However, it is possible to further one's education not in a classroom setting. Paying thousands of dollars to sit in a lecture is a waste when there is a world to experience. Students who do not attend college can join the real world and learn through doing and creating, not from homework and tests. Furthering an education should not include paying life savings to an institution for few--if any--benefits in return. College education does give students a way to further their education, however it is only one of many ways that opportunity presents itself, and in this case it is extremely overpriced.
In conclusion, contrary to popular opinion, a college education is not worth the cost. Thousands of dollars are spent each year by every student, but for what in return? It is true that students are allowed to further pursue their interests, but this is only one way that can occur. A college education is not worth the money spent because not all jobs that require college degrees, college doesn't necessarily mean more money later in life, and the freedom from college can make room for other