Is Education A Journey?

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By the time I hit my twenties it seemed like I had been in school forever. The start of each school year began with enthusiasm followed shortly by the countdown for summer. As the years went by, I focused on that finish line, graduation day. I certainly didn’t believe I would ever have to go back to the days of being a sponge of knowledge, struggling to stay awake through one more lecture. After many years in the work force I realized, if you want to stay competitive, you should probably consider going back to the learning lab. The world we live in is ever changing and evolving and continuing education is what will allow us to meet the challenges of being educated for jobs of the future. Over the years my outlook on learning has changed. It went from mandatory, to fear of inadequacy, to enjoyment and desire. I believe education is a journey (,) not a destination. When I was in college, after high school, the internet did not exist. All research was done in libraries, combing through books and encyclopedias. The battle for inventing personal computers had just begun and it seemed like every six months some new kind of technology was being invented. Society was enjoying entertainment more by transitioning from cassette tapes to CDs, and those who could afford it, were able to add on cable television. Huge brick size cell phones, fax machines and answering machines were changing the way people were doing business. Some of my friends jumped on the first train of
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