Higher Education Benefits

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“I don’t have a degree” said by Nick Tosches, this is what many high school graduates think of when pursuing something to do in life. “Students are lost”, In my experience I had this same question and I didn’t know much of the benefits besides earning a higher salary. We “don’t know how to make the connections” between the value of a college degree and” our” position in the economy”. These benefits will teach the rudimentary skills that you will need as you progress in your school as well as your life. In addition to the promise of a higher salary, college offers several benefits, the ability to adapt; critical thinking; effective communication; lifelong learning; technology and advanced knowledge. These components will teach the…show more content…
Stephen Hawking said, “Intelligence is the ability to change.” This quote, supported by Robert S. Feldman, explains Stephen Hawking by saying your adjustment to college culture will prepare you for the future encounters with new situations. My experience with higher education is that you have to be responsible to yourself; learn different backgrounds of others; and always attend class. Missing one or two days of class will intermittently leave you behind. Learning and adapting to other people’s backgrounds will be a part of the college experience. In college a campus is like traveling anywhere in the country; just by talking of experiences can give you a vicarious view of others. Being responsible for yourself is definitely a key of college life. You have to be diligent and responsible of your own academic success if you want to earn a degree of your…show more content…
As technology advances to change you must have the ability to adapt. For example, the computer today has disseminated information throughout the world, and you need the knowledge of how to use a it. As a student you need a computer to complete assignments to and email your professor. Computers are ubiquitous to our everyday use. In the morning before you go you’ll check your handheld computer to find out about your favorite artist if they’ve released any new music or find out if a brand is releasing a type of sneaker. Computers also provide the ability to navigate to a destination. “Furthermore, as jobs become increasingly complex and technologically sophisticated, higher education will become progressively a necessity,” said by Robert S. Feldman. We need to adapt and we need higher education to succeed or to keep with the world as it advances. For instance, in his book, Thank You for Being Late, Thomas Friedman explained how technology has changed the world dramatically since 2007. Think of Uber, AirBnB, Instagram, Twitter. As things changed, more new technology developed and new degrees were
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