Higher education

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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 from society for a young adult to pursue the college degree, has diminished the idea of maintaining a manageable life through those options. For this reason many have turned to crime related jobs that do not rely on one’s education, increasing crime…

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  • Benefits Of A Higher Education

    whether getting a higher education provides a person more economic opportunity or not. Evidently as the years go on, employers are looking for people who have some type of college degree. Many claim not all students are fit to pursue a college degree and still can become successful without one. They may even say that some college graduates are either unemployed or underemployed while in debt. Although this is true, obtaining a higher education does allow a person to have better employment…

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  • The Pursuit Of A Higher Education

    The pursuit of a higher education is an asset that elicits individual economic mobility within the American society. It provides individuals with refined skills in their respective craft that they are able to apply in the workforce, thereby boosting personal, national and global economic growth. Despite the various manifest benefits that those in pursuit of a higher education may reap, the dramatic 1,120% increase in tuition fees in the past 30 years (Bloomberg Buisness, Jamrisko) has prompted…

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  • The Benefits Of Higher Education

    by their parents and teachers to get into a good college you need good grades, but all of them fail to mention the cost of a higher education. The average cost of four year college is about $24,061 a year and at a total cost of $96,244 for just the tuition (Fillion, 2016). That’s a big debt to agree to for a person at such a young age. Most adolescents are still developing their cognitive and rational thinking and it is an overwhelming pressure…

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  • The Benefits Of Higher Education

    Student loan debt in the U.S. has recently surpassed one trillion dollars, leaving students to wonder whether a higher education is worth the cost. Although the costs depend on whether the college or university is public or private, all forms of college education are expensive. The U.S. already funds public colleges and universities through tax revenues. Through this program, the American government can prevent the costs of higher education from rising. The U.S. government should subsidize…

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  • The Importance Of Higher Education

    ask ourselves: how can we be better than we were before? The obvious answer is bettering ourselves through educational exploration and individual growth. Although the bar has been raised, this is a concept that can be traced back to the Greeks. Education is the key to our evolutionary progress. Education is what the future needs. If the point…

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  • Importance Of Higher Education

    Nothing has been handed to me. I’ve worked hard to get where I am today. My hometown has a population of about 5,000. I am the first in my family to obtain a college degree. My father didn’t finished high school, and my mother has taken only a few college credits. Seeing the struggles my parents faced raising two children while not having any form of higher education is one of the driving factors of my educational success. Some statistics show children of divorced parents struggle academically.…

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  • The Benefits Of Higher Education

    students have graduated, more often than not they turn to higher education. Having a diploma while searching for a job has many benefits, of course – a higher salary and more opportunity for moving up the career ladder are just a few of the perquisites that come with higher education. However, with the cost of living ever on the rise alongside college tuition rates, can college still be considered a feasible option for students? It seems that college accessibility is not what it used to be; as…

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  • The Importance Of Higher Education

    who graduates high school must attend college because is thought to be the only way to achieve liberation, ambition, and workforce attractiveness. Hence, speaking of anything different then this is an instant criticism among your peers or even your parents. For example: when I graduated high school, I really wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, but my mom and my sister said I had to go to college. I didn’t want to protest against them so I had them help me complete my college application so that I…

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  • The Importance Of Higher Education

    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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