The students graduated and became social workers. The faculty member said “They knew that school would be their saving grace, that knowledge was the only thing that couldn’t be snatched.” In other way by them to finish school that would be the only thing they will have for them to save them from poverty and no one would take it away, because now they will have a degree they have earned on their own; have better jobs and be financially stable. These students are trying to overcome poverty by getting an education. Homelessness among college students is a big problem. Not a lot of people are aware of it.
Macie Smith 10/31/14 Pr.5 English Argumentative Essay Most people in our society think college is no longer an option or a privilege but rather a necessity. Kids are raised to believe that after high school they will go to college. Some kids go to college because they want to prove their parents wrong while others go to get the education. Whatever the reason, the value of a four year college is worth the amount you pay. On average the amount a student pays for college ranges from $8,655 to $29,056 per year which is a lot of money, but college provides education, opens tons of doors for career options, and college graduates earn more than kids that don’t have a degree.
Coming from my own home my parents didn’t have enough money to put me through a big time college right now and rather than spending fifty thousand a year I’m only spending about two thousand. Also there are financial aid programs that also can help out many others and with a low tuition rate the more people can attend school to receive that higher education. With all of this being said you can tell how important of a role community colleges play in the lives of many. These statements show how community colleges benefit individuals financially and the learning experience they have to offer to
74% would recommend a liberal arts education to a young person they know today, so they will be prepared for success in today’s global economy. In fact, 91% of employers want students who have experience in resolving and working with others, with different opinions, in college. The unemployment rate for Humanities and Arts majors was 9%, while the unemployment rate for Law and Public Policy was 9.2% in 2013. Regardless, the after effects of the recession make it difficult to find employment in any department and does not put liberal arts graduates at a
When we moved to New York, she worked multiple jobs…whatever she could do to help cover her growing expenses” (47). Moore’s mother, a college graduate herself, would not let her children fail to receive a proper education. She sent them to Riverdale, an expensive, private school, so that they wouldn’t fall victim to the public school system of the Bronx. Failure was never an option in Wes’s household, and even though he had tried to rebel against this fact many times as a young child, this is ultimately what helped him to succeed in the rest of his life. There had been multiple times in his life that Wes could have fallen victim to the streets, and become just another juvenile criminal like so many around him,
Another group of students who benefit from choosing the two-year path is those who want to pursue a vocational or technical education. Practically all careers that will provide meaningful work both financially and psychologically require more education than a high school diploma. If a studentâs financial situation requires working while going to school, a community college will offer more flexibility when scheduling courses. Students who truly are unsure about attending college can benefit by experimenting with higher education at the community college level. Still other students plan eventual transfer to a four-year college but may not be financially,
I did have some pressure from my parents to get good grades and to learn right from wrong. So the law of influence was a big thing because I wanted to be just like my parents. In my teen years, I was also using the law of influence because of how much I wanted to impress and get the approval of my parents. I guess through my whole life I was looking for approval from my elders in my life. I also wanted to grow up to do something to help people.
The passage of the “Pick the Public’s Pocket No More” bill would lower college application rates, lower college graduation rates, and lower our country’s number of new college graduates for open positions in the work force. Without grants, many Americans would not be able to pursue college degrees because of the debt they would acquire financing their degree with loans alone. Federal grants allow young adults, who are the future of our country, to pursue a college degree without the full burden of college debts after graduation. (M) When considering whether or not to pursue a degree, many are persuaded to apply because they often receive grants to assist
Stability is one of the reasons why I chose to return to school because I would someday be able to help my father the way he helped me and my family for myself as well. When I first started Ashford University online degree program, I thought that it would be difficult and kind of strange that I waited so many years to decide to go back to school. However, then I realized there really was no reasons to feel
Whatever it takes to get there By: Brandi Gaymon Living in North Philadelphia is already a challenge in itself when attending a public school. There are always the students who do not care, do not want to learn, and expect everyone else to feel the same way about their education. But not me, I have always been interested in school studies and incorporating what I know into higher learning. Ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to attend college after high school in order to better myself and be a good role model for my two younger brothers. In the future I hope to one day become a Cardiovascular Perfusionist and I am trying my best to make my career goal a reality.