Essay College Is Worth It

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COLLEGE IS WORTH IT Since I got into college, I have always wondered what my life would be like after it, is college really worth it? I have chosen the issue of whether or not college is worth it to discuss in this class because being a college student myself I believe I have first hand knowledge about this issue. In my research position paper I will discuss three main reasons backed up with evidence to support my claim that college is indeed worth it. I believe a college degree can take you anywhere. Without a doubt the opportunities are more when one has a college degree. As a full time enrolled student at a 4 year college I am greatly interested in this issue and to answer the question of “so what?” and “who cares?” this is an issue because this affects us college students and prospective college students so as to be fully aware of our situations and educate those that are not very knowledgeable on the facts that support my claim. I think I can use my personal situations to best explain why I think college is worth it. I have been a student at the university of Texas at Arlington for 2 years now and I changed my major form biology to economics my second semester because it was then I realized that I didn’t have the passion for biology or to end up being a doctor. I have been a makeup artiste for about a year and a half now and I absolutely love what I do, I don’t just have the passion to do makeup but also to someday be the creator and owner of a makeup company. I felt economics would give me the management skills to be able to start up and run my makeup company. Without a college degree, I don’t know how my dreams and aspirations would come true. Yes the advantages are really appealing but a lot of people see only ... ... middle of paper ... ... follow it because it is something that affects me everyday. WORKS CITED Rauf, Don. "The Real Cost Of College." Careers & Colleges 28.2 (2008): 6-10. Academic Search Complete. Web. 28 Feb. 2014. Stephens, Dale. "College Is a Waste of Time." CNN. Cable News Network, 03 June 2011. Web. 23 Mar. 2014. Farnen, Karen. "How Much More Money Does a College Graduate Make Than Just a High School Graduate?" Everyday Life. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 02 May 2014. Banya, Kingsley. "College Education Provides Intangibles to Students, Society." Education News College Education Provides Intangibles to Students Society Comments. N.p., 14 Sept. 2011. Web. 03 May 2014. McGuire, Jeff. "The Benefits of Having a College Education." Articles Advice. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2014. "Is College Worth It?" Time. Time Inc., n.d. Web. 03 May 2014.
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