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The Value of College Education

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Abstract

In this research paper, I will discuss what the value of a college education means to me. A higher education will give me many physical benefits such as economic stability, a better quality of life for my family, more career choices, better job security, set a good example for my children; at the same time, a college education will also give me many intangible benefits such as boosting my self-confidence, helping me to learn specialized knowledge, thinking critically, bringing me in contact with different people, learning better communication skill and being part of a team. It is something that will serve me well throughout my career and life.

So what is the value of college education to me? After I sat down and took some time to carefully consider what a college education meant to me, I came to the conclusion that a college education offers many short-term and long-term benefits to me. The value of a college education should not be underestimated. It is something that will serve me well throughout my career and life. A college education will give me many physical benefits such as economic stability, a better quality of life for my family, more career choices, better job security, set good a example for my children; at the same time, a college education will also give me many intangible benefits such boosting my self-confidence, helping me to learn specialized knowledge, thinking critically, bringing me in contact with different people, learning better communication skills and being part of a team.

Physical Benefits

Better Economic Stability

One of the definite benefits that a college education can give to me is better economic stability. I believe in this popular saying, "Money can not buy everything, but without it, one can not buy anything". So forgive me being so corny, I need money to get most of the things that I want in my life. Although getting a college degree will cost me a lot money and time, it is a very good investment in the...