Was it an expectation, put on you by a parent, peer, or community?
Was it a means to make more money?
Was it a means for you to become a better person?
As college application season is imminent for high schoolers across the country, I could not help but reflect on how I got here.
I do not remember being told by my parents that college was the definitive next step after high school- but I do remember high school classes offering credit in exchange for proof of application to state schools…
I do not remember my parents being anger with me when I decided not to go to the private university… nor did they get mad when half way though the summer I decided to enroll in classes at my Community College…
To be continued.