Effects Of Going To College

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There are a lot of pressure on this generation of teenagers to go to college because we are used 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 the SAT or ACT to maintain a certain score for a school to even considered 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. Also,…show more content…
I grew up in a household where my mom was a high school graduate but had a baby so she was not able to go to school, and my dad was a high school dropout. So the pressure of going to college was very high. My parent would want me to join every club and expect the best grades possible. They didn’t want me to do like them and miss the opportunities and chances I had, they wanted me to do better than them. You get to have that fresh new start, get to meet new people, and also gain independence. Parents always want their kids to do great and strive for their…show more content…
The thought of sitting four or more years scare some people because some people didn 't like their previous school experience. Most people who are not financially able, choose to work time they get out of high school.Most people may realize college is very stressful, and also very expensive for most people and many people are not very fortunate as others. If you do not find a job right after college, you might be piled up with debts and unpaid loans. You would end up having a bad credit score. Then end up having a bad start with your life. Going to college teaches you a life lesson, it teaches them to manage their time wisely. Going to college will pay off in the end. For example, you are at an interview and it 's you and one other person. The other person doesn 't have a college degree and you do. You are more to get the job because you have more experience than the other
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