Skills Are No Longer Enough Analysis

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There are many factors that can influence a person to decide whether or not they want to go to college. According to article 3- “Skills, With No Credential, Are No Longer Enough” by Kevin Carey from Room for Debate, The New York Times, “Not everyone is willing or able to get a bachelor's degree. But everyone should at least have the chance to try.” College may not be for everyone but it doesn't hurt to try. Some people may argue college ain’t worth it, it's too expensive and a waist of time. Most of the time they really wanted to go to college but are too lazy to put in the work. The other half of the time college wasn't meant for them but they make it negative for everyone else. College may not be for everyone but it limits …show more content…

According to Analysis Questions for “Graduates’ Pay Is Slipping,but Still Outpaces Others” by Tyler Cowen, Room for, The New York Times, “A master’s degree is no guarantee of skill in these areas, but suddenly the new requirements don’t sound crazy.” As time goes on the more education is required to get a decent good paying job. Depending on the job you're going for will depend on the level of education and requirements needed. One can have many thoughts on whether or not to go to college. I plan to go to college for many reasons. One reason is to make my parent proud of me for being able to accomplish something in life. Another reason is to build more skills and be able to fulfill the requirements to a the job I want. A third reason is to have the job I want, do all the hard work that is required to get to where I want. I will get to where i want by setting goals to help me get to where i want. Author David Leonhardt once stated in the article “Even for Cashiers College Pays Off”, “Too many teenagers aren't ready to do college-level work. Ultimately, though, the case against mass education is no better than it was a century ago.” I disagree with this statement because …show more content…

Some teens tend to be lazy with work because of the technology and distractions. They can most definitely prevent those distractions from getting in the way of them getting somewhere in life. College life is a completely different experience. It's not like high school where the teachers baby you with certain things. In college they dont care, its either you have the work done or not. It's in your hands and your responsibility. Education is key to success. According to article “Even for cashiers College Pays Off” by David Leonhardt, “Construction workers, police officers, plumbers, retail salespeople and secretaries, among others, make significantly more with a degree than without one. Why? Education helps people do higher-skilled work, get jobs with better-paying companies or open their own business (paragraph 14). I agree with this statement because education does help people with a higher-skilled work which helps get a better pay or even your dream job. I plan to go to college to be able to get the skills I need to achieve my goals and dreams. I think college is going to be a great experience in my

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