She explains why there is difference between the two. It stems largely from the fact that European place a larger emphasis on education because careers are determined from the scores that students receive on college placement examination. Thus, their futures rely on how well they do. On the other hand, Americans can start their education at any point in their life as long as they have the money to pay for it. Hood calls the need for great improvement by starting instruction in elementary school language programs, where the teachers should also be more qualified.
To get a higher education is perhaps crossing the biggest milestone of your life. A college education is a very valuable thing and everyone should get one, so that we can all be enlightened and help make our society a better place. A college is a place where people come together in an environment that helps nurture their educational curiosities. For example, a college student and a high school student have a lot of differences when it comes to doing stuff like work because a student from college can rationalize than a high school student.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” Nelson Mandela. Education is one of the most important factors needed to survive in life. Education is the key element to opening the door of opportunities to a person’s beneficial wellbeing. “For generations of families, education has been the path out of poverty. With a quality education children can acquire the economic, social, cultural and political capital they need to realize their potential and support their future families” (The State of America’s Children, Children’s Defense Fund 2014).
The benefits of higher education allow an individual, group or community access to new economic opportunities and higher wage jobs. In this discussion, I found that access to affordable programs also gives the disadvantaged or disenfranchised group ability to gain higher education through scholarships, internships, land grants and support groups. By obtaining these resources the disadvantage groups will make themselves survive better economically and give their children a better education and financial support to progress in life. Here are some of the institutes that help immensely in upward social mobility. Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is one of the institution that serves a large number of disadvantaged college bound students with valuable
A good education by the right institution would open the window of opportunity by guiding me in the right profession to chase the better companies to apply for a job with a focused clear mind. With a good college teaching me it could help me understand diversity and a multitude of cultures, helping me build a better network circle of people which could be important in having a future career. Being more educated with such a larger way of thinking could help me be a more independent person also a self-starter instead of a follower. Another quote that someone told me was by Oscar Wilde (Berdichevsky) “You can never be over dressed or over educated.” You can never be over educated to me means that you can always add to your education. If you have an Associates degree you can always go to Bachelors degree and even higher.
“The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever” (Xplore). A best effort does give people the knowledge and experience to have more success. These are some key points on how opportunity is achieved. Secondly, when you become successful in school and step out in the real world, academic performance will help you get a job that you deserve. Academic performance is the best indicator of potential for success in life, because people who are educated and have a degree are the most likely to obtain employment.
The very notion of being better able to thrive in this slow paced economy thrills me, thus giving me the drive and motivation I need to succeed. As a young woman growing up in the Caribbean, opportunities are hard to come by because of social perceptions that help to keep a woman grounded in professional circles. It is by this condition, that I work even harder to attain a sound education that will aid in, not only the proper upbringing of my children, but also as a means by which I can comfortably earn a sufficient salary. Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today”. There are various reasons as to why I would like to attain an education.
As we all know, education is what molds our future, careers, and life. We do not mean that without an education, you will not have any of that, but we are trying to point out that education not only keeps Cuban-Americans on track, but it helps everyone in the society gain a degree of their interest to be successful. Cuban-Americans have a great perspective on education because education was known before the first Cuban-American came to America. Education is very important to this group and tends to have the highest educational level. As the fact sheet from Pew Hispanic Center website mentioned, “One out of four (25%) Cuban 25 and older is a college graduate, more than double the rate among other Hispanic (12%) but lower than among non-Hispanic whites in the same age group (30%).
Page 1 Oscar King Student Number AC 1010117 Course: Achieving Academic Excellence 'Why College Education Is Important Me I always dreamed of working directly with Homeland Security, but to achieve this goal, I need a better education. Education is very important to me, because it is the foundation of life. It will give me knowledge of the world around me. Education benefits me in many aspects of my life, personally and socially. Education can open up doors for opportunities.
Maria Arciniegas SPC 1017 Professor LeBlanc December 8th, 2014 American Dream According to James Truslow Adams, an american writer and historian, the American Dream means “life should you be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to the ability or achievement”. Present day, the American Dream for most americans means achieving prosperity and success through hard work. To each of course this meaning may vary depending on what their own idea of success may be. The typical American Dream would be being able to arrive to this country and receive an excellent education without any barriers such as class, religion, race or ethnicity, become a professional in any field of career, and finally establish their families purchasing homes and cars. What do all these goals have in common?