Should College Be A College? Essay

723 Words Mar 14th, 2016 3 Pages
The goal for any person going into college whether they are coming out of high school or the person who is going back to school later in life is obtaining a college degree. For every person going to college there are different reasons for their choice to get that degree such as, wanting a better life for themselves and their families or they simply just want to enjoy the college atmosphere and the four to six years that they attend. Being able to obtain a degree from a college or university, attracts those who want to get out of the situation that they are in by getting the diploma. The challenges of getting the degree are conquered by the determination of the people going out and getting them. Those coming from deprived upbringings or rough home lives yearn to have a better life for themselves. Going to college from the rough childhood or even adulthood gives the person hope of getting out of the situation that they are currently in. Drugs and violence are a factor of people fleeing their homes and communities to end up on college campuses or find a way to take online courses through the schools. However getting a degree for a better life isn’t just for the rough up bringing persons, my father recently went back and got his Bachelor’s degree and followed it up with a Master’s degree in his mid-40s. In his job, if he went back and got his degree, he could get a better working opportunity and a better pay. He chose to work till the late hours to make a better life for his…

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