Essay on Intrinsic Motivation In Attending College

"Why I'm Attending College" I'm attending Stockton for a few reasons but I'm ultimately going to college for my future. I want to be successful and rich so I can have all the good things in life. I figure since my rock star career went south, I'll have to hit the books. I'm here at Stockton to attain a degree in business and learn the things I need to become a strong businessman. I enjoy business and want to continue with it for my career. I'd love to be the CEO of some huge corporation some day. I also want the full college experience partying, girls, partying... College gives me something to keep me going. Without it I feel like my job at the car wash is taking me nowhere. I want to be able to have a family without financial stress and worries. I used to think I was going to be a professional basketball player but I'm to short so that didn't really work out the way I planned it. Then I thought I'd be a professional golfer be I'm bored of the sport so I don't want to play anymore. So finally I decided I'd have to study my way out of a middle class family. I began my college education at a school out in Idaho that I didn't want to be at in the first place. My parents thought that it would be good for me because it was a church school and it would keep me out of trouble. Well I thought differently. I didn't want to be at that school from the beginning, but finally I gave in and agreed to go. I think the only reason I agreed to go was out of respect for my parents and because a friend from home was going to room with me. So I guess originally I was going to college for my parents and my friends. Those are the wrong reasons to be going across country to a school. I didn't want to be going that far in the first place. Our trip took a total of four days on the road. I believe that was the best part. When I got to school I was miserable. I had absolutely no interest in meeting people or having a good time I just wanted to go home and be ou... Continues...

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