Essay On Why College Athletes Should Be Paid
In the first place colleges should pay …show more content…
With all the trips and time consuming activities. If an athlete has to travel far for a few days it could make the employer upset and fire you. Athletes now are expected to travel and have a sustaining job and income which is very hard. Being an athlete is a job because it takes up most of the day with the busy schedule they have. They barely have time for anything other than sports and school. An athlete goes from practice to classes back to practice and have to do homework after and then sleep. so they have no time for any other activities normally.
Schools deem it acceptable to miss school and work but not the other way around always so they should have some sort of compensation. Many athletes also attend school on scholarships and have no extra money for anything. Being paid can change that. Being a college athlete requires full commitment to the sport and everything with it. Practices, workouts, games make it hard to have any other activities. An athlete’s schedule doesn’t allow for a job with all of the jammed schedules. If payed it will reduce the need for jobs to support themselves by getting money for playing what they came to college to