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    family as I take a part in the last year of all my favorite activities in high school. I am beginning to apply to colleges across the nation, trying to find the best place to take the next step in my life. When looking at colleges, I look for the opportunity to choose between a community college or a big university, how far will I be from home, the choice between public or private colleges, and at the end of the day, the tuition cost is what will mostly determine where I will go after high…

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    Student Holly CC092 14 Nov. 2013 Narrative Essay For me, this is my second attempt at earning a college degree. My experience with college prior to this semester was right after high school, when I enrolled at a community college in my hometown in California. I was supporting myself, working full-time at a restaurant where a lot of my other friends worked. Because of my demanding work schedule, I only took a couple of credits each semester and missed a lot of class. I also spent a lot…

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    it came to applying for colleges and universities. However, doing so was very tedious; long, stressful nights were dedicated to researching and weighing all my college options. That is, until I started to realize how many resources there were to help me narrow down my choices. These tools and resources aided me in eventually choosing the right college path for me. The first tool I used was a website called Niche.com, a ranking and reviewing site for K-12 schools, colleges, and even…

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    two english classes, two history classes, electives and math all on top of that, I didn't know what stress was before this year. On top of my college searching and registering for community college classes I decided to get another job! I have worked since I was 16 years old and so far I’ve had 4 jobs. One job I’ve kept consistently but I figured with college, I would need more money so i recently got a job at starbucks too. Now I work about every weekday including Sundays at starbucks and I…

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    prepare myself for the inevitable: what comes after high school? I knew that I would go to college, I just did not know what college. I knew I wanted to obtain a bachelor's degree, I just did not know what to major in. I knew being a student athlete would be difficult, I just did not realize how difficult it really is. My entire high school career I heard how stressful, time consuming, and expensive college was but I did not realize how true that was until I got on campus. However, I was able…

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    An important goal I would like to achieve in the next few years would be getting into college. Either starting with online classes or taking a step to go to a campus. Taking my ACT, talking with a counselor, and applying for classes are three steps that I need to take to get into college. First, the most important part of passing your ACT is having a study guide to follow and knowing the layout of the test. The ACT has certain dates and different locations where you can take the test. There is…

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    Coming into college as a freshman is a roller coaster ride. You will never know what life is going to throw at you. I came from a small school so it was a big step for me to move into a house let alone with all volleyball girls. College gives you freedom from classes but don’t take it for granted. I need to find different ways to learn in different classes and to stay awake. Here are some thing that I wish I was told is that you should plan out your schedule, don’t procrastinate, and get…

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    No one in my entire family went to college so I am on my own. Growing up there was not always enough money to eat let alone save for college. The idea that some one from my family was going to attend college was way beyond any ones mind. I am paying for college by myself and acquiring extreme debt along the way. Any amount of money that I do not have to worry about coming up with is an enormous help. I am striving for goals that seem impossible from where I came from. Being the first to embark…

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    Finding the perfect college for me felt like a scavenger hunt for a while until I found Hofstra University. Prior to the spring of my junior year I had never even heard of Hosfstra. Not until I researched the types of majors were offered that interested me, for instance Pre-Medical Studies and Biology-Pre-Med, and actually stepped foot on campus did I realize that it was a perfect fit for me. The first time I became acquainted with Hofstra was through the former assistant cross country coach,…

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    I can't believe I am already going to college, it seems like it was just last week I started high school. I got accepted to UCLA and I'm so happy because of it which means I am finally moving out. The only thing that sucks is that I get on a long flight from Pearland, Texas to Los Angeles. As I finished packing everything I needed My mom yelled out for me to come outside. We put all of my suitcases in the trunk of the car and I said my final goodbyes to my younger siblings Ana and Jay. Mom and…

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