Why Attending Albany State was the Right Choice for me.
All of my life I was told that college was my only option after I graduated from
high school. My mother as well as most of my Family, planted college in my head at
a very young age. I had the typical plan to go to college, get a high paying job, get
married to the woman of my dreams, and have children. That seemed to be
everyone's dream, unless it was being a famous sports player, movie star, or singer.
Now do not get me wrong, of course I want to be famous, but I know that the
chances of that happening are extremely slim. As I got older, I started to think
that maybe I do not need to go to college to get a good job. As expected, I
learned very quickly that college is and always will be the best option.
University is the right choice for me because it will contribute to my goals of
Supporting my family and myself, having the dream job I have always wanted, to be
educated, and be able to help educate others.
Albany State University's proximity to Albany is important to me because I wish to
remain close to my elderly mom. I am excited to be able to immerse myself in the
college of Health Profession, department of Nursing while being close to my
mother. My mother raised five boys as a single mom and has always provided us
with all our needs and most of our wants. For this reason it is important to me to
obtain my degree so that I can make her golden years very special to her.
Having being out of school for twenty none years, I wanted to attend a...