College Education Research Paper

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Introduction The importance of getting an education is more crucial now than it ever has been in the past. At least 25% of employees in job markets in many areas of the United States have graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree. In some states that percentage increases to 35% or higher (Dill, Forbes). Knowing that job markets are extremely competitive combined with the truth spoken in the Family: A Proclamation to the World, that fathers and mothers are expected to be “responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families,”, emphasis is therefore put on obtaining a quality education to fulfill the responsibilities stated in the Proclamation. While a college education can be expensive, young adults need to prepare for their future family commitments by obtaining a degree …show more content…
Gordon B Hinckley, former President of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints, stressed the importance of education in an article written for youth by saying, “Sacrifice a car; sacrifice anything that is needed to be sacrificed to qualify yourselves to do the work of the world. That world will in large measure pay you what it thinks you are worth, and your worth will increase as you gain education and proficiency [emphasis added] in your chosen field,” (Hinckley, 2002, Web). Men and women alike must realize the necessity of gaining learning in a particular field. With the more education one earns, the more “worth” the world will place on that person. This chain reaction leads those with more education to more and better job opportunities, thus being able to provide for a family and children, an even more important job that any father or mother can

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