“Too much stress has many effects on the body and mind,” Mary Alvord, psychologist, says.” Most of the students surveyed reported that homework sessions consumed more than three hours of their time per night. Of those same students surveyed “twenty-six percent noted that they had been diagnosed with depression—over four times the national average of 6 percent.” The stress of the students today is being compared to that of a patient bound in an insane asylum. These students come home from long days work in school and probably even a long shift of manual labor, disregarding their health most times. In the short term it can cause anxiety; over long periods of time, the elevated levels of stress hormones weaken the immune system, causing issues of heart problems, respiratory issues, and -most prominent- chronic anxiety and depression. This is a specially bad for young adults, who, are still in the developing stage of their lives.
Is College Really Worth it? Many college graduates are currently unemployed, which has left many parents wondering, is college really worth it? Some parents believe that college prepares students for more than a job or career, and others don’t think it’s worth the cost. Recent studies have shown that new college students are losing ground on wages by the time they graduate, higher education is becoming a risky investment, and most students are better off developing their own “lower-risk” business. These studies have proved that college is not worth it in the long run.
In this day in age, people with children are starting to go back to college to get a better themselves, but most dropout because they have young children that needs a tremendous amount of attention and on top of working, school is just another thing holding them back from what’s really important. The issue with being a full-time student, worker, and parent is that a student may not have a suitable baby sitter to watch their child, which can have a huge issue that can make a student dropout. As stated in an article in the US News "Being a parent substantially increases the likelihood of leaving college with no degree, with 53% of parents vs. 31% of non-parents having left with no degree after six
Some parents think earning a college degree is useless especially if they are paying for your tuition. It’s a risk to take. Is the tuition worth the job? Families of first-generation students sometimes discourage them from going to college because college is not worth the money and time. This can lead to discouragement and alienation from family support.
Storms also gives the story of his family using the fear of debt as an excuse to not to go to college. This is a significant issue that many students deal with today, especially since a college degree is becoming the new standard for being able to obtain employment. The amount of student loans and the numerical number of debt is overwhelming.
The cost of college tuition is an enormous problem now days. For a long time, the subject never got brought up and today things are changing. Students study hard and try their best to get that college acceptance letter from their dream college. Students all around the world are struggling with college debt and trying their hardest to receive those so-called ‘perfect’ grades. However, college tuition is not very affordable and is increasing every year.
The next generation in the united states is in jeopardy of becoming a cubicle workplace with no hands on work. With no hands on work we as a nation would rely on outside nations to do our work for us. Therefore we need people to go to a technical college and work hands on in the field of their dreams. We have many students struggling to find jobs out of college because of all the students going to college for the same major causing the students to have student loan debts and not bei needs more welders woodworkers and engineers, and less accountants and customer support phone jobs. The world already has enough people to do jobs like that we will need more people to do these jobs as lots of people in that work force are retiring and we need them jobs to be filled up so our economy doesn 't collapse.
Students choose their own paths The result of graduates not going to a community college or a University can affect their later life. College is a place where a person finds outs who they would like to be in the future. The cause of students not going to a community college or a University are the prices of going and studying. Some students that have graduated High School choose not to go to college is because of the price of it. College costs a lot of money and it can cause the person to go bankrupt.
Once you get out of college you may be on the search for a job while those who didn’t go to college might already have one, that’s great and all except if they happen to lose their job they don’t have a backup plan. In conclusion, many people believe that college is not worth it, I disagree. College education is worth the expense of tuition. After paying off student loans that is if you even have any you will from that point on start building up your money. Between the difference in yearly salary’s between college graduates and students with just a high school diploma.
How many times has a student complained to you about stress? If you are one or a teacher at a highschool then you probably hear that every day multiple times a day. Are they just being dramatic, lazy, or just saying it to get a reaction? I think not, there are many studies being done about how highschool students are actually stressed and how it leads to other health problems and highschool student actually are pretty busy. Many parents, teachers, and other adults say that us student are being lazy, or dramatic that we really don’t have that much to do, they could be wrong in some cases, there’s alot more to us students than a teacher or parent can see.