Should Every American Go to College

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College the American Dream Sunday after a long day, you look outside your door and see that your entire neighborhood has their trash bins beside the road. You all know that the trash man is coming Monday morning. “Cha-Ching” the sound of the store worker taking your cash and ringing up your items.The construction zone on the side of the highway as you go to work. All these things have something in common most of these people doing these jobs didn’t require a degree. Which bring up the big question should every American go to college? is gaining a college degree the only way to have a more meaningful richer life? A piece of paper from a college does not gurantee a person anything but having a degree can be a great boost. Early colleges in the U.S. were small and designed primarily for the upper class.At the turn of the 20th century, many more colleges and universities emerged to serve a much larger segment of the population.There are still large disparities between Caucasian and minority groups enrollment in college. Outside of the U.S., a much smaller percentage of students attend college. Half of the students who enroll in college do not complete their degree. Secondary schools are primarily designed to prepare students who are planning to attend college, and are not nearly as good at preparing students for a career that does not include college. Having degree is a screening device for future employers. The college you got into says a lot about your ability and how a student stuck it out for four years, but the degree itself doesn’t qualify the graduate for anything. “ More than 45% of high school graduates enroll in college after graduation. That’s nearly half the graduating class that attends college. No information tell us what proportion of those students really wanted to go to a four-year college/university.” Most teens oppt. out of vocational training

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