Persuasive Essay About Community College

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When in high school I always knew what was next, and that was to attend college or a university. I never thought about taking a year break or going to community college, but once I was in college I started to rethink my plan. Looking back the only option I saw was college and that was it. I felt the pressure from my teachers at the time and my parents to immediately go on to higher education. Attending college for many students is the only option because you are told by your parents that is the only way to get a good paying job and a successful life. But what about the other students who can’t afford college, or students who think college isn’t for them? Sometimes college isn’t their path in life and that should be okay. Community college can …show more content…
When attending college, teenagers shouldn’t have to feel the pressure to go. Reasons some feel the pressure is because parents pressure them and it is the only way to get a job. Many parents agree and want all their kids to attend college right after high school putting a lot of pressure on the kids to successed and not fail.
Some people argue against taking a year off or known as a gap year. Some students instead of going straight to college because of pressure they take a gap year to think about what they want to do or to work and make money. Taking a gap year can put students behind and each year the tution always goes up. The big argument on why not to take a gap year is that you may not go to college. Yes this may all be true Another reason is just to escape so the pressure just to leave and college being the only option available. Parents always threaten teenagers to go to college because if they don’t they won’t have anywhere to live. If parents didn’t put as much pressure on their kids to attend college I believe they would do better and want to attend

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