Why Is A College Degree Worth It Essay

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Is a College Degree Really Worth It? Many students are faced with decision once they are about to graduate from high school. That decision is, “Is a college degree really worth it and is going to college what’s best for me?”. Looking back when I was graduating high school this was a tough decision for me and one that I regret making. A lot of the time you are about to graduate high school and you don’t know what you are going to do with the rest of your life and that makes going to school that much harder of a choice. Dale Stephens was one that doesn’t believe that a college education is for everyone, or he thinks that your education should be taught at your own pace and you should only have to learn what you want to learn (Skipping). Dale…show more content…
There is a graph that was published in the article “Value of a College Degree” and it does a phenomenal job showing the difference between having a high school degree compared to having some sort of college education. Although it shows that the average person who gets a bachelors in college tends to make about 500 dollars more than someone that only has a high school diploma, it also shows that the unemployment rate for people with a bachelors degree is about half that of someone with only a high school diploma…show more content…
There are those students that don’t want to study or do the work and they are just in college for the parties and to have fun and college is not for them. But for the mast majority that are actually contemplating furthering their education I say go for it and that you won 't regret it. I know many students look at the debt that they will incur while they are in school, but when you look at the rewards that come from receiving a college education they outweigh the risk. You will more than likely make a lot more money with an education than if you just have a high school diploma, as long as you do your research and find a career that you are likely to obtain a career, once your degree is completed. The unemployment rate is much lower for those that have a degree of some

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