College Life

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3 February 2013
Everyone Is Not College Material
Do you believe that college is for everyone? The article “Is College for Everyone” was written by Pharinet. It is located on the website AssociatedContent.com. Pharinet states her opinion that college is not for everyone. She explains the challenges of receiving a higher education. Now days individuals are expected to receive an education beyond high school. People believe you have to attend college to earn a degree for a brighter and successful future. Pharinet suggest, “Higher education is not the key to happiness and success for everyone.” Reasons for attending college differ depending on the person. Some people find college to be a little out of their price range. However, some people just do not wish to learn anymore. There are many people in this world that do not have the patience or responsibility to take on the college life. Maybe some people do not attend college because they are not mature enough to understand the work given to them. Pharinet’s argument gives me a huge amount of detail as to why she believes college is not for everyone. She confirms this by providing her audience and I with many examples backing up her argument. Her article is very effective and does a wonderful job with stating reasons why college is not for everyone. I chose this article because I strongly agree with the author’s opinion. She organizes her article by telling the most important information first. The author starts her article by stating, “You won’t get anywhere without your education.” Atleast that is what most people believe anyways. Next she explains to her audience that many students are enrolling in college classes who basically do not belong there. The majority of those students do not even follow through with completing their first degree. Therefore, they do not graduate and they end up wasting thousands of dollars. She says, “The student who is not yet ready for the academic and...
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