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  • college education

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    “The case for college has been accepted without question for more than a generation,” states Caroline Bird in Why College Fails Us (209). It seems that in today’s society there are so many young people going to college because that’s what they were taught to do or they did not have anything better to do. But is college as great as it is made out to be? Perhaps furthering ones education may help them develop into a true citizen of society, or assist them in their own personal growth, but nonetheless

  • A College Education

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    A College Education: Did you know that now is the perfect time to seek a college degree and reep the rewards of such an accomplishment? Studies show that in 2008 alone, more adults are finding themselves enrolled in college classes. In a fearless effort to fit in with society many adults have targeted college degrees to gain the success they seek after. This success is both abroad and personal to college graduates. A College Education provides Rewards for ones’ Future; people who earn degrees

  • College Education

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    important part of my answer to the question was “what is your education?” I was not confident to answer that question. After all, I decided to go to college for my education level. People take college education with different reasons such as they want to advance their knowledge, some people hope their future will be much better, or some people want to go to college for meeting people, etc. The top three reasons for people go to college often include gaining useful knowledge, finding excellent jobs

  • College Education Purpose

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    College Education Purpose Before World War II, attending college was a privilege, usually reserved for the upper class, but, in today’s society scholarships, grants, and loans are available to the average student which has made pursuing a college education a social norm. Norms are usually good, they help keep society run in an organized manner by sharing common rules and values. But, when pursuing a college education becomes a norm, it does more destruction than good. For a lot of students

  • College Education

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    College education is an essential key that can lead you to success throughout life. It is very common for a high school student to decide if they are going to college or not. A college education is a great opportunity to form your own future by offering freedom to plan your own course and help you learn new skills. We are raised to believe that one needs to get a college education to succeed in life. “The New Liberal Arts” is written by Sanford J. Ungar, who examines the significance of a college

  • The Shortcomings of College Education

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    The Shortcomings of College Education "The more we know the world around us, the more successful we will be." This quote, from the introduction of my high school chemistry book, was my driving force as a teenager to attend college. My expectations of college were to gain insight into a world that I had not yet discovered. I had high aspirations of receiving a good education and obtaining a good job when I graduated. But four years later when graduation day arrived, I felt unfulfilled. In evaluating

  • Uses of a College Education

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    Uses of a College Education Is there really a difference between common sense and book sense? In general, common sense is that sixth sense or that survival intuition that has been given to every animal on earth. Therefore, common sense is literally an instinct or an advanced understanding about one’s surroundings. Many people think of common sense as intuition or wisdom that comes from living a life that exposes one to many different experiences and circumstances. On the other hand, book

  • The Perfect College Education: Obama´s Plan for College Education

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    Imagine the perfect college. You are in your senior year of high school looking at universities, but it is no longer a month after month long process. You just know what college is right for you. President Obama wants to do just that for students, or so he thinks. The Obama plan for college education is to rank colleges and universities by their number of students who finish school and the earning of their graduates (the Monitor’s Editorial Board). Federal aid will then be given to higher ranked

  • The Importance Of College Education

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    Education is seen as the foundation of innovation and development of society. The purpose of education is to give everyone equal opportunity to advance and prosper regardless of initial economic status hence the commonly used appellation, the ‘Great Equalizer’. In order to evaluate education’s role as the ‘Great Equalizer’, we must take account of evidence regarding family income, public resources, and the possibility of social mobility through college education. The educational experience of students

  • Price of College Education

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    States has stressed the importance of college education, to those seeking employment, and better careers. For most people, college is the logical next step in education, as it provides a working knowledge of a desired field and opens the door to many opportunities, but college has become increasingly more expensive as time goes on. Many people feel that college is no longer an option financially. Even with financial aid and scholarships, the cost of a college education can still be very taxing. This is