The Importance Of Going To College

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From a very young age, students are always told that going to college is the best way to have a secure and successful future. As many students have probably figured out by now, college is not for everyone. Some people are perfectly content with the jobs and the life they have, and they never had to step foot into a college classroom. Honestly, sometimes I think college is not for me. I constantly think about dropping out and looking at careers I can go into that only require some training and certifications, but no degree. But I already know what I want to do in the future. I want to be a cop, and to be a cop, you don’t need to have a degree. So then why am I wasting my time in school? I don’t really see it was wasting, it is more of creating a much needed safety net. While school may not seem for me, and I sometimes dread every moment of class, going to college is the best thing I can do for myself because the future is always uncertain, and if my plans do not succeed, I will be left with other options instead of being lost with nothing to fall back on.
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I admit, some of the courses I have taken were quite interesting and enjoyable, and I have learned many things. I do not resent any part of being in school because I am doing this for myself. And plus there is the added bonus of making my family proud of me and my accomplishments. I always thought school wasn’t for me and that the only reason I would ever even go to college was to get people to stop nagging me about wasting my time and being lazy. But I realized that it is always important to have a backup plan because you never know what the future holds, especially when your dream job isn’t the safest. Creating this safety net will give me more confidence with my future job because I know that no matter what happens, I am not left to fend for myself, but I am left with options that can still provide me a steady and great

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