Education Is The Best Interest

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” These are the words of Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States who had many professions all of which relied on the importance of education. In today’s society, education is one of the most important aspects of daily life, especially if education extends beyond high school. While colleges can be remarkably expensive, higher education is one acquisition you can’t afford not to take. We live in a world where we depend on higher education to allow us to be content with our lives. Yet, so many people in our society are content with taking the easy way out and not pursing higher education. To better understand our education fixation about our knowledge…show more content…
However, to make a significant change in your future, career, or even your happiness, your best bet is to obtain a college degree. The U.S Department of Education reported on the online National Center for Education Statistics that between 2002 and 2012, undergraduate enrollment rose 24 percent overall (Education, Fast Facts). A larger percentage of people are coming to realize the importance of furthering their education through various ways. Many people start with a two year degree at a technical school and earn their associate’s degree. Most career paths require more than only two years of schooling so most people attend a four year university to earn their bachelor’s degree and maybe go on to achieve a master’s degree, or even a professional or doctoral degree. Higher education even comes in all forms and one of the most popular is online schooling. An individual can now earn a degree without even stepping out of his or her home. According to the online U.S News and World Report Education on January 9, 2013, more than 6.7 million students took at least one online course through a university during the fall of 2011 (Sheehy). After taking some notes on what a higher education consists of, we can now study and review why we need and can benefit from higher education. Pursuing a higher education is vital in everyday life today and could help determine how successful an individual can be. The benefits of
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