Degrees of Inequality by Anne Mullen

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College life is a journey taken by many high school graduate in effort to explore a higher form of education, and most importantly build a new life outside the boundaries of their families to sustain a long path of toward successful career and to some, building a new family of their own. In the United State we are blessed with an education system that is never available worldwide. Laws are placed to allow every students regardless of ethnicity, gender or class a chance to pursue education in among the most prestigious universities in the world such as Ivy League school as well as many large public universities with many programs. This vast number of education institutions available of every type of students create this big diversity leading the U.S. to be the frontrunner of education in the world.
When it comes to the individual choice on college education. Each student is motivated by a different branch of knowledge. Some have the goals of becoming lawyers, doctors, bankers, others choose to learn more about the liberal arts and its influence in building their personal characteristics with the world around them. This is precisely why institutions offer a large variety of programs to attract many high school seniors when it comes to deciding which institute to attend.
In the fall of every year, high school graduate begin this journey toward personal success, whether living on campus or with parents. There is a sense of maturity many of them feel when beginning this journey with the goal of graduating college and receiving the best credential possible to getting a well-paying job. “She Can Play That Game, Too” by Kate Taylor. Demonstrate a very important issue many college students face when beginning of this exciting journey. T...

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...rads under age 25 were out of work or underemployed. Such results does not only evolve around racial effect, it is more about the current economic standards that our government faces. Leading many students to make tough decisions regarding which is more important, a long lasting relationship or future career. Therefore some choose to have a short relationship that its primary purpose revolves around sex life explicitly. The impact of such a dating relationship make college life negate the saying “college is supposed to be the best time of your life”.

Works Cited

Mullen, Ann L. Degrees of Inequality. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2010. Print.
Taylor, Kate. “Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too”. The New York Times, July 12, 2013. Web.
Adams, Susan. “Half Of College Grads Are Working Jobs That Don't Require A Degree”. Forbes. 5/28/2013. Web.

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