Mt Return to School

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My Return to School
Keith Lowe
Eng.121
Fawn vonFrohling
January 7, 2013
“Returning to school after so many years of not attending, to obtain a degree can be a struggle for many people throughout their life, but it also has its benefits, changes, challenges, and goals. Initially, I had planned to go to college right after high school, but due to many family problems I was unable to. It would be another eight years before I would make the decision to enroll in school. My reasons for returning to school are to higher my education, have a better career/ job, and to better my life, as well as the life of my daughter. Returning to school for me, has had its benefits, changes, challenges, and goals. In this paper, I plan to give you a brief
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I’ve refreshed myself with old learning skills and inherited some new techniques of learning since returning to school, that I feel will be beneficial in obtaining my degree. The last challenge I faced, is not having Microsoft word on our computer. Although I do have an alternate way of using Microsoft word, by going to the library, it would be a lot easier for me to work from home on “my own time.”
Everyone has a goal or goals in life that they would like to accomplish one day. Those goals can be educational or personal goals. I feel the goals I have set for myself are endless. My educational goals are to focus on my Associates Degree of Arts in Business and receive my Associates. I’m a first year college student, so I want to learn and gain as much knowledge as I can for future degrees I plan to pursue. My personal goals are to own a home, show my daughter the importance of an education, and to have a better job/career. Owning a home shows a sense of responsibility and stability. It would be no greater feeling to know that my daughter would have a secure place to grow up in, and call “her own”. Home ownership has changed drastically over the years, and lots more young people my age are buying home. I too, soon hope to be added to the crowd of young homeowners. Showing my daughter the importance of an education is something that all parents should instill in their children. I want my daughter to know that there is never a time that you can’t

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