Embracing Higher Education
Universities are institutions where people can go and receive a higher richer education. Anyone whether young or old, female or male, immigrant or national born can earn a college degree. A formal education can be obtained with desire, demand, and craving to do so. The World Book Encyclopedia defines Universities and Colleges as schools where one continues an education after high school.
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How they are working to make higher education cheaper and why higher education is important.
“There is no divide in American life that hurts more than the one between those we consider well educated and those who are poorly or inadequately schooled” (Spayde 60). According to John Spayde, author of “Learning in the Key of Life," a university education is a defining role in the well-being and success of people in today’s society. Similarly, John Henry Newman, in his essay, “The Idea of a University,” believes too that education gives “man the clear conscious view of his own opinions and judgments, a truth in developing them, an eloquence in expressing them, and force in urging them” (49), thus making him a well rounded human being. In fact, many people today agree with the ideas of these two writers, that a university education is the first step to becoming successful in one’s life. Therefore, in today’s educational system, a person has the ability to grow as a member of his or her society and culture, gain knowledge for a career in the “real world” and mature both spiritually and physically.
Education is an important factor in developing an individual to fit in the various systems of the progressing world. Higher education in the 21st century is important for the success of any society, especially in modern America. It is an asset in the context of the global economy because it develops the workforce and talent that will eventually lead the social, economic, political, and cultural change in a nation and globally. As much as it is important, it faces political, economic, cultural, and social challenges in its establishment. The opportunity to obtain higher education is a privilege to any individual given the national and global challenges that affect this level of education.
It is in the interest of all humanity that standard availability to formal education be made available to all humanity regardless of color, creed, class, and so forth. There are many adjectives in life such as race, religion, and economic status that falsely lead humanity into believing they are the adjectives that divide humanity as they separate us into hierarchy classes, but in truth, the real divider of humanity is ignorance. Establishing standard availability of formal education to all humanity is key to uniting humanity and increasing life quality for all.
Within society, there are many things that determine the level of intelligence a person can receive. Many people believe that if a person goes to college for 4 years and graduates with a degree that they are "educated" in a sense of understanding. This, however, is not always the case. Individuals from all over the world go to college to seek an opportunity or chance to make it to the "top of the business ladder." The thing that many people do not understand is that this is not done or found by going to college for 4 or even 15 years and earning a degree . America as a whole needs to understand that in order to be an educated person they must posses all the qualities in certain aspects of the liberal arts. Higher education is what it is called and many people do not have the abilities to face the real world after high school and college while others do.
By the time a high school student is ready to start college there are endless career possibilities available. The question becomes college the key factor in determining how successful a person will be? In today’s rapidly advancing society, students are pushed to go to college, but college does not always build successful people. In many cases, a secondary education provides all the necessary skills for a person to become successful. Each year, taxpayers pay thousands of dollars to provide public services, including funding public secondary education for students. Using the funds for secondary education is a positive use of the money.
key and a gateway to better jobs and lives but then there the cost for a college. First of all, every education comes with a price and everyone know’s it and that’s alright but the cost for a university is out of control. Many middle class citizens struggle to even pay for a community college in their own town,but a university would take them years to pay off and the cost for higher education should drop. Universities have many activities and curriculums that can be paid of by fundraisers which
Education is valued greatly in the contemporary world. We believe that the knowledge gained at universities and colleges is the key to finding a good job, being prosperous and succesful in life. Education is seen as a kind of legacy – it encompasses all the values, experiences, and achievements of our ancestors, and in order to ensure the survival of a culture it must be passed on to future generations. However, schooling should never have been made mandatory.
“Our” beautiful country the United States of America; The country that could give anyone educational opportunities but at the same time it can take it away from us. Many people believe that “education is the key to success,” “You need to be educated to be someone in life.” Sometimes we wonder if that is true; We wonder if we can break this “myth” and have a great, successful, life anyways. Few people achieve their goals and aspiration without it, but its risky. People know that education has its obstacles, some have more than others, it gets difficult for the less fortunate.