Comparing The Views Of Higher Education Essay

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Compare and Contrast the views of Higher Education From a general point of view, higher education can be beneficial to some college students. As I compare and contrast the article, “Should Everyone Go To College” to Freeman A. Hrabowski’s “Colleges Prepare People for Life”, I realized Hrabowski’s article has primarily focused on how higher education leads to many opportunities, and does not go in depth on the negative aspects of why college cannot be suited for everyone. In contrast, the article, Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill’s “Should Everyone Go to College” contains both sides of the argument. This article explains how college may not be the ‘right’ choice for everyone because every career path or goal is different, as some may not need further education. Plus, the article also explains that everyone cannot afford a post high school education due to financial constraints and the overall expensives of colleges. The other side of the argument was also presented within this article by theorizing the point on how a college education is still overall important for achieving career success and increase financial wealth of high quality jobs. As for the article “Colleges Prepare People for Life”, Hrabowski argues how a college education is not only essential to achieving a stable career since higher education can be used as a positive impact for improving the community. Overall, even though college education may not benefit everyone, both articles still…

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