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The topic of whether to attend college or not has been discussed a lot.  Many have come to the conclusion that attending college is your best choice.  We are able to see this on the statistics of unemployment rates and weekly/yearly income rates.  We are able to see how having a lower education will most likely leave you unemployed than if you have a higher education.  This rate of unemployment decreases at each next upper level of education.  The income rates also help us determine how much you would make.  Those without more than a high school diploma or less have way less income than those with Bachelor degrees or higher.  Not only do the statistics show how attending college could benefit you, but also in life.  Those without higher education tend to take less specialized jobs with more risk.  These risks are often dangerous and could cause great harm to someone.  With a degree you take on a more specialized job, which decreases the risk of injury.  So all in all, it seems attending college is the best option.

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November 2, 2020 2:51 am

Dear Zhelanea,

I am intrigued with your post, “Is college worth it?”, because of how you describe the benefits you have in having a college degree and what risks you can be facing without one. I think you made a good point about how not working hard in gaining the college degree can cost you to be unemployed.

One sentence you wrote stood out to me was: “Not only do the statistics show how attending college could benefit you, but also in life.” I think this is an important statement because it is proven that having a college degree present in your life can have a huge impact in your life and help improve your job status and education level.

Thank you for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because I enjoyed your comparisons in having only a high school diploma and a college degree. I would like to continue to read your other statements.


October 17, 2020 12:48 am

The article “Is college worth it?” explains that people have the option of either going to college or not. This article explains that people,e that do go to college have a better advantage to get a job than a person that did not go to college. Going to college also gives you more job opportunities than the people that did not go to college. People that go to college get paid more and have better life-lasting opportunities than others.

September 28, 2020 4:08 pm

in the article “Is college worth it?” I learn that the option of going to college has been discussed a lot. Many people have come to the conclusion the college is the best option. Statistics show that people that don’t have a college education are most likely to be un unemployed. People who have a degree have a better income than those who just have a high school diploma or less. People who go to college have a better life and income.

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