Why We Should Go To College Essay

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College. There are many different opinions on college, if it is really worth it or not. In my opinion, I believe that people should go to college because people that go to college and graduate have a lower unemployment rate than others who did not, college graduates get paid more, and college is a good investment of money. To begin, college graduates have a lower unemployment rate. In a graph made by the Bureau of Labor statistics it states the unemployment rate for people depending on how far they went with education. It states,” High school diploma 7.5%, Bachelor’s degree 4.0%, and Doctoral degree, 2.2%.” College graduates are less likely to not have a job, which means that they will have a sustainable income that allows them to be able to provide for their families. In addition, college graduates get paid more. In the article, “ Actually, College is Very Much Worth it” it states, “Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010 the median weekly earnings for someone with some college but no degree were $712 compared to $1030 for a college graduate. That’s almost $17,000 over the course of a year.” There is nothing wrong with getting paid more money, if anything it makes life easier because you won’t have to worry as much when you have to pay your bills.…show more content…
From the article, “ Why College Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Have to be) For Everyone” it states, “ According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 46 percent of recent college graduates were in jobs that don’t even require a college degree.” Although, college may not be for everyone, college is a good investment. From the article, “Actually, College is Very Much Worth it”, it states, “86 percent of college graduates still felt the investment was a good one for them.” All the hard work that students have put in for however many years of college they went through pays off in the
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