Smith, Rodney K. "Column: Yes, a College Education Is worth the Costs." USAToday.com. USA Today News, 06 Dec. 2011. Web. Nov 2. 2015.
Rodney K. Smith’s mere opinion of his publication is that children with a higher level are more like to secure a job rather than those with no or little education. His view is upheld by the statistics of bureau that gives a clear statistics of the percentage of the salary earned by students with higher education and that of lower education. This makes his claim more reliable and credible because the bureau of labor and statistics is a reputable institution in the United States that deals with the percentage of people who work in United State. Smith’s own personal anecdote appeals to the feelings of the audience in which it ignites them with feelings of possibility.
Braxton, Richard J. "Managing the Unemployment Tsunami: Education and Workforce Development." The Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning 7.2 (2011): 66-70.
Richard J. Braxton is a Ph.D., Director, at Innovation Center –Index Shared Services. The aim of his article is to understand the problem of youth unemployment in the Gulf Cooperation Council region and how best the government can critically address this issue. He gave several options that can be clear solution to the problem. His emphasized that the GCC countries need to adopt effective training and development programs to provide the unemployed youth with the knowledge, skills, and abilities in order for them to compete for job vacancies.. The article also gave many facts elaborating more on the issue, so that his audience gets more interested and engaged in the topic. The articles outlines so many important steps to be considered by the government, and...
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...ing from 18 and older and an online survey in order to determine what people felt about college education. At the end of the survey they realize that a majority of the people felt that college education is worth their investment and a few felt it was not worth but rather costly, due to the debt they had to pay after their college degree. The article also emphasized that it is high time the government finds ways and means to cut the cost of college tuition so that people can changed their minds of not continuing with their education. The source contributes to my essay in a way that it gives the readers the idea to why people may or may not value college education. The information in the article is accurate and reliable because pew research center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
This article discusses the increase in students completing high school and going on to college some of whom obtain a degree while others do not. He also discusses the correlation between the amount of college education and unemployment. He concludes with statistics showing that a college education does pay off if the person has the academic capability to obtain a degree. This article will help me to show the benefits of college for certain people. It will allow me to show that a four year degree is not the best option for everyone.
The question of the century is whether higher education is worth the price and everyone feels like they have the winning argument. The article I have chosen to write about that pertains to this subject is by Charles Murray and it’s called “Are Too Many People Going to College?” I chose this article because I feel that the author brings up valid points that resonate with me and my beliefs towards going to college. Charles Murray attacks the specific issue of whether there are too many people going to college. Murray using different viewpoints shows how he believes that too many people are going to college and I agree with his reasoning.
It is currently increasing in incidence at an alarming rate. Unemployment among young people is increasing predominantly as a result of youth receiving inadequate preparation for the job market and a largely ignored discrimination against youth in the job market. In order to minimize levels of youth unemployment, the education system and current workforce practices need to be analyzed and modified. The education system should be modified so that its degrees and more in line with jobs that are actually available and offer more job experience opportunities. The workforce practices should be modified so that discrimination against youth is minimized as much as possible. This can be achieved through invoking a higher rate of jobs awarded through meritocracy and reducing the amount of informal hiring. It is only after the integration of many of these concepts that youth unemployment levels will decrease. This will be a step towards a world with less inequality and unemployment, a step towards a better
Abel, Jaison R., and Richard Deitz. "Do The Benefits Of College Still Outweigh The Costs?." Current Issues In Economics & Finance 20.3 (2014): 1-12. Academic Search Complete. Web. 6 Mar. 2016.
Based on Three Reasons College Still Matters, there are three main reasons why a college education is so important. From an economical standpoint, an education is most of the time needed to earn enough money to live comfortably. Attending and completing college provides a possibility for future economic stability. Within a highly competitive workforce a college degree can put a foot in the door to a job of a person’s choice. Statistics show that people who obtain a bachelor’s degree or higher get paid more than those who do not obtain one. Many question the worth of a college degree because of how expensive it is, though some say that the money spent is an investment on a person’s future. One can say that the worth of a college education is within the eye of the beholder. Many q...
