Is College Worth The Best?

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“…Life is on you. Now, I’d argue, is the best time to take advantage of your education. And by doing so, you might just be taking charge of your life” (Stephens 2).

We have the free will and capacity to make good and bad choices in life. Sometimes making a decision is difficult, but we must remember to always be ready to face the outcome of our choices. Just like college, we must be ready to face the results whether they may be good or bad. As the saying goes, if there’s a will there’s a way. Choosing a four-year college to earn a bachelor’s degree will give us an edge over those who pursue an associate’s degree from a community college, online school, or those who immediately enter the work force. Going into a four-year college is the best decision out of any other choices we have out there. It will give us an edge financially and be able to earn more than other people. Some students would not often consider going to college after high school and would directly join the work force. According to the article “Is College Worth It?” published by New York Times Now, “The pay of people with a four-year college degree has risen compared to that of those with a high school degree but no college credit” (1). Those who took the time and effort may get paid more in the long run. Therefore, it is not a waste of time as some of our peers say. Indeed, college is more challenging compared to high school, but we must focus on how it will give us a better life in…

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