Receiving my Associates of Arts and Science degree while perusing my dream of having a family proved to me that I have the ability to return to school and the dedication required to complete my college education. My college education is crucial to my success not only as an individual but also as a mother and a wife. A Bachelor’s degree in Applied Management will give me the current knowledge and resources to grow as a professional. I believe a college education is the ticket to success. If I can be a role model to my children and impact their desire to succeed by witnessing my ability to set goals and model determination and motivation; my most valuable accomplishment will have been met. Having a BAS in Applied Management Degree will help me accomplish my career goals by giving me the tools and knowledge to grow as a marketing specialist. It will allow me to have a career in something I enjoy doing and give me the skills and confidence that I need in order to be successful.