Free College Should Not Be Free

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When a child turns 5, they are required to start going to school until they turn 18, which is when they graduate high school. From the point of graduating high school, there is a pressure on students to go to college and get a degree. This is relevant today because most graduates from high school go to straight college to get the career they strive for. Colleges should be free because it causes more focus on education, most careers require a college degree and provide new opportunities for children.
College should not be free all because taxes would go through the roof and would create a vicious cycle of fighting for careers between people. With making college free for everyone, “ … taxes will go up and all property owners - whether they have college-age children or not - will, in fact, pay for the free college” (Norton). There’s no way America could survive with taxes going higher. With taxes going up, once you get out of college and find a job you start paying free college taxes even though you already finished college. Other problem with college being free, there will be people getting the same degree as each other, which would lead to them to fighting for the same career. This can lead to many people being out of a career and create an outspread of people going back to college to study a different major to start a different career path, but this creates a cycle. But with that being said free college provides great opportunities for children to get the education they
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