Teachers, parents, and peer encourage us to go to college, if we would like are dreams to come true. Although, it’s shown that students who go to college are able to earn more money than an employ with a high school diploma. What people don’t know is that college requires planning and having a goal set in mind, and we may not have those things plan out and fall short a the finishing line. Despite all the benefit college previse, many college student have trouble pursuit of their goals due to academics problems, working while attending class, and financial problem. College student find that college is a big academic jump from high school that will require time and planning.
Is there too much pressure on teenagers to go to college? There is a lot of pressure on this generation of teenagers to go to college, because we are use to hearing the saying “you need to graduate high school, so you can go to college to get you a good job.” Personally I agree with this saying, because there are plenty of successful people in this world with a college education, but it takes a lot of hard work just to prepare for college. For example, having to take SAT or ACT to maintain a certain score for a school to even consider your acceptance. Being financially stable, if not prepare to find scholarships and prepare essays just to obtain the scholarships. Growing up in a household where your parents want you to do better than they did, because they didn’t get a college education.
As high school students, most of us were taught the dream of going to college from the importance that it has. The real life examples from our friends teach us the importance of going to college. If you drop out of college you may lose yourself, your family, and your friends. One of my friends dropped out of college because he had a bad friendship. So, they convinced him not to go to the school, but when he grew up he realized that the college was the most important thing in his life.
A lot of students may drop out the school because many of them have substantial debt. Moreover, many major may not lead to find high paying job. For example, majoring in early children education earn $39,000 dollars for avenge wages. Also, after graduating with major of Human services just earn $41,000 dollars each year. ( “lowest paying major”)Consequently, people, who choose these kind of low paying majors, should w... ... middle of paper ... ...they have more attention to focus on the subject they are interested in.
Many students fresh out of high school tend to head straight into college life. Many teachers, family, and sometimes friends give college a false image and/or they pressure the student into going to college. The value of a college education to me is that of importance. It is becoming more and more required as the days go on. College beginning said to be for everyone, how I value college education, college teaching styles each show some importance.
Nicole Roman Professor Smith English 100 19 September 2013 Title For many students, going to college can be scary experience; and the adjustment from high school to college can be even more overwhelming. The realization of being adult and taking responsibility of my education and future had me running for the hills. After high school the thought of going to school made me nauseas. But now my college experience made me realize that getting my education was important it was something no one could take away from that I knew I worked hard for and help build the person I am today. In high school I didn’t know what I wanted to with my life.
Most seniors worried about filling out college applications and deciding what major to do. Inputting all your grades and knowing that you were not the best student is especially stressful. For most people, going to college seems
Going to college has increasingly become competitive for both the public and private colleges. High school students are working harder then ever to stand out in their graduating classes, so they can be accepted to their first choice colleges. “I knew going to a good school would affect me for the rest of my life. Everyone is going now, because without a degree, you’re not going to make it in this country,” said freshman Northeastern student Dan Riordon. But what many high school students don’t consider is how they are going to afford it.
Not many people become successful with just a high school education unless they are born into wealth or have good connections. After hearing teachers and other adults preach this over time I started to realize college was a must for me and my situation. My parents told me all along to go to college so I wouldn’t end up like them since they both didn’t have a college education. Even though my parents didn’t have college degrees they still turned out alright but that was a different time period and in those times not many people attended college. Through out my high school years they always told me that I needed to go to college so I wouldn’t have to go through what they did.
College is a huge dream for a decent amount of students, but these individuals that we, students, look up to through-out this career make us terrified of the thought. Right from the gecko, our plan for our future is middle school, high school, work, college, than life long career. After getting bombarded for so long, students want to escape the stress and worries. By taking a gap year after high school, students can clear the mind of any school related stress and relax. No more tests, judgement, ridicule, and