Classification and Division Picture this: today, higher education is free to everyone and nobody has to worry about student loans taking over their lives. The only thing wrong about this fantasy is that in this day and age, higher education isn’t free. Students have to pay thousands upon thousands of dollars in order to get a higher degree. However, this isn’t the way that it has always been.
Money is the basis of living , even people with lower income degrees could support themselves before the cost of tuition went up drastically. However, when you add student loans in the mix , debt over takes the standard of living. Ellison has heavy focus on this because he wants to highlight a big reason why free tuition can be beneficial for people in the long run. He believes if free tuition was put in place , every college graduate, lower income or higher income, will be able to live within their
Many middle-class students find themselves in a predicament when filling up those financial aid forms before enrolling in the college. Many times, their families have the paradoxical problem of having a high net income for qualifying for financial aid, but still do not have enough to pay for fees out of their pocket. Students are then forced to depend on academic scholarships and loans which getting them is extremely hard and competitive and often aren’t enough to pay for the entirety of a tuition bill. A college education is an essential in today’s economy and unfortunately, it is more difficult than ever to obtain a degree.
Having free tuition for college means that more people who cannot afford it now, would end up going. This is a good thing in terms that more people are getting a good education and continuing their educational careers to hopefully obtain good job, but it also decrease the value of a college education. If more people are able to earn degrees, it devalues them. Finding jobs even with their qualifications would be difficult (Should college be free?). This idea would also apply to the students, mainly student-athletes, that work for multiple years to try to perfect their skill and obtain full or half scholarship.
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.
We don’t need to be giving more money to the rich we need to be taking money from the rich to start helping out the poor more. Free college would cost a lot of money and the money has to come from somewhere. If America somehow changed and moved to a tuition free college where would we get the money from? Taxes are the number one way to get money from. College Raptor says, “Who gets taxed seems to vary based on who is talking, but it seems certain that the upper echelons of American society will see increased taxes if this passes.
If those people don’t have a full education neither will the nest generation. 42% out pf 100 of college grads with debt live with paycheck .Many people don’t go to college for many reasons so some colleges should be free. Colleges are for everyone no matter if they don’t have money. Some kids have good grades, there poor and don’t have enough money to pay for college, they miss that opportunity.
Did you know that 66% of students don’t do to college because they can’t afford it? The number of students enrolled in colleges and universities this year is 1.7 percent lower than last year. Most students that don’t go to college is because they don’t have the money for it or else they have another good paying job that doesn’t require a college education. People don’t have to go to college to become successful. Most students don’t go to college because they don’t do well in high school, so they think college will even harder.
Obama once said “And no matter what you want to do with your life, I guarantee that you’ll need an education to do it.” (Obama 67-71) College education is typically considered to be very useful when one is wanting their dream career or a career with good annual pay. Without college education, it is highly likely that employers will not hire people with only a high school diploma. A college level education is valuable because one can have better wealth, is less likely to be unemployed, and better social skills.
First, scholarships aren’t being benefited from due to the lack of time the athlete has. Second, student-athletes often end up with low paying jobs, so a pay rate in college could help them out after finishing school. Third, college sports have profited millions of dollars off of these student-athletes and they only receive a scholarship. Make it or break it, one former athlete works a minimum wage job, while a rookie in the professional league is making millions. The lesson learned is that college athletes are being exploited.
Now for the reasons why you shouldn’t pay players there also a lot of reasons. 1st players have never been paid and they were still supporting themselves. (barley) Also college is meant to show kids the responsibilities of the world. It also shows them how to juggle a lot of things life grade and a job and in the real world it would be a job and kids.
Just imagine ... someone who has been proficient in the field of computer science since his childhood, but couldn’t afford to go to college. Just imagine if, since he couldn’t afford college, he couldn’t get a good paying job and is now succumbed to the struggles of surviving on minimum wage. Just imagine the grief you would have felt in this situation, knowing that you’ve let down not only your family but also yourself. Now, while this problem, of minimum wage, may not be applicable to many of you, it is a common issue for many Americans today and is just one of the many issues, such as gay marriage, abortion, and national security, that the Republican party is fighting to solve.
A world without education would not have Great Expectations. “Around the world 59 million children of primary school age are being denied an education, and almost 65 million adolescents are without access to a secondary school,” (Doc 6). The education received throughout a childhood determines how the future will be for the new generation. Because so many people do not have an education, when they get older, it is damaging their life and the world as a whole. People are denied an education because of where they live, who they are, and how much money they have.
How do various wages affect the individuals of the growing population and how are they treated in society? Today, wealth is shared unequally amongst the population in America. Since America is a capitalist country, they go by having only the hardest workers earn the top 10% in America. Leaving the rest of the population surviving on minimum wage or making just enough to support their family. I plan to research on how many people are earning minimum wage today, and explore how this affects their lifestyle.