Argument Essay: The Value Of College

It is kind of interesting to find out that college doesn’t even guarantee that success that students were ever so promised. Relating back to the title, the hidden reality of college is how much money is really spent in investing in college. Everything in college costs, when it comes to living, eating, simply just attending, even having the right to claim a degree. The whole picture of this argument is the injustice found in the complete concept of college. The point of students having to pay so much and receive so little in return. Students give their all to achieve the degree from college and don’t even get that same amount given back. A great question also wondered is, have college noticed this? Looking back on the information of cost it would be expected so, but since college prices increasingly climb each year the answer to that question would be no. Colleges are failing to see that the cost is unbearable and some part of the time do not provide any form of success. Which is exactly what students are motivated to gain through college. …show more content…
Graduates expect some type of future through their degree they are paying for, and when they don’t receive that it makes the college look bad on their part. Not everyone will pursue their degree either because they found a better field that excites them or they just simply lost interest in their degree. If students loose interest in their degree they are paying for they should be allowed to drop that degree. “…preparing to fulfill an absurd and onerous duty: to graduate from college” (Krakauer 22). Students are viewing college as a waste of time and money and see it as a need to graduate because the college is saying so. As in give up their degree and any chance they have in that field. This should also bring on the fact that they will have that part of their student debt

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