Argumentative Essay About Education System

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The Education System

Here in the United States we have an education system. This system is supposed to be the greatest on earth, unfortunately it is not. Now there are several contributing factors to why we might have a flawed education system. One, the United States is so war hungry that they decide to take from youth education to fund it. This leads to teachers who should be paid well, but are not. This drains the excitement they once had to become a teacher to help and teach children and young adults. Instead the dream job they envisioned, they can barely survive on the salary they are given. Young people who once aspired to become great teachers see what is going on and become discouraged leading them to find another career. So now because
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The fact that we spend 12 years of our life in the system and, no not even knowing how to cook, apply for a job, started business, or even buy a house is sad. We should be at least taught to grow food, but sadly no it doesn 't stop there though, throughout this whole process to get one piece of paper we are told that we must go to college to be successful. You see our grade school was free, but we are made to feel obligated to go through more schooling called college. Most go for four years but others go for more. This is where our education system takes advantage of students for many years and maybe for some, the rest of their lives. Students want to go to college even if they can 't afford it in the hopes that with whatever degree they get they will be able to have a great job and greater income. So what do the students who are desperate for an education but can 't afford it do? Well they go to the bank and get a student loan. Even if a student qualifies for financial aid it doesn 't cover everything, and most still require a loan to afford college. Everything is well while students go to school to get a piece of paper at the end. Six months later whether they have a job or not, they are required to start paying back that …show more content…
Of excitement for college was crushed, of course as the school year went on everyone seemed comfortable with the idea of college. I on the other hand throughout the year still dreaded it because of getting trapped in debt. I still applied to colleges just to see if I would get except. I applied to for colleges and got accepted by all. Stanislaus, Cal poly, Cal State University of San Bernardino, and Stanford. The thing that I hated about financial aid is that I had to make a choice on a college and start to see how much financial aid I would receive. To me it would make more sense to show how much financial aid you would get from each and then make a decision based on the best offer. I didn 't want to commit to a college just to find out I would get very little or no financial aid and would still have to take out student loans. I just needed to know that I would be accepted. That was all I really needed. To me it was like you 're smart enough to go to these universities and colleges, why not do something different though. That 's what I did. I took a small year and a half break to really think things over and decide what I was going to do. I really thought things over and decided

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