Saturday, June 26, 2004

Topic for my blog

I think that I have decided on a topic that could be relevantly interesting. Going to college. Everyone does it. Well everyone who plans to succeed in life anways. Except for Ray Charles, Pierce Brosnan, and a few select others there is little chance of achieving personal goals without a colelge eduction, and now it is getting to the point that a masters degree is essential as well. But as far as high school dropouts go according to the child trends databank
Studies have found that young adults with low education and skill levels are more likely to live in poverty and to receive government assistance.4 This is partly related to young women dropping out of school and having children and then becoming dependent upon public assistance. High school dropouts are likely to stay on public assistance longer than those with at least a high school degree. Further, high school dropouts are more likely to become involved in crime.5

So that is why I am going to college. Alright if I am being honest I am going more for the social atmosphere right now than anything else. After all that is 80% of the college experience, the other 10% being school. Too often (my case in point) the schooling part is overlooked, which generates bad grades, leading to the inability to join any undergraduate programs because my GPA is so low. This semester is definitely going to have to be dedicated to raising my average to a respectable level, one that I can be a little more open about when it comes to inquiries from my peers.

I am having trouble deciding on what my major should be. It is looking like it is going to be Physical Education with an emphasis in Fitness and Wellness. I would basically become a Personal Trainer, which I think I would enjoy because I love the job I have in the gym right now. I am also going to apply to the film major again, but now I will go for the Media Arts minor, as well as a minor in Women's Studies. I will be busy but these are all things that I know I enjoy. Fitness and Wellness will enable me to help people as well as establish healthy habits for life, Women's Studies will help me learn to express my opinion and think critically, and Media Arts will mean that I get to take tons of film classes and basically just watch and make movies.

I played DDR for an hour last night, and I will play it again for another hour tonight I am sure. I refuse to call myself weird, because there are alot of weirdos who love that game, but I can understand why because it is definitely addicting. Pretty soon I will move up to the heavy level, and I dont know how I am going to live without it when I go back down to Provo.

Basically being home for the summer stinks and I am counting down the days until I can go back. I might get to move back as early as the end of July, I want to make my chances of getting a job as high as possible. Hopefully Gold's will be interested.

If anyone ever reads this can you let me know? I am just waiting until I get my first comment. Best day ever.

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