Why Should College Education Be Persuasive Essay

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Did you know that Forty-one percent of four-year college students did not graduate within six years? College students around the country are in insane amount of debts and have no way to get rid of it and that’s a reason many do not graduate. Due to the rise in costs to attend college there has been discussions about free education, but how the debt could have been minimized and the effects on the economy have not been brought up. College education should not be offered for free to all students because of the missed opportunities and unintended costs of free education are very expensive. Students don’t take advantage of the opportunities they are provided in high school, like dual-enrollment, that could save them time and money in college. Every year students are given the opportunity to do dual enrollment, which would save them hundreds of thousands in college, but most miss the chance and are required to take remedial classes in college. According to…show more content…
This exists because with schooling becoming so expensive, students get overwhelmed and don’t continue to pursue a degree due to outstanding loans. Although this might be true, many students could still get a higher paying job with little college schooling than people that work right after high school. An example is," College graduates are more likely to receive on-the-job formal (22.9%) or informal (17.2%) training, more access to technology, greater autonomy, and ability to enhance skills compared to high school graduates"(College Education Par. 8). The statement reveals that students could still get paid good money with any college education but blames the college expense for them not having a good career when they didn’t look for jobs that require some schooling. To conclude, students do not need to go to school for the full four years to have a great career and it won’t cost them as much
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