My Educational Journey by Maria T. Louis as refugees from Colombia. My father, a policeman, was killed in action during the Colombian drug wars, and because the drug cartel targeted families, our lives were at risk. When we arrived in the states, my family and I did not know English, and we faced many challenges.
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Click here to learn more. Growing up I never fully understood the emphasis my parents, my grandparents, and teachers put on my education. When will I ever use this in my real life?
That area of my life got all of my energy and my devotion. I figured this out while working a full time job which I thought, would be a life-long career. My job offered me everything; outstanding pay, excellent benefits, vacation time, and security.
Material objects were easily obtained. My standard of living had dramatically increased in every way. Money was no longer an issue. I decided to give it all up, and pursue my education. I spent my last month just daydreaming of school and the beautiful thing that it is. My final two weeks were agony.
I was anxious to leave my materialistic, miserable life and never look back. That is exactly what I did. I believe education should be a journey, not a destination. I instinctively tell people I would like to study psychology. This discipline really interests me.
But my passion for psychology will not deter me from exploring other fields; nothing is set in stone. I entered college with a new look on life, with a new found love for knowledge, and a lack of interest to where that knowledge would actually take me.
Today many view education as a means to an end, a way to obtain a lucrative job that often ends up being the catalyst to our misery. I understand, of course, that one must earn an honest living, but I do not want a job to define me. As I have mentioned I believe life should be an educational journey.
I want to learn to write an essay, a short story, or perhaps a novel.I see my journey as a path to enlightenment, a journey to teach and learn with others.
I believe our current educational method constrains our knowledge to a few subjects. Eventually landing human beings behind desks, shoved into offices, and becoming one more generation of buyers and sellers.
My Educational Journey: From Cannot to Can Essay Jennifer Olsen Professor Stephen Leech English 1A 6 July My Educational Journey: From Cannot to Can Aristotle once said, “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”.
My Educational Journey BY Kilam19 My memory of my education goes back to nursery school. The school was French Hall Academy in East Austin, Texas. The rooms were divided by a wall divider. I can still remember hearing a kid in the other room crying at nap time.
There were six teachers that would move [ ]. My educational journey has been accompanied by teachers from all ends of the educational spectrum. I have had serious, inspirational and unorthodox teachers and teaching styles.
It is my intention to illustrate my educational journey to the reader. My educational journey began in the public school system. I attended second grade at a public school; however, I struggled due to the language barrier. Fortunately, after meeting several other Hispanic families, we learned that St.
Cecilia School and Academy had a great ESOL program. My educational journey has been accompanied by teachers from all ends of the educational spectrum. I have had serious, inspirational and unorthodox teachers and teaching styles. It is my intention to illustrate my educational journey to the reader.