June 27, 2016
We asked Chuck McMillan, Ph.D., why is education important to him. He described how his parents pushed him toward education at a young age.
Education is vital to each of us as it transforms our minds and way of thinking to expand in a direction that familiarizes us with complex subject matter, acquaints us with ideals that we previously may have no knowledge of, prepares us for challenges of the future, and puts us in position to rise above our present circumstances and achieve levels of excellence that makes us attractive to the business and academic world around us.
I would have to give credit to my parents. My parents were both educators that pushed me very hard to achieve scholastically. They always encouraged me to achieve the one thing in life that could not be compromised or rescinded. It has allowed me exposure to many facets of our world, society, and to meet a plethora of challenges and opportunities that not many have the chance to experience. Exposure can mean the difference in a person's life when it means being able to grow in new and fascinating directions.
Education has allowed me the opportunity to travel extensively, gain perspective on a plethora of ideals, and dedicate over half my life to instructing others that are seeking to gain knowledge on vital subject matter that affects world problems and issues that are relevant as society advances and the world around us changes. Also, it provides me the forum to encourage others to advance and achieve as much as possible to actively pursue their personal goals and dreams.
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