Argumentative Essay: The Rising Cost Of College

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Have you ever owed someone $20? Well, imagine owing someone $100,000+ . Many students every year are left in crippling debt that can affect them for the next few decades of their life. Because of the cost of college, many students fresh out of high school can’t go to college. In order to make it easier for the lower-class to go to college, you should do at least one of the following things. The first is give grants to states so they can help pay for colleges, therefore, making more people able to go to college. The second is being able to get 3-year bachelor degrees which are currently being done in Europe right now. The third is to increase the federal minimum wage which would make teens and others who work a minimum wage job able to go to make more money which would make it easier to go to college.
The price of college is a huge problem for students everywhere because a college degree has become a necessity for higher paying jobs. The rising cost of college started in 1927 when more and more people started going to college to get
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Now you might be correct about going to college not being a right but like I said before so many future jobs will require degrees that only college can get you. In an article done by the Bureau of Department of Labor, it states that “According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earnings increase and unemployment decreases as educational attainment rises. Grouping workers by education level, the chart shows that those with more education have higher earnings and lower rates of unemployment than those with less education,” (Education Matters 1). This quote basically says that the more education you get the more money you get. So with this data I can confirm that the higher the education that you get the more money you get so people with no degree will end up stuck behind and unable to really help the economy
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