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There are cases where students attend college not because they want to but because they have to. High school seniors have always been pressured by their counselors and parents to go to college because it has always been seen as ... ... middle of paper ... ...illard, T 2011, ‘Measuring the Cost of a College Degree: A Case Study of a SUNY Community College’, Community College Review, 39, 3, pp. 211-234, Academic Search Premiere, EBSCOhost, 10 Dec. 2013. Carnevale, P. Anthony & Cheah, Ban. “Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings” Georgetown University Center on Education in the Workforce.
Not everyone can afford to drop down thousands of dollars and attend school for a few more years. Students who wish to receive a post-secondary education must decide whether it is the right choice for them depending on their financial standpoint, meaning that they must decide if they have the resources to further their education. As stated earlier, the cost of college is too high and it needs to be reduced to a more reasonable amount. It is expected that young adults in this day in age would want to go to college or another post-secondary education school to receive higher learning and to somewhat better their lives. While this is true ... ... middle of paper ... ...ews Calculated the 2014 Best Colleges Rankings.” US News.