Oh the things I wish I had considered before going to college. Technical school, opening my own business, figuring out exactly what I wanted major in; the list goes on and on. To be quite honest though, the biggest thing I wish I’d considered in my pre-college decision making was if college was even right for me in the first place.
Most of you out there are probably like I was and have been so inundated with the idea of having to go to college to be successful, that it almost doesn’t seem like a decision at all -- more like a necessity.
Half-way through my college career, however, I began to feel like I might could have done without. But by that time I was so far in that stopping and moving on would not only feel like a failure to me, but to my family as well. It would turn into a wasted investment of both time and money -- and I didn’t want that to happen, so I stayed.
Am I glad now that I continued on and got my degree? Yes! But I feel as though, especially considering the direction I am