t my priority after high school because finding a job was more important, so that I could be able to help my mother, which was a single parent. By entering college, I had no idea what major I wanted to take part in. Although, I took part in art clubs, and choir in high school, I still wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life in and after college. I imagined there would be clubs in college for free where that would be exciting to explore and learn more; in case that’s what I would want to do in a career in the future, but that wasn’t the case. According to Diane Ravitch, " A…

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