What motivates me?” During our lifetime we come upon people that motivate and encourage us to be

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What motivates me?” During our lifetime we come upon people that motivate and encourage us to be successful. I have a group of wonderful people that have given me so much support to be able to go to college. This group of people consist of my family, my coworker and most important myself. Together we have been the biggest motivational factor for my success. My family is a very important factor in me moving forward with enrolling and attending college. With much doubt and fear I incurred my family convinced me that starting college in this stage of my life was the right time. I expressed to them that I was too old to start attending college, and I also felt that I still had my children to help to get their own education. My two…show more content…
She has helped me decide what direction I would take in deciding what degree I would attain. She always expresses that nobody will be a better advocate for myself than me. She has instilled in me a drive to excel in college. After analyzing the suggestions that my family and coworker had given me I knew that I would succeed in going to college. When I started college I felt insecure of myself and my ability to be able to grasp the material that was presented to me to learn. Feeling discouraged was a big obstacle for me, I felt out of place because of my age and I also started with remedial classes. Because I was not a good writer when I was in high school I failed my first writing class, after I failed the class I was ready to quit college, I went home and told my daughter and she expressed to me that I needed to stay positive and that in life we face many challenges and that we were the only ones that were in control of our destines. She gave me the encouragement and motivation to keep going with my education. I know now I have more faith in my capability to deal with difficult situations and circumstances, thanks to my daughter’s motivation. As I look back I cannot help but feel that I am a very lucky person to have so many people in my life helping me in achieving my college degree. I would never have thought that going to college would be where I would be today. I will not stop when I get my AA in education, I will expand my knowledge

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