education essay

Topics: Education, Learning styles, Student Pages: 4 (871 words) Published: May 11, 2015
Student:Ben Szela
Teacher:Melissa Metler
Class: ENG4U
Date: Mar 3, 2015
What Does it Take?
Highschool can easily can be considered the best times of our young lives, we are care free, there’s no expenses and we have a great social life. It all seems paved out for us, it seems simple. But do we really want to go down that road that is built for us? Education systems are seemingly making it difficult to decide on very important life decisions. How great is our education system really? They are making a stressful enviornment in what is supposed to be considered the best times of our lives. The education system asks young adults to make future decisions that will impact them forever, without teaching the necessary life skills to thrive, in a tight scheduled, stressful enviorment. It isn’t adaptable and doesn’t provide chances for different learning styles and abilites to shine.

The education system only allows four to five years of highschool. In those years you are expected to decide your whole life by the age of seventeen, having no idea of what classes you should be taking or what you even really like to do. This system brings upon way to much stress to there students forcing them to become adults at such a young age. These young adults are now forced to make life decisions without the system even teaching students how to necessarily prepare them for a successful future.

Once you reach grade 12 they think you should have your future put together and are expected to know what you want to do for the rest of your life. Its very difficult to decide on a career with thousands of job oppertunities out there. To make it even more difficult you’re only seventeen when making these decisons. Who knows if you’ll be happy with your choice in years to come. People change especially teenagers, think of how many outfits or hairstyles you wanted as a teenager. A lot. How do you narrow such a thing down that has such a wide scope. It almost seems impossible! The...
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