My Dreams Are Out There, Go Get Them

1355 WordsNov 23, 20146 Pages
Logan Fox Lora Meredith English 1020 November 20, 2014 Future Academics Introduction Your dreams are out there, go get them. Many high school students are curious to see the real world and are preparing themselves for their future academic career. Four interviews were conducted with two males and two females from Green River High School in order to see their future plans. Ten questions were asked to each of the students and their answers were recorded with a laptop. According to Kale Mustafa, a head administrator in the country of Turkey, “students who have a plan and have goals for themselves are more likely to attend a university”. He then goes on to say that, “whether it be in the United States or abroad, these students have the…show more content…
The questions were open ended and all had to do with planning for a future education and furthering education in general. Each response from the four students that were interviewed was recorded into a laptop for future reference. A specific date and specific times, November 19, 2014, were allotted for the seniors, two males and two females, to complete the interview within 45 minutes. Interviews were done to give a more personal approach to the topic. Background/ Literature Review The Future is Yours, Do not take it for Granted Getting an education, gaining more knowledge, and preparing yourself for the rest of your life are goals that many high school seniors are pushing for towards the end of their last year of high school. However, this is not the case for all seniors in high school. High school seniors do not really realize how fast time flies and how quick college will come. The four seniors that were interviewed all had their reasons for not going as well, but it was clear that they all had a very good idea of what two-year or four-year school they were going to attend to get a degree. According to Sarah Richardson and Hamish Coates, two academic advisors for non-traditional students and international students for a combined of twelve years, “Younger students who attend college really do not know how lucky they are. Non-traditional and international students are coming back to something or are exploring something brand new with little to no help.”
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