The Importance Of The American Dream

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Does the American Dream seem half empty or half full to you? That depends on whether your negative or positive about, I say it's half full. Education is essential for meeting the requirement of the American Dream. Economy provides the important needs that are required to reach the dream. Social skills to keep the job that provides the American Dream.The American dream can be acquired through education, economy, and social skills. Education is a main factor in achieving the american dream. According to Brian Scios, Public Agenda, about 77% of americans in the U.S. believe that a good education is essential for achieving the american dream. It is also good to note that on average employers are more likely to hire a potential employee with a…show more content…
Even though Bill Gates found his american dream without a college degree, that doesn’t mean that having a college degree raises the chances of acquiring the american dream. A college degree makes getting a well paying job easier because it’s considered as evidence of someone’s capabilities to handle a job. Even if someone else is more capable it falls down to whether they can prove it. Bill Gates didn’t accomplish his goal alone. He had help from a college professor and there was no competition in the field he was entering, he was the first. Education in rare cases may not be required. But if the american dream is to be obtained with a higher success rate, then education is the way to…show more content…
According to a man named David J. Deming from Harvard, a study proves that people with intellect and socials skills show more success than those that have little to no social skills. Having good social skills not only improves relations with coworkers or management, and helps the employee keep their job longer. Since new technology is advancing automation, less employees are needed. But having good social skills improves the chances of not being unemployed especially if machines are introduced. People with good cognitive and social skills will be picked over those with only good cognitive and poor social skills; even though Nikola Tesla or Einstein didn’t have social skills they were still
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