Selecting The Next Chapter

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Selecting the Next Chapter Eventually, we all reach the age at the end of our high school career when we have to choose a path. The path that we select will guide each of us to the trail that we will follow for the rest of our lives. Some of us will choose to go directly into the workforce, potentially go to a trade school, or even go onto a post-secondary education in order to obtain a degree. What decision we make then determines what the rest of our life will hold, how successful we can possibly be, our yearly salary, and can introduce us to people who will play active roles throughout our entire life.
Now, I am a senior in high school, and I have quickly found this decision right on my doorstep. Over the past few years, I have had my eyes on several different post-secondary college options, but I have narrowed this list quite significantly over the past few months based on factors like their available majors, the college’s size, and the extracurricular activities that are offered by the institution. With this said, I have selected three colleges that have specifically caught my eye based on these factors: Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky; Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana; and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in St. Mary of the Woods, Indiana.

Majors Of course, when selecting colleges recently, it was necessary to pick those ones that followed my interest base. Ideally, this would be to obtain a Master’s Degree in Science for Agricultural…
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