Myth Of For-Profit College

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There is a myth that deciding to attend a for-profit college represents a lack of cultural/social capital resources, rather than a rational, considered choice. I have found that the decision to attend one of these types of colleges is usually a well-planned process. A person might lack cultural and social capital resources, but that does not mean that they have not considered the pros and cons to this type of college and career starting path. For-profit colleges were specifically designed for people who need job security. There are specific market career paths that these schools offer that lead to the specific job the student wants, and that is why people choose to attend. The people that are mainly attending these for-profit colleges
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