Our society undervalues entrepreneurial work, trade skills, and it discourages young people from pursuing this type of education after high school. Now this isn’t a good thing for a few reasons. For example, tuition fees have gone through the roof to go to college over the last thirty years, and that means debts are increasing ridiculously. According to stats from CNBC, right now in the US, college related debts are over a trillion dollars. This debt is getting harder and harder to pay off too, because there are so limited jobs available for college graduates.
Many wonder why there are so many undocumented students in this country. There is one reason to this the DREAM Act has not passed since introduced in congress. The DREAM Act is a law that grants the undocumented students of this country to gain legal status after studying here for all of high school and 2 years of college or have either joined the armed services. I wonder why the government of this country doesn’t help the undocumented students. In my research I came across the following questions that lead me think what reason does the government have to not pass the DREAM Act.
The writer at the same time inspires New York University, in which he was an undergraduate student, to abandon Common Application so as to grant admissions to those who are truly interested in it. Nevertheless, even though the author’s arguments are valid to some degree, it is not right to only blame the institutions for the problem, because they alone are not responsible for how admission into a university in the United States has become so difficult The author claims that college applications have become a crapshoot, saying that the chance to get into a university one desires has been going down due to the continuous increase in the number of applicants for years now. It is reasonable, for the world’s population including the U.S. has been increasing generation after generation, and accordingly the number of applicants to colleges in the United States has been increasing. The increased pressure among applicants has given rise to the increased number of individual applications. According to the writer of the article, students are applying to as many colleges and universities as they can because most of the students with the higher rate of GPAs and a great zeal of talent are still at home and are going through depression because they were not enrolled in the colleges they wanted to get in due to a lot of competition (Beres) In conclusion, I agree with Beres on this issue.
Outward Bound gives scholarships out to the less fortunate public students that are financially unable to afford their adventurous programs. Due to the financial difference with the corporate clientele, they will not need to provide scholarships to the target audience of the PDP classes. Increasing the PDP program will increase the age range of students attending the school and the amount of people attending school. The majority of people that enroll in PDP courses
College has been considered a place of education opportunity and a prime personal interest of high school students and high school graduates. Bird (1975), “College is a waste of time and money” discusses why individuals go to college, describes the college-life of students and proceeding with jobs with a college diploma in her article to explain why college is a waste of time and money. Bird fails to balance the pros and cons by limiting her arguments to time and money. Why go to college? This is one topic Bird touches upon in her article, in many instances she has wrote about different reasons why someone may or may not go to college.
The giant donations received from these types of students can be put to great use, one of these uses is funding scholarships. While I agree that it is temporarily unfair that students can buy their way into a college, because it effectively takes away spots from other students who worked harder then them. But because that money can then be used to directly help fund scholarships for more students so they can attend a college where they otherwise wouldn’t of been able to, it more then balances out the injustice of the original students that were passed over. When it comes right down to it, students that can afford to pay millions of dollars for their admittance serve a greater good then the average student. Critics would argue that when colleges let in students based on financial donations as opposed to academic prowess, they are actively devaluing the value of the education received at their
Legacy Admission It is a dream of many students to be admitted into an elite college or university. However, getting into one has been a controversial issue on college admission for so many years. Some says that money matters more than brains, wherein college officials favored legacy student over the common applicant. Legacy admission is a process in which a student is admitted without enough credentials and not based on academic standards. Legacy students are getting preferential treatment because they are child of a wealthy, popular, educated, or alumni of the university.
Why Education Matters Education is a very important subject of discussion. Today, there are many different names and titles for academic roles, and sometimes it’s hard to tell which title can bring you the farthest in life. For example, if you drop out of high school, you can take the General Educational Development test (GED). Unfortunately, it has been discovered that a GED doesn’t provide any opportunities that a high school diploma doesn’t. Going to college today is more important then it was in the past., as a college graduate can annually earn $17,500 more than a person with only a high school diploma.
“You’ve got a lot of street smarts, kid, but you need a college degree to succeed in business.” How many times have you been told this by prospective employers who shut the door in your face after learning you never attended, or didn’t fnish college? The stigma of lacking a college diploma could have dashed your dreams for a successful career—sending them straight out the door and into the trash bin. But wait, you’re intelligent, highly motivated, and you like to take risks! It’s not that college didn’t cross your mind; perhaps you didn’t have the funds, or maybe you just didn’t want to put your ideas on hold while you were sitting in a stuffy classroom for four years. So why should you be penalized?
People who go to college now pay to go there and if they fail a class they just wasted a lot of money. If the government paid for everyone’s education then no one would think they would have to work hard and they would think they would have to work hard and they would end up failing once they moved in to there career. The only people that deserve to go to college for free are people that earn a scholarship or those who apply for financial aide. These programs are there for the people that have the desire to go to college. Most people that think a higher education should be free are not very wealth but there are programs like financial aide to help them if they have the desire to get a higher education.