In today 's world to be eminent or distinguished in any career providing evidence that you flourished and developed into the best of your abilities you need college to do so. However does everyone need college to prosper, making the world a better place? College puts students into debt by thousands of dollars every year of enrollment, there are several successful people who are entrepreneurs who start their own business without college degrees. Also, many Jobs do not require college, many people transfer to trade schools, or other programs for a specific job occupation instead of wasting time and money.
Over a hundred years ago some of the richest men in the world believed that college was nonessential to be successful in…show more content… Henry ford the founder of Ford Motor company invented the assembly line, and mass production without any college education. Toren, M. (2011, January 19). Benjamin Franklin was a scientist,inventor,author, and entrepreneur, he had received primarily only homeschooling. Both of these men have made huge impacts on how we live our daily life, making things undemanding without need educational practices colleges provide for us to learn and grow as a whole. Toren, M. (2011, January 19).
Many recent college graduates are un- or underemployed why pay so much money to go somewhere you 're not going to benefit from? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of the 30 projected fastest growing jobs between 2010 and 2020, five do not require a high school diploma, nine require a high school diploma, four require an associate 's degree, six require a bachelor 's degree, and six require graduate degrees. College Education - ProCon.org. (2015, January 15).
According to a 2012 Federal Reserve Study, 30-year-olds who have never taken out a student loan are now more likely to own homes than those who have taken out loans. Auto loans are also trending down at faster rates for those with student debt history than for those without. In 2013, student loan borrowers delayed retirement saving (41%), car purchases (40%), home purchases (29%), and marriage (15%). Less than 50% of women and 30% of men had passed the "transition to adulthood" milestones by age 30 (finishing school,