Firstly, college should be granted to students freely because it will encourage them to concentrate on their educations. Some college students are working part-time jobs and are full-time students. Perhaps, working through college will not always cover all of a student's education expenses including books, supplies, room and board. If free tuition is given, students will have further time to educate themselves. Moreover, college tuition and prices are at an all-time high.
Many people may argue that the financial burden of college is not worth it, yet paying for college teaches responsibility and accountability. There are many fields in the job industry that doesn’t require a college degree. However, when the facts are presented about why college is important it is very clear the the financial burden of college is worth it. A college education helps shapes the economy into a brighter future. Students who put in the time and effort with paying for college, they find a whole new world that opened up to them with job opportunities.
Having free tuition for college means that more people who cannot afford it now, would end up going. This is a good thing in terms that more people are getting a good education and continuing their educational careers to hopefully obtain good job, but it also decrease the value of a college education. If more people are able to earn degrees, it devalues them. Finding jobs even with their qualifications would be difficult (Should college be free?). This idea would also apply to the students, mainly student-athletes, that work for multiple years to try to perfect their skill and obtain full or half scholarship.
Finally I know the idea of free tuition for community college sounds magical for students and trust me I speak from personal experience. Just to think about not feeling stressed over failing a class that I don’t get right away is great. It is hard for a student to say no to free tuition, but I believe the student should look into what the cost will be in the future and not the present. The have-nots already can get free college, so why pay for the one who can and go into more debt? We will go into large debt and become in more trouble than we already
If you get student loans most likely you would be paying for them your whole life. If you go straight to work you can raise money to pay for your college tuition, and not need student loans. You would probably still have to work in college to fully pay off your college tuition, but at least you won’t have to pay loans your whole life. 40 million americans now have at least one outstanding student loan. Some may say that high school grads should go straight to college because it would help them in the future.
If there is a job I can do at the college, I would work and hopefully, they lower the tuition for that class. I believe there should be one student loan rate for everyone that is affordable. Different banks have different rates depending on the college. A broader approach is necessary so all students can afford to go to college. Scholarships are helpful too, and I hope I receive this scholarship which is a way I am trying to minimize my debt.
Before, I had no idea how much college can cost, or how a loan might hurt more than help. I always figured a loan is okay, if you pay it off. But I didn’t realize, for example, much about interest, or subsidized vs. unsubsidized loans, or even what FAFSA was. This is all entails general knowledge high school seniors should know by the time they are getting close to graduation. Completing this project made me realize how fortunate I am to have my college expenses taken care of, and I will not take that for granted.
As we all know, college can be very expensive. With the scholarships and grants, college student-athletes can go to school for free and get their day-to-day needs such as food, housing, clothes, etc. Ackerman and Scotts, purpose is to show that college is a learning experience and with the help of college sports, the student-athletes will have a chance to grow and be successful in life rather than being exploited. However, critics believe that college student-athletes should be paid salary, like professional athletes, because they want people to see the “athletes are the rule, not the expectation” (par 11). They want the audience to think that it’s a rule for student-athletes to go play pro after two years, will no expectation.
Being in high school is time consuming. With some high schools adding community service as a requirement to graduate, it puts on more time for students. Yes, community service is good on college applications and it helps the environment and what not, but it should be optional. High school has enough requirements which includes certain classes that a student must take. Volunteering should not be mandatory because students already have enough responsibilities; they might have jobs, the need to be social and healthy, and if it’s supposed to be voluntary then it shouldn’t be forced.
Equal consideration in Education Everyone wants to go in college but not everybody can afford for their university finances. Students are finding ways to have a proper education due to their financial problem. Opportunity comes in athletical scholarship when you are physically fitted in the school. Adding that to be a student athlete is a great privilege for free education with their special treatment in academics. Is this because they have more than enough consideration in school than to other regular student?