If more students are attending college, why not bring down the price for tuition if they are making more money. “The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else reached a record high last year”, according to the new data, which is based on an analysis of Labor Department statistics by the Economic Policy Institute in Washington” (Leonhardt, David). “Americans who attend a four year university and obtained a degree, made 98 percent more and hour than on average 2013 than people without a degree” (Leonhardt, David). That is great, people have really worked hard
Another factor that goes into determining what college is right for an individual student is the retention and graduation rates of a college. All of the previously mentioned factors have allowed me to narrow my choices down to t... ... middle of paper ... ...to waste, but instead used to excel us as students through life. It starts by making the hard choices and putting in the extra work that a college will require. Works Cited "ASCO: Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry | Advancing and Promoting Optometric Education." ASCO Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.
Graduating with a B.A from Brandeis University and the Director of CUNY BA, Beth Kneller states that by going to college, students can have “exposure to a wide range of knowledge in different fields [that] allows college graduates to bring unexpected skills to a job” (Kneller). Not only does going to college strengthen m... ... middle of paper ... ...many opportunities in one's life. College should be viewed as an experience that will be beneficial in today's world because it is very hard to get by with the present circumstances. Works Cited Clark, Kim. "Understanding Financial Aid."
In today’s society, the idea of receiving a college education has been pondered quite a bit as to whether or not it is actually worth it. According to Michelle Adam, many people “…today believe that getting a good education is key to success in our society, this revealed surprising issues that challenge the notion of higher education being worth its price tag” (59). Naturally, many high school graduates apply for college right before or after graduation. Others decide to go into the work force, armed forces, or simply remain unemployed. The question that many people debate about is, is a college education worth it in the long run?
From what to expect in college, to the adaptation of the college environment, the college experience seemed nerve wracking at first. However, the lessons from college proved to be beneficial towards my life. At that moment, not only have I learned about the college experience, I’ve also learn about the burdens of college tuition, how it can impact a person’s life, and as well as being a successful college student. Also, college tuition has escalated my worries toward the future. To help pay for higher education, the federal government offers tuition tax credit programs (College Board, n.d).