Essay on Overcoming Reality Of Financial Aid

1514 Words Oct 30th, 2015 7 Pages
Overcoming Reality

Financial aid is a very large problem in modern society with kids who are striving to make it to college for further education. Said simply, college is expensive. This specifically depends on the type of college one chooses to attend. Often times, in state college is more affordable than out of state, because there is something called ‘in state tuition.’ This higher education tends to be very expensive for a plethora of reasons. The first major reason is the fact that college professors are supposedly smarter or have a broader understanding of the study area than do high school teachers. Also, college is where students earn a degree that causes them to also earn a higher-paying job in the future. Statistics show that college graduates are much more likely to get a job. This can be a critical concept in an age when everything revolves around money and unemployment is on the high and still getting more extreme. Another reason college is so expensive is because many colleges make it virtually impossible to achieve a four-year bachelor’s degree in the actual four years. Many colleges require four and a half years, or even five. Those who complete this degree of education often finish after four years of college because they need a certain amount of class requirements, though the reality of packing all of these requirements into four years is unrealistic considering the hustle and bustle of society and more specifically, college students. Unless these young…

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