Pharinet’s “Is College for Everyone?”: A Critical Response Pharinet is a college professor, who chose to remain anonymous, that strongly believed college is not for everyone. In “Is College for Everyone?”, Pharinet tries to refute those who say that you need college to be successful. She proves her point through giving specific reasons and examples that are appealing to all audiences. In Pharinet’s “Is College for Everyone?” she discusses that while many benefit from college, others may not belong there. “It is estimated that in the U.S., 50% of students who begin college never graduate” because they are not ready for the academic and financial challenges of college or do not have the desire to learn (635). Between the cost for tuition, books, school supplies, housing expenses, meals, and gasoline, many students are caught in really difficult financial situations. Pharinet also points out that some students are just not ready for the academic responsibilities or do not have the desire to learn. There are other options outside of college. A student could attend trade school or take a year or two off from school to discover who they are and what they want to do with their life. Pharinet uses specific arguments and examples to prove her argument to her audience. Where many try to oppose the fact that not all students should go to college, she is successful in giving refutations in return. By explaining the academic and financial challenges of higher education, it makes it easier for her audience to some students simply cannot handle the struggles and responsibility that the new-found freedom of college entails. Another opposition Pharinet faces is that higher education is needed to be successful in life. She refutes this by reminding her audience that there are many people who have found jobs that do not require a college degree that they enjoy. There are jobs that do not require a higher education, such as “fork lift drivers, factory workers, sales clerks,
Is college for everyone? Some folks don’t think college is necessary, while others do. I propose that it depends on the career that the individual chooses to pursue. There are many benefits of going to college compared to the average workplace like the military or airforce. Some of those benefits include: experience, better paid, and more job opportunities of which will be discussed in this article.
The first benefit of going to college is the experience an individual may receive. For example,….
Mariane Stephanie Bangui Period 6
Is College for Everyone?
Going to College is a choice that everyone has. I think that College is for everyone because everyone in this world has a right to a good education. I know that good education will improve my chances of having a good job and a higher wage. But on the other hand, College is not free and mostly it is expensive. We have to pay for every semester, for the books and for some student loans….
Is College for Everyone
There are so many students attending college who simply do not belong there. Most people think they will not get anywhere if they do not attend a college, or have some type of educational background. In the article, “Is College for Everyone,” Pharinet who is a college professor state that having your education is important and everyone has the right to attended college. He explains everyone does not have to go to college to get a well paying job, and some students simply….
“ Is College for Everyone”
Is college for everyone? I am sure this is a question that many future, current, and even graduated college students have asked themselves at one time or another. In her blog posted in 2007 on AssociatedContent.com “Is College for Everyone”, writer, Pharinet, uses her experience, logic, emotion and reasoning as a college professor to identify the issues and answer the question, “is college for everyone?” Pharinet says that education is important and that every person has….
College may not be to solution for everyone
Going away to college is not for everyone. There are good reasons why a student might choose to live at home and attend a local school. Money, finding stability while changes are occurring, and accepting responsibility are three to consider.
Money is likely to be most important. Not only is tuition more expensive, but extra money is needed for room and board. Whether room and board is a dorm or an apartment, the expense is great.
Most students never….
November 6, 2013
Is College for Everyone?: Comparative Rhetorical Analysis
Since the first GI Bill was passed after World War II universities have been steadily increasing. Currently there are more than 4000 college like institutions in the United States. Public policy has been making higher education more reachable for example by creating federal student loan programs so everyone has a chance to attend college. But recently we have seen the cost of a four year degree….
College is not for everyone, but for these three high school students that is all they believe in. Most students’ think about boys, girls, prom, sports, etc. the list could go on in a teenagers head, nothing about their future or college. So when talking to an uplifting student such as Philippian about her education, it gives hope to educators, and inspires others to take their education seriously.
Philippian Chatman a 17 year old senior, who attends Aldine Senior High School, is very passionate….
Is college a necessary component to having a successful life? Is there ways to be successful or happy and not attend a school of higher education? College is put out to be this mandatory element of life, and I truly believe that it can be for some people, but certainly not for everybody. There are other opportunities other than college that give people education that do not require college education like trade or tech school, jobs that just do not require any level of degree, and also people who….
Some people say that college is not for everyone. In fact, I agree with that statement. People, especially those in high school, feel a huge amount of pressure to attend college. With that pressure, they make rash decisions. They might pick a major they do not even want to pick. If they do not attend college, they feel they will be looked down upon. They will not receive a lot of money or a good quality job. They feel they will be very unsuccessful in life. Although, that could not be farther from….
encouraged students to pursue at least one year of college after graduating high school. Our whole school system relies on previous education to get to the next. Each level of education has a purpose and that is to prepare them for the next level. After grade school comes middle school, after middle school comes high school, and after high school comes college, but what comes after college? With the previous pattern, the next level after college would be a career, but is this necessarily true? Is….