When I decided to go back to school back in 2003, I didn’t know how long it would take me to graduate. Working a full-time job, running a part-time business and going to school was not going to be an easy feat. I knew that. But with a lot of patience and hard work, I was able to get my Associates Degree in Business Administration almost instantly.
It’s tough. There were times that I didn’t want to continue anymore because I am always tired and I don’t have time to do other things than study, work and sleep, study, work and sleep. I wasn’t able to go to the gym regularly anymore. I gained weight.
One year, I decided to take off. I wanted to take a break. That break became two years. And before you know it, five years had gone. I realized that I am not getting any younger. Little by little, I started taking classes again. You must have seen my posts here when I complain about how tired I am and that as much as I want to graduate, I was still having a hard time balancing work and school.
Finally this year, I decided that I will finish school once and for all. I had my transcripts evaluated and guess what? If I continue taking two classes every eight weeks starting this summer, I will be graduating by May 2015! I was floored when I heard that estimate! I am almost there. This is the last leg.
On top of it all, I was able to qualify for a grant that would help pay for my tuition. It’s amazing right?! Finally, my dream will come true! It’s my lifelong dream and if I get this diploma with honors, I would celebrate in a manner you have never seen before!
So come one summer class, let’s get going!
I will post my journey at school here. There’s no reason that I should fail. I must tread on and continue what I have already begun.
Here’s to my success!! Cheers!