The Cost Of College Education

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Bernie Sanders, senator of the state of Vermont said, “The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt” (“Brainy Quote”). Each year students take out loans to pay for a college education. Is it really necessary? They are just going to be a statistic. I believe everyone should not go to college. College is not for everyone.
I believe everyone should not go to college. Not everyone should go to college. Most jobs do not need a college degree to be hired. The more work experience you have the more you will earn. Many students are forced to go to college, many just want to stay home and work. When students go to college, they go to have a career. When students graduate from college they get a job. Robert Reich, chancellor’s professor of public policy at UC-Berkeley, wrote an article about why college isn’t for everyone. Reich stated, " Last year, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 46 percent of recent college graduates were in jobs that don’t even require a college degree.” This means that students do not choose what to study. They study because they just want to continue school. Getting a bachelor 's degree in anything can help but most jobs or careers are looking for work experience of any kind. College does not give you work experience.
The student debt is rising higher each year. When students do not have enough money to go pay for college,

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