How the College Bubble Will Pop

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"Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today" (Richardson 382). One of the most amazing things people have dreamt to obtain is the “American Dream”. It is so profound in all the things it can symbolize. It is freedom, justice, but most of all, it is a hope for a better way of life. The immigrants who made the long and dangerous voyage to America wanted their children to have experiences that they never got to experience, one of those things being to have an education. Education has been so important and cherished for many years now. Without it, usually meant a mediocre job was imminent. Without it, people will not be using their full potential. Without it, the American Dream is not ever fully achieved. However, even though education has been held on such a high pedestal, something has happened to the current day society which is making this essential step that has been worshipped for so long almost unattainable. The college bubble is on the verge of popping, and if people wait any longer, there will not be much anyone can do to make the perception of getting an education to be not as crucial in Americans everyday life in today’s society. It is essential that action be taken! A change must be made to make the children and the children’s children of the next couple generations to understand and to have engraved in them that education is important, no matter the price or any obstacle in the way. Consequently, it will be a tragedy if the generation that precedes this one does not show any difference, and they don’t exceed the current status quo all due to the fact that the price of attending college has reached an all-time high.

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