After high school what is next? Many recently high school graduates decide about attending college. Although there are downsides such as student debt, stress and anxiety, failure ,overall, attaining a college degree is beneficial because it offers financial stability, helps out the community, more job opportunities, can also be a positive role model to others, and you can follow your dreams of becoming what you have always wanted. Attending college is beneficial for both , student and community. Earning a college degree helps in the community in various ways.
While the education gained in the classroom is without a doubt beneficial, using what was learned and applying it to real world learning opportunities will lead to a more robust and well-rounded education which “91% of college grads had more than one type of experience during college” (Career). College students have the opportunity to participate in internships and having key roles in student organizations will help students gain project management skills that can only be learned through experience : “Internships provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to apply classroom knowledge and to strengthen their professional work habits. Participation in internships provides students with a competitive advantage over other graduates with limited practical work experience” (Thomas). Beyond the career, college gives the experience and education that will let you enjoy life. The education that comes with a college degree also gives a person a wealth of knowledge in the arts, history, psychology, science and many other areas which enrich a person’s life.
The very first chapter that we read in this class was why go to college. Many students answer with to make more money but this chapter tells you many reasons why it Is good to go to college like it makes you more marketable professionally, you learn how to accumulate knowledge and you even grow intellectually etc. This class really helped me know what to expect out of the first semester and gave me good tips and advice in how to be successful from the beginning. This class was like a guide on what to do instead on just trying to figure out what to do on our own we basically had a guide to follow. Dr. Bennett helped us out a lot.
Without this class I would be floundering in the psychology major without much guidance. I am grateful to have taken such a valuable class the first semester of my freshman year and will carry its teachings with me throughout my remaining time in college and my career thereafter.
An individual discovers the personal attribute of new communications during their college tenure that proves to be beneficial through life. When in college, people have the chance to find new friends and colleagues in classes and also in organizations like clubs. The new communications found in college include; new friendships, professional relationships with professors, and opportunistic relationships for jobs. The creation of new friendships in college makes for bonding opportunities that people have never experienced before. The new friends found in college become so impactful to most college students lives because the people that are befriended are there when new experiences arise like new stress levels from workload.
Homeschooling is a viable alternative to public schooling because it has been proven that homeschoolers excel at college, homeschoolers show exceptional abilities in academic competitions, and homeschoolers have many more opportunities than public school children. College is becoming more and more important in the world today. Homeschoolers have been proven to excel at college because of their ability to teach themselves and their knowledge of the subjects they are studying. Homeschool students prepare their whole lives for being on their own in the world. Through school they have learned how to study and prepare for tests and quizzes along with many other skills essential for college life.
People skills is one of them. In college there are a lot of people that you’re around on the daily basis. Gaining people skills will help you develop more friends and better friendships. I feel like college is a great place to gain better people skills. Another thing that I would like to gain from my college experience is memories.
Throughout the first semester, I have learned many new skills and techniques to succeed in college. Some of these came naturally and some not so much. The mistakes I have made actually have helped me more than hurt me. Life is a learning experience and gaining knowledge from every kind of circumstance can only help. I have learned many new skills in my first semester of college.
Going to college even if you are not majoring in a field related to like health or something college helps you see through a lot of propaganda and things like that. College allows you to think at another level where you will be able to analyze and think to make the better choice. I think that is one of the most important things that college can do for a student to help them think and figure out problems. Thinking and figuring out a problems is a skill that will last with students for the rest of their life and that skill can be applied in in their life and through the work field. Going to college also provide our society with more highly intellectual people.
I have gained an increased appreciation for my family and life outside of school. However, despite the fact that these initial lessons are important to my current and future success, these realizations are simply the fundamentals to what I will discover about myself and college in the future. Throughout all four years of my college career, I will continue to learn and shape myself into a better and more-informed person.