College Is Worth The Time And Money

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Have you ever contemplated going to college? Have ever you wondered if it was worth your time and money? Many question whether a college education is worth the time and the money that it costs to go. Will you actually be able to get a job after years of college? Why are they even going? Is the money you’re spending worth the price and the time? These are all questions you may wonder or even ask when deciding if college is right for you. With today’s job market and the cost to go to college, you may assume it isn’t worth it, but maybe it is. I personally believe that college is worth the time and money.
A lot of people in today’s society view any education higher than high school as an investment that will eventually pay off but many others would tell you that you are just wasting time and money. In today’s world a college education isn 't an option or privilege anymore, but a necessity. Many of us are raised to believe that we need a higher education to achieve success in life. Benjamin Franklin once said that "if you think education is expensive, try ignorance." Some may say that because technology is continuously advancing and computers are running most things, a college education isn’t really necessary? There are people whom have never set foot in a college and are doing better than people who have their master 's degree. One may argue that Bill Gates is the richest man in the world and he dropped out of college. Though that may be true he was also a well educated…

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