Why College Is Not For Everyone Essay

1005 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
In the United States of America today there seems to be this expectation that one must go to college or they are considered unsuccessful and looked down upon. There are numerous reasons I believe college is not for everyone. Every person is unique, school may not be there thing, and in my opinion, there is nothing wrong with a person going directly into the work force after high school. Also college degrees are becoming worth less and less as more people attend college and end up in careers that have nothing to do with their degree or dropping out which is ultimately wasting their own and the government’s money. A majority of kids chose to go away to college for the “social aspect” so they say, which we know just means partying and drinking. It is not always the best idea to go to college and if that is the choice that people make they should not be criticized for making a decision that they believe is best for themselves. Nobody should have pressure put on them about going to college. A vast majority of people are eighteen years old when they are making the decisions of whether to go to college or not therefor they are legally an adult and should be able to make a mature decision that is best for themselves. Some people just struggle with school as hard as they try, it could be that they just don’t test well or have other issues such as anxiety. These people should not be forced into an environment that they struggle in. Now technically there is nobody that can force…

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