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The Value of an Education at Old Dominion University
All my life I have dreamed about my graduation from high school and furthering my education in college.Coming from a family that stresses the value of education and demands high educational standards, it has always been my belief that education is one of the most valuable tools a person can possess.I have spent the past four years considering my future, establishing goals and knowing that the only way to achieve those goals is through continuing my education.I believe that a quality education is required for success.Therefore, attending Old Dominion would be a great honor and I know my dreams of completing a degree will be fulfilled.
I have been reminded of the value of education all my life.My father, a retired Naval Officer, attended the University of Minnesota and the Naval Post-Graduate School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Master of Science Degree in Oceanography.He has supported me and been my mentor through my schooling years. I have seen through him how much you can benefit from an education.
Throughout my years of schooling, I have always desired to attain the maximum knowledge available.I always endeavored to put all my effort into a class.I believe you learn something new and valuable everyday.Even now, I still benefit from information taught to me in elementary school.Learning has always been my way of life.
By attending Old Dominion, I can achieve what I have been hoping for my whole life.A degree from Old Dominion will enable me to pursue a career with confidence and achieve the goals I have set for myself. I will posses the necessary tools to compete in a highly competitive and demanding workforce. I know the professors at Old Dominion are excellent and will provide me with the skills I need to succeed. Old Dominion is the only college to which I am applying. It has always been my primary choice.