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The Here and Now Project Essay

  • Submitted by: Spurgjc
  • on November 25, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 759 words

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“The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same.” (Don Williams JR. 1968). To date I have not found any words as true as these. From high school the perils of delaying college and planning for the future were preached. Yet as time quickly passed I did not respond to these calls and found myself in the workforce with no clear path in front of me.   Instead of the predicted torment and utter failure,   I am instead finding new possibilities and potential that propels me to unfathomable success.   This proves that the absence of immediate post high school education does not write the obituary for one’s professional career.
During high school I was subjected to many conversations and discussions about what the future and what it should   and should not hold.   These conversations came from teachers I respected, Councilors   counselors who sounded as if they genuinely cared and of course, from the parents who wanted nothing but the best for the children their child.   The posters on the wall that littered the school walls illustrated those young adults with college educations would, in their lifetime, make a million dollars more than their counter parts who were lazy and would not attend college.   Here is where I find the first fault with the forceful initial push for college. My delay and aversion to post education was not born out of laziness.   In fact,   it lived somewhere between not knowing what I wanted to do for the next forty years and by correlation not knowing how to get there.   Inaction, as I would find out, is its own form of action sometimes. Without the daily forceful life of high school, I found I could work where and when I wanted to work and when I wanted to work. I found I had many different interests in the four years following high school. I was able to experience in excess of twenty different professions. Some of these were back breaking, while others seemed to put me into clerical mental coma. There were times I remember...

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