Why I Am A University Mba Program Essay

769 Words Jun 29th, 2015 4 Pages
After years in the workforce, I , Amber Kirtley, have realized that a bachelor’s degree is commonplace and the equivalent now to what a high school diploma used to be. I am applying to the Bethel University MBA program to set myself above the rest, live up to my potential, and be as constructive and productive in society as possible. Obtaining my MBA is an investment I am now ready to acquire in my next step towards my doctorate. I started college at the ripe age of sixteen, knowing that my education and future were and still are that important. Along the way, in my youth, I allowed myself to become side-tracked and fell sick with mono during my studies. When I fell sick, I did not know what was wrong and ended up in the hospital after battling the illness for a good portion of a semester. I did not notify the school or my teachers and at the time it was nearing the end of the semester. I received some failing grades and although I tried appealing the decision, I was unsuccessful. I learned from my mistakes and spent the rest of my undergraduate studies trying to correct this slip in grade point average from my early collegiate years. I have always had the goal of obtaining my doctorate. Even though I started my college studies at a young age, I put my education on hold to raise a family and obtain work experience. I did not know what I wanted to do for a living at the beginning of my undergraduate studies. I have been employed in various fields throughout my…

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