College Admissions Essay: Everyone Should Go To College

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My junior year of high school, I decided it was in my best interest to graduate a year early and start my college career. I am a criminologist major that has no idea what I want my actual career to be. I have wanted to be a C.S.I since I was a kid, but college has made that dream seem a little unrealistic. I believed that going to college was something that was going to be best for me and my future. This is because I wanted to be something better than what I had to deal with growing up, I thought college was going to make my life less of a struggle in the future. I was always told that if I did not go to college I was going to end up like my parents, who did not go to college. Unemployed and struggling month by month is not what I wanted for myself or my life. That comes to the question; Why am I in college? I am in college because a college degree will lead me on the right path, it will help me find a more realistic career that fits my major best, and in the end there will be more success over failure. College is not really for everyone. Some people go just because it is what …show more content…
I personally went with Rose’s side but they were both very informational. These two articles lead me to believe why I went to college and how it will affect my future. The authors were persuasive enough to believe that everyone in college should really have an end goal, that no matter what career you choose there is something out there for you in the real world. It is not all just about future income but more about what you are learning and how what you learn affects you. Going to college should be in everyone’s best interest, no matter what age you are or what you want to major in. What really matters is if you want to make an effort and work hard for your

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