Yes! some people seem to think college is not worth the money, time and effort but in this essay if you are one of those people hopefully you will change your mind after this essay
Here are some facts that might just show college to be worth it,
Individuals with a college degree earn an average of $22,000 more per year than those with only a high school diploma.
Individuals with a college degree earn an average of 63% more in hourly wages than those with only a high school diploma
Individuals with only a high school diploma are about twice as likely to be unemployed as those with a college degree
Believe it or not here are some interesting ones,
Children of parents with a college degree are much more likely to be read to every day than children of parents with only a high school diploma …show more content…
(Source: Five Ways Ed Pays, Collegeboard)
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When you take the time to take college, a degree can open up all new different pathways in terms of career choices, even if the class you take in college is not related to the job you want, having it can show an employer that you have the will to work and be better because you took the extra steps to go beyond high school.
¨In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite.¨
President Barack Obama
Here is a short list of the classes and fields college opens: