Graduation Speech Should Not Be More Successful Than People Who Do Not

700 Words Feb 24th, 2016 3 Pages
People who work hard in life tend to succeed and be more successful than people who do not. The same goes for college students, hard work and making the right grades is one way to succeed in college. Some students and most teachers believe that attendance, in class, is the key to a successful college education. I would agree wholeheartedly with them, but I am in discord, with Southeastern Louisiana University, for letting professors make their own attendance policies in the classroom.
I do not think this is at all ethical. It has always been up to the student to put in the hard work and make the grades. Students would want to do their best will attend class, but students who do not want to do their best will not. The professor should let the students decide whether or not to come to class. If I were a professor, I would rather just teach a handful of students who cared about their work and education than to teach a whole class full of students who did not.
When I was in high school, me and a small minority of students faced that very problem. It was hard to focus on what was being taught when very few students cared about learning.
I attended a small private school in my home town. Even though I was a high school student, it always felt as if my hand was being held on a day to day basis. “Do this, Do that, Don’t do this, and Don’t do that”, the teachers would say. Which was strange, at the time, because they always said we were becoming adults and would soon get to make…

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