Students with a sense of direction on what they want with their career seem to have the upper hand on using college for the beneficial education it can provide. In contrast, some students are drawn to college for the wrong reasons such as parties and luxuries. This sometimes effects the outlook of college from beneficial to non-beneficial. Although many see college as challenging educationally and financially, they don’t take into account that college is a stepping stone and gives an advantage to a stable life.
Furthermore, students attending a four-year institution are basically used as a bank for that university. College is very expensive, students must pay for tuition, books, parking passes, and food. Four-year colleges may look good when a degree is obtained, but some graduates are unable to find employment after all the hard work done over four long years. This is why students are committing suicide and being mentally and physically drained which cause them to drop out or even give up (Woods). By going to a two-year college, a student will have a shorter amount of time than a four-year college to start a career or get a head start in a
Loans allow receiving a college education seem like a smoother process considering that such a hefty amount to pay is divided so that it can be paid for in moderation. Despite the fact that it’s split into many payments, it’s still a large quantity all in all so unless indebted students aim for high income jobs, there would many years of difficulty to come after college. For this reason, undergraduates make it their goal to go after jobs which would prevent them from being constantly pressured to pay off debt. Thus, student debt is both a crisis and a reason to encourage persistence towards greater ambitions (Hillman, 41). It is a tremendous thing when a student seeks to be financially comfortable or even rich in the future but not when it is for the wrong reasons.
Even though tuition is increasing we all attend college at the highest price. As college can’t be paid by a summer job, if many use money very wisely and get the most out of their money, they will be able to be successful in their college journey. There’s not much school attenders can do because of inflation and
Some college students will eat alone 1,000 calories for breakfast. So colleges should have more healthier food plans and healthier food choices. A lot of freshman kids tend to go crazy when they get to college. The reason why I address that is because when your parents don’t let you party at home, you just wanna party the whole time you’re at college. It’s not all the parents fault, it’s some of the college’s fault.
Some colleges are charging the tuition price of a big name college when they are not as well known and the degree may not go very far. Recently students are (taking on more debt) than they can pay and end up not being able to pay them off (Hacker and Schlesinger). When students graduate college most of them will have debt that they have to pay and many of them can’t pay it off. In highschool people and teachers stress that students need to go to college and it can (cause a sense of panic) in the highschool students (crawford). By putting pressure on high school students they often don 't think about the tuition they have to pay to get in, so they take what they can get to get into college.
While leaving many college graduates in debts of about 27,000 dollars or more. Going to college is just not worth it because it will not guarantee you a job in your degree, leaves a lot of graduates in debt, and going to college can be very expensive. First, college is not worth it because it does not guarantee you a job with your degree. Many college graduates after graduating end up taking jobs
Every student's circumstance is different; therefore, they should all have different solutions. Some students do not enjoy of a good economy, which provokes them to borrow more money than other students. Also, there are some students that will study careers that do not have a great income, or are very rare in jobs. Their solution would be to maintain the cost of student loans at a reachable price. In this case, every student would be able to pay off their loans without any
The financial burdens that college leaves with the families and students needs to be addressed as student loans keep racking up over time. The cost of tuition for colleges has risen drastically over the years and has bounded students to only one or two college choices to choose from and at some points tearing away the opportunity to go to their dream college. However, one reason college has driven up in price is because the value it brings with it’s degrees, but it should not limit those who can not afford the worthy degree. College should be cheaper as it will ease financial burdens and broaden the choices of those wanting to attend
In America there is a very real financial divide among the people. Financial stability starts with education, although a large portion of the American population cannot afford it. Depending on your parents economic standing you may or may not be able to afford college, among other things. College opens the door for many opportunities, including having the capacity to provide for your family. Various authors today are still writing about the ongoing issue of poverty and the ways to climb out of it.
This is because most middle class families are “too poor for college, too rich for financial aid” as Robert Farrington put it in his article, (Farrington, 2014). College is so important in today’s society, in the article “Making College
“Eat the rich,” the phrase so famously created by the French revolutionary and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is possibly ringing in the thoughts of lower-income students and their families’ minds in the face of rising tuition costs with the seemingly endless problems of Higher Education. However, the phrase can easily be the title of one of the many proposals; the student debt crisis had not only affected the community consisting of college students and their families, but all sectors of society. There have been voices regarding this issue from different personalities, different occupations, and different roles in policy making; from the articles in the New York Times to voices from political commentary such as Ann Larson. Even billionaires
This trend of schools providing more meals for students positively impacts children on many levels. With 51% of students coming from low income families and 32% of students living in poverty (Bello), food scarcity is a major issue across the nation. However, this issue has built more awareness building into the 2000s. While children living in food insufficiency are living their lives hungry, and their health and education are greatly impacted. Therefore schools are beginning to provide more meals for students, creating a food haven, in order to improve the general brain development, academic performance, and sociological behaviors of children.