The American Dream Is A Good Education

1100 Words May 9th, 2016 5 Pages
The American Dream is the belief that working hard will bring success, prosperity and happiness. More specifically this means, having a job that you love doing, a family to come home, and the finances to provide for them. The American Dream may vary from person to person, but Wealth and happiness is universal. The American dream is real, it is attainable in today’s society with the proper preparation. The preparation needed to begin the process of achieving the American dream is through a good education. Going to a good College/University is the first step. There are lots of examples of well educated people individuals achieving significant success and wealth in their lives. It is possible to achieve the American Dream without a proper education, but the odds of that happening are quite low. However, some people beat the odds and achieve the American Dream without finishing their education, Some examples are: Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, Lebron James, NBA player, and Richard Branson, founder of many companies such as; Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Records, Virgin Mobile, and other Virgin companies. Steve Jobs finished high school at Homestead high school and attended Reed College for 6 months. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak started Apple from the Job’s family garage, their first computer the Apple 1 didn’t sell very well, but they later designed the apple 2 which sold very well. Steve jobs was pushed out of Apple, but he created his…
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