what do I want out of my life?

what do I want out of my life?

As most of my peers, I have been asking myself a question, what do I want out of my life? This question bothers many people, and not only the college students who are trying to figure out the path that will lead them to the comfortable life. One might ask, what is that comfort that we all are striving for? Is it a state of mind or is it some unknown world that we are so eager to enter. It varies from person to person; there are several aspects, such the way were raised, making, of our lives that could influence a person and the future decisions that we’ll make. The biggest part of our decision-making is the way we were raised and the culture we have gotten used to. Many Americans believe that the success depends on the family background that we have. There are those who say that if the person was raised in a rich family, all opportunities are available to them and there is a high chance that this person will live a comfortable life. The same people say that if the person was raised in a poor family there are too many obstacles to overcome and most of the time these barriers on the way are too hard to cross. On the other hand, there are those people who say that the America is a land of opportunities and any person could achieve their goals if they set their mind to it. Sarah, a good friend was born in a rich family. She never had to worry about the basic needs like food, shelter or security, and all the resources were provided thanks to the excessive amount of money. She was handed everything she wanted from the day she was born, until our graduating year. Sarah always wore designer clothes, and was looked up to by all the lower classman. She used to brag about her parents knowing everyone in town, and how she could land a job or go to any college she wanted to without even trying. On the other hand, I grew up in a one-parent household that never had a lot of money. My mom had to keep three jobs in order to provide the necessities f…


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