The Importance Of Networking In College

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As I construct this essay for my college English class it would be very easy to tell you the reasons why not to go to college, but I won’t let finals week obstruct my real views on college education. A college education and experience is essential in life. The college experience encompasses networking with peers, figure out who you are, and what you want to do in life. The education you receive from college will also come with financial benefits because studies by the economist show that college graduates that work full time receive 17,500 more than people that only obtained a high school degree and work full time. Furthermore, college enhances employment opportunities because you are receiving specialized training for a specific field …show more content…
There is a saying that goes “the friends you make in college are the friends that you keep for life”. College is a great way to meet different types of people and accumulate many friends. How this benefits you is that the friends and peers you meet in college can be utilized in your future career or social life. That is what I like to call networking. Making these network connections career wise might help you find potential clients, a more secure job, and or possibly future employees to bring …show more content…
Sawhill. They also believe that not all college degrees are equal and that they are ranked by institution, major, and field of study. According to the business insider, 70 percent of billionaires attended college. I don’t think billionaires would be classified as middle class. Of those 70 percent that have attended college only 33 percent went to elite schools and the other 42 percent went to graduate school or just an ordinary college. Many people also argue that they cannot afford college right now. Well my counter claim to that argument is that you can attend college at any age and that you don’t have to go to a university. The point I am trying to reach is that if you financially cant afford college don’t disregard it completely, revisit the idea when your more financially stable and can afford to attend. You could also just go for your AA degree at a community college and then transfer to a university like I am doing. There are many excuses for why not to go to college, but if you really want to attend college there is a way, you just have to find that path that fits

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