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    I am the youngest of four siblings all eight years or older our parents have always instilled into us that higher education was the key to success. They placed a high importance on us achieving academically and pushed each of us to pursue higher education. How is it though that out of my siblings only one has graduated college when each has had the same life circumstances? This is not only an issue amongst my family; it’s an issue across the board for people of Hispanic descent. Each year Hispanic student’s enroll in college for the first time and today their enrollment rates are increasing at historical rates, but the rates at which they drop out are higher than their graduate rate. One of the problems that these students face is their ethnic…

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    high school graduates will embark on the journey of higher education without thinking, but what about those who stay and maintain average to low paying jobs? Society, through social media, advertisement and high school college endorsement programs, have created a necessity for young adults to pursue a higher education because that is the status quo. However, the effects of this pressure have not been pursued or put in the spotlight. Many gain the title of useless if they do not obtain a degree…

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    Lang 1 Evan Lang Professor: Guerra English 101, 11:00am October 29, 2015 Essay 2 Up to the Individual Higher education is believed to be the only solution to must young people for accelerating in life, and without it they won’t be a successful individual, and to them it’s worth years of debt. They assume that when they get out of college, that they will be given an enjoyable, high paying job. Not only do they value their education enough to pay so much money, college students sacrifice time.…

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    College it has been a journey for me. Many events in my adolescent life have molded the student I am today and the person I plan to be in the future. Higher education has improved my life because I lacked it as a young man when I committed awful deeds through peer pressure. Many losses have happened in my life that I couldn’t control which contributed to not knowing myself, however going through certain experiences I was able to learn who I am and how to take control of situations. My times at…

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    Introduction Colleges and universities are always striving to provide a better education for the students that attend there. However, to update and create new programs, money is often needed. Therefore, the number of students coming into the university can have an effect on the programs being established. Howard and Jones (2000) as well as Clark and Cundiff (2011), have found that retention is a big concern for facilities of higher education. Other studies have shown that nearly a third of…

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    The cost of higher education is not going down. The increased expense of tuition is a challenge for many students and their families to afford. As a result, the debt incurred by Americans in student loans is increasing. Additionally, when graduates enter the workforce, employers must invest time and money in training employees to function as productive members of their organization. Given the expense of education and burden on employers to train new hires, it would be beneficial for college…

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    While many would agree with the saying that nothing in life is guaranteed, I however believe that some things in life should be guaranteed. If one were to go through the grueling initiation process that is higher education, all while shelling out the thousands of dollars it costs to do so, one should expect more than a piece of paper that states “congratulations, you did it!” The goal of a college degree is to become a well-rounded educated person, be able to get a job in the field that you…

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  • The Importance Of Education On Higher Education

    Over the last five to ten years, college has become a requirement among cultures. Within societies, a degree has become a life defining component one must obtain. This idea that one cannot have a life without a degree, has pressured many young adults into pursuing a higher education, many of which would not have ordinarily chosen that route. There are a number of outside options other than college, such as learning a trade or working ones way up the business ladder, but the overwhelming pressure…

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    attend college. Infact both our parents have college degrees from India. However, due to language barriers and different, or lack of, experiences in their respective fields, neither of my parents have a job where their college degrees help them. However, the question isn’t whether we should get college degrees or not. Instead the problem is the amount of money we pay, or will pay, for the pieces of paper that are supposed to provide us opportunities and make our American Dreams a reality. My…

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    The technological advances of the 21st century, while beneficial to our quality of life have influenced changes to educational requirements in every occupation. As the United States becomes more dependent on highly educated professionals for every sector of the economy; technology, retail, healthcare, farming, etc., future education reform needs to include a plan to educate citizens who can maintain and grow the increasing complex civic infrastructure. To guarantee our communities can address…

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