Four Year College Is A Waste Of Time Essay

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Why four-year college is a waste of time, energy, and money A four-year college is a waste of time, energy, and money because most professors teach you information that is outdated upon graduation. Students have been fooled into believing they could be somebody, often by ex-hippies with kale scented flatulence. But students are in for a rude awakening in the field of work. The United States labor market has left students either underemployed or jobless in positions that do not fully use their potential skills and knowledge that they learned in college. If you walk into a Barns & Noble bookstore and speak to a person who is cleaning or stocking books on the shelf they are likely to be someone that graduated from “a good college” and majored in poetry. Could anything be scarier and depressing? You cannot attend a function without hearing a parent boasts about how their son and or daughter is a recent college graduate and is keen to start…show more content…
However, society shows that income tends to get higher with each step of the educational level. In 2015, the average full income for people over the age of 25 with a high school diploma was $36,800, according to The College Board. As for workers with the same age and credentials, the earnings increased to $41,700 for those with an associate’s degree $61,400 for those with a bachelor’s degree, $75,200 for those with a master’s degree. These statements are not realistic because it depends on the field a person chooses or if the job market actually has a position open. My sister made only $33,000 with her bachelor’s degree at an entry level position. That is a very small faction of $61,400 average yearly. The struggle is real for starting salaries for an entry level position. This is why I believe enrolling into a four year college is not worth the time because it will not make your life any
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