Summary: Personal Essay:The Causes and Effect of Dropping out of College.
The causes are almost certainly many and consistent. What seems inescapable is the conclusion that dropping out of school is one of the important factors related to the difficulties of people. The causes of dropping out reveal families in trouble. All too often, families with areas of high pressure are characterized by single parents, lack of parenting skills, and substance abuse. The most common causes of dropping out are money, family, and time management.
Money or lack of it is a reason to drop out of the school. Once you become a student, you will need money for tuition of the school. My rent is $1,000 per month for a three bedroom apartment. This monthly rent doesn't include the utilities, that is, the electric light, cooking gas, internet service which I used for ...view middle of the document...
I give them my attention as a loving and caring parent. I also help my kids with their homework. My ex-husband dedicates 40 percent of his with his children's, He also contributes with the household expenses and his share of the housework. When the time comes for any special occasion such as birthdays for any of my family member, I need to be there as part of the family tradition. I need to spend time with the relatives that I have not seen in few years. Weddings in my family are not so often; once my relatives marry, it is for ever. Funerals are the hardest part. For me, it is very hard to attend funerals. This is the only time my family really understands that I could not be at the
funeral. I don't like to say goodbye to anybody that has shared a lot time with me. These are some of the occasions when I cannot be in school.
Time management is important so that a person can do all the things he or she is supposed to do. The time management helps me to use my time effectively. Before I go sleep I make sure my clothes, and my kids' clothes are ironed for the next day. I fix every schoolbags and organize the house. So, I don't have to be in rush in the morning. Once I have everything done the night before, it gives time for the next day. I wake up at 6:00 a.m. every morning, fix the breakfast, review my kids' homework, read the newspaper, and watch the news with my kids. I leave my home at 8:00 every morning, leave the kids in the schools, and walk down to the train station.
With all these reasons, I had to drop out of the university for few years. Now I am back in college. I would not let anything affect me once again to the point of dropping out. If I start from the last step which is time management .I share the kids with they father skipping days so I would have time for studies. I have switched my job in the night time, so I would have time to spend with my kids. I plan carefully. After I have my associate's degree in accounting I will reap the benefits for my family financially.