The Pros And Cons Of Post-Secondary Education

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Post-secondary education is imperative, considering the fact that those who obtain some form of higher education are less likely to be unemployed or live in poverty. The social issue that plagues my community most is the low enrollment of students at post-secondary institutions. Having a higher education is one of the key components of a healthy, stable, and successful life. Nonetheless, students shy away from a post-secondary education for several reasons, including tuition costs, lack of encouragement to attend a college/university, difficulty level, and the chance to earn more money without attending college. Because of society’s lenient standards, higher education is becoming progressively irrelevant to students. Although not everyone attends college, having a higher education will better prepare one for corporate America, create a well-rounded individual, and increase one’s chances of getting a lucrative job…show more content…
To fulfill our mission, we will provide numerous scholarship opportunities, both merit and non-merit based, utilize constructive resources and tutors to better the things colleges look for (i.e., standardized testing and essays), assist students with building impeccable resumes, and require that each student complete community service which will also satisfy the expectations of many colleges. By doing so, students will not have excuses for not attending any institution. If my program is successful, I would like to attempt to get a bill passed that requires each state to have at least two programs similar to the one that I plan to create. In order to change America, we must build an empire of organizations across the world that support the need for higher education. Moreover, this will result in more students attending colleges and be able to live a healthy, stable, and successful
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