My biggest decision, going to college

Essay by ArlsCollege, UndergraduateB+, February 1997

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        In life people have to make choices, in my life I have had to make

many, many choices. I think that my biggest decision or choice would be

my application and move to college. This would be considered the

biggest decision I have had to make in my life so far.

        When your senior year in high school rolls around, most people

have to start thinking about what they want to do with their lives in the

next four years, and what will happen after those four years are done.

        This was a time in my life when I had to make a choice about what I

was going to do. I knew that I wanted to do something that involved the

technology of computers and I thought I wanted to be an engineer. Well

that was a choice I made, and it was not exactly a choice I thought about

adequately. As it turns out engineering just wasn't what I was meant to


        Some people would say that I made a bad decision, but I would

rather say that I made an unwise decision. Computer engineering (the

major that I choose first semester) was a lot more than I expected. I

ended up failing Physics, Calculus and Chemistry! In addition to that, I

was subject to separation from college. Well, now a decision really had

to be made; it was time for me to make a choice.

        My parents told me to think about other colleges and to think

about other things to do instead of college, but I knew that was

right for me. They often suggested that I go to community college for a

semester or two and make sure that I was doing something that I wanted

to do. I had attended the community college...