Benefit Of College Education

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Today in our society, earning a college education is no longer an option or privilege, but rather a necessity. Throughout the lives of every human being, everybody is conditioned to believe that one needs a higher education level to have a successful life. There is a saying that says “if you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” While there are people who are just as successful as someone with a master's degree who have no college experience there are views from both sides that have a valid point. Although, most people who choose to go to school and get a college education have a better chance of succeeding in life: which helps with easier job access, better employment opportunities, and allows for advancement, than those who do not further their education. People who do not continue their education, such as going to college have multiple valid reasons why they choose not to go. Sometimes when people go to college, they might have the right idea in mind such as maintaining a good GPA, great attendance but, that does not always go as planned. College is not for everybody. “That brings up another issue: success and what it means. Success does not have to involve a high salary, Prada bags, Rolex watches, a nice house with a picket fence or a Porsche. It does not have to involve a fancy piece of paper hanging on a living room wall in a frame” (Picarro para. 7). Nobody talks about how much is spent and having to live while paying off the student loan debt they earned

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