What Makes A Success?

1157 Words Mar 16th, 2015 5 Pages
What is Success? In today’s society, people have different views or opinions about success. It could be wealth, fame, power, or respect. My parents, I feel, are very successful people. They go to work everyday to support me and pay bills. They make sure that I have everything I need and not my wants. In that case, I asked both of my parents what their definition of success is. My dad gave me a great example, high school. He said that finishing high school can be my success. He said success is achieving most goals that you set for yourself. For example, my goal was to get accepted by Florida Atlantic University. Fortunately, that goal has been accomplished. My mom also gave me her definition of success is and how it is measured. She said that success is the positive end result of all the various things you do or want to do. It is measured by a predetermined outcome expected. At this point of my life, I 'm about to graduate high school and go to college. The goal for college is quite different from any goals I have ever achieved. My goal for college is to get my bachelors degree in communications. My future job choice is to be a news reporter/anchor. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events happening locally, nationally, and internationally. They report the news for magazines, newspapers, websites, radio, and even television. (Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast…

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