The majority of people in today’s society, strongly believe that our generation is obligated to take on college education right after high school. It is common for a person who does not choose the college path to be considered “too dumb or too lazy” (Murray 253). Most students with their first choice being college after high school believe that it’s beneficial and will be very valuable for their future career choice but not all students have that same mindset. Many students are finding themselves into large amounts of debts, and go to college just for the hell of it, not realizing that they are not meant for brutal long classes that require serious thinking and learning skills. I do believe that education is generally very important, but not everyone is suitable for the amount of knowledge and skills college education
Job growth is at an all-time low, and it is because of the pay that Americans have to have in order to survive in the United States. The largest companies in the United States are finding that there are workers that are just as qualified in other countries that do not require as much pay. The article Vanishing Jobs says, “Nationally, layoffs are eliminating jobs far beyond blue-collar workers... in the ever shrinking manufacturing sector” (Katel). This quote interprets the idea that business will do anything to make a greater profit through cutting costs. Most politicians say that the issue behind job loss in the United States is because of lack of education. This to some point is true; however, the evidence provides the information to conclude that the degree holders are mostly the ones losing their jobs because of the higher wage that is obtained by the degre...
Many kids beginning the college - decision process may be feeling lost at first, and ”By telling all young people that they should go to college no matter what, we are actually doing some of them a disservice.”(Owen and Sawhill 209) For a seventeen/eighteen year old, going to college is arguably the biggest decision that they have had to make in their life thus far, and having the facts that Owen and Sawhill produce can be invaluable to the decision-making process. It is clear that the purpose of their essay is to better inform these young adults and guide them on their journey that is life after high school. The primary claim that Owen and Sawhill attempt to drive in using rhetorical appeals is that on average, having a college degree will lead to a higher income than not having one; however, it is not universally
In the article written by Rodney K.Smith where he puts forward a clear argument about “Yes, a College Education is Worth the Cost. There are more opportunities and doors open for those with higher education compared to those without. Higher education allows people to live in better neighborhoods; it brings financial security and stability. ”. Financially secured people not only are able to afford extracurricular activities for their kids, such as sports, music lessons, art, dancing etc, it also allows to have intellectual knowledge in general as well as better nutrition and medical care compared to uneducated people. A college education is worth the cost and investment of the students’ time.
People used to say that a college degree is the gateway to success, but with the rising costs of this education is it still worth it? Some students say yes but the ugly truth is the cost of college is increasing rapidly leading to more and more debt, and this including many other things is the reason people ask is college worth it. Another important question to ask is how one would go answering that question, because it is a hard question to answer it is still a subject of debate. While everyone's answer to that question may be different there is one undeniable truth that there are both pro's and con's of going to college.
In conclusion, I believe that the benefits of college still outweigh the cost. For the reason that no matter what college will always be something that 's the heavier than something else. The college will always ask for money and for that reason I do believe that the benefits of college outweigh the cost.
Even though college is a huge expense it is worth the cost. College is worth the cost because it expands one’s education and knowledge. It is also worth the cost because it prepares the person for a career and teaches work related skills. So in my opinion college is worth the cost and no one can ever change
There are individuals in this world who have not receive a college education and are more well off than the individuals who have a degree. There are opinions from both sides that contain an effective argument. In this essay I will argue why students think it is best to attend college, why people think that college is a waste of time and money, and how a college education can be a blessing but also be a heartache.
The destruction of labour and skills that may occur due to unemployment is only part of a wide range of factors that impacts the quality of workforce opportunities between the employer and employee. Underemployment may negatively affect quality of labour, as it does not allow individuals to utilize the full range of skills possessed over time. While underemployment represents a significant issue for youth, it illustrates itself through both underutilization of skills and underutilization of labour; however, the challenge of underemployment is focused on youth in this report, it is not only unique to just youth, but is experienced by workers in all age