Essay about Should College Tuition Be Free?

1090 Words Nov 16th, 2016 5 Pages
I believe all students deserve a chance at higher education. College tuition should be free for hard working students around the country no matter the income or where they 're from. High achieving high school students should be awarded with a shot to prove themselves. Secondary Education is more important in today’s society. Just about all well paying jobs will soon require a bachelor’s degree. Minimum wage isn 't enough to support a familiar because the cost of living is rising as well. The tuition should be free because the national student loan debt is rising out of control, graduates struggle with loans years later, and some lower income families can’t afford the thousands it costs to go to college.

One might argue that is is too expensive to pay for every student to go to college and who will pay for this. Under the Hillary Clinton campaign Bernie Sanders supported free tuition at public college and universities. Many countries like Chile, Finland, Norway, and Sweden have already abolished tuition or plan to in the near future for everyone. In the article, It’s Time To Make Tuition Free and Debt Free, The author tells the audience that Germany took away tuition because the country felt the price of $1,300 a year would turn people away from college. In the same article it says Sanders plans to pay $75 billion, which is the estimated annual cost of free tuition, by imposing a tax of a fraction of a percent on Wall Street speculators. It would also help to pay for two…

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