Free Essays on Reasons Why Students Attend College

  1. Should Cell Phones Be Allowed In College Classrooms?

    Cell Phones Be Allowed In College Classrooms? I think cell phones shouldn’t be allowed in college classrooms. Nowadays, parents buy a cell phone for their teenager, in order to contact them more conveniently. But a lot of students bring their cell phone to the college, during class. If cell phone...

  2. College

    the 238 most selective colleges, compared with 78 percent of students from the top quarter (Markell). Certainly, these numbers show that students that come from low income families aren’t getting the opportunities that they deserve. With college costs going nowhere but up, students from low-income families...

  3. Highschool students are not prepared for the realities of college

    Sydney Cargill English 101 SIN 3 Dr. Wells 4/28/14 The Reality of College America’s educational standards have changed greatly throughout the last couple of years. In the 1980’s only half of all high school graduates attended college. The other half ventured into successful careers with only a high school...

  4. College Expense

     Ignorance: The One Thing More Expensive Than College Although a good education for all Americans is essential for individual success and national economy, the truth is it has become increasingly expensive and doesn’t even guarantee a job after graduation. What exactly qualifies as a “good...

  5. Free College for All

     Free College for All Amber Bennie comm215 January 12, 2015 University of Phoenix Free College for All Who in their right mind wouldn’t want to go to college for free? President Obama is proposing a plan for two free years of community college for anyone and everyone. This plan quite possibly could...

  6. Challenges of Part Time Student

    to thank the staff and students at the following institutions for their help and support with the research: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Anglia Ruskin University Beths Grammar School Birkbeck, University of London Bournemouth University BPP University College of Professional Studies...

  7. Student

    nation to deviate from its course in history. Because of this fear, ignorance will take place. The organization as a whole must be educated because our student populations and workforce diversity will not go away, but it will increase more each year. Companies that strive to have the most productive employees...

  8. Strategy For College Success

     My Strategy for College Success Introduction In this essay I will discuss my strategy for college success. I will first start with the reasons why I decided to attend college. I will then move into what hope to get out of going to school, you know, my ...

  9. Reasons for Quiting College

    Reasons Why Students Quit College One of the causes for what student quit college, is the stress, which takes place from the beginning to the end of college. There are three kinds of stress: academic stress, financial issues and personal life. Academic, has to be with classes such as: homework's...

  10. Student Survival Guide - 16

    Student Survival Guide Deciding to continue education is the most important decisions that one can ever make. Attending school full-time online or in person requires a lot of time and effort. It will not be easy. In order to be successful and excel in college one must be willing to put in extra time...

  11. Reasons for Attending College

    Attending College When I wasn’t in a secure job, I decided to attend college. I wasn’t going anywhere in life without a degree. Life is tough and school is tough, they’re two peas in a pod. Hopefully by attending college I will be able to provide for my family. I want them to have a fulfilled life...

  12. Why Join Westminster College

    Westminster College Office of Admissions 1840 South 1300 East Salt Lake City, Utah 84105 Personal Statement/Essay Questions by program Question 1: Why are you pursuing a graduate degree at this time in your life? Why is Westminster College’s Gore School of Business graduate program your...

  13. Why Persue an Mba

    WHY AN MBA Why Pursue an MBA Degree Claudette Wooten University of Phoenix, Little Rock Why Pursue an MBA Degree I had worked for three different trucking companies that had each been bought out by larger companies. Each time a buyout occurred I lost my employment. The buying company...

  14. The High Dropout Rate for College Students

    causes why most college students were and are still unable to graduate and they just give up and dropout. That is because when starting school they don’t prepare themselves for these things so when they come along the most inconsiderable thing for them to do is give up. The cause of students dropping...

  15. Does College Shape Your Future?

    Does College Shape Your Future? College helps people get to the place where they need to go, the future. The only holdback for low income families is that it is one of the hardest times financially, meaning that the cost of college is still rising and its sometimes more than a parent can make in a...

  16. High School vs College

    The Mindset of College vs. High School One of the most common misconceptions of the transition from high school to college is the thought of them being the same experience. But little do High School students know that College is massively different in a multitude of ways including cost, attendance...

  17. Non Traditional Students

    Education It is taking longer for some students to complete degree programs. The average time frame to complete an associate’s degree is two years and four years for a bachelor’s degree. There are various causes for the extended amount of time for students to reach the finishing point of their selected...

  18. Paying College Athletes

    Paying College Athletes For years there has been a debate whether or not college athletes should or should not be paid. Life in college is hard, busy, and stressful, reason why there must be a way to make any college student feel better. College athletes, for example, have one of the busiest four...

  19. Student

    I am a student at Lighthouse, and I created a ten question survey to interview students and teachers on three different criteria. The criteria I used in the survey were as follows: priority, safety, and opportunity. I chose priority because it is important that ILCS put education of students above all...

  20. Is College Worth It?

    Teacher/Instructor Class, Period Date Is College Worth It? Even though sometimes an individual is left in high debt that takes years to pay, college is worth attending because it will bring them a higher income and a brighter future. After reading “Is College Worth It? Clearly New Data Say”, by...

  21. Why Do We Have College

    Views on College Education One could think of multiple reasons as to why they need a college education. Louis Menand introduces three theories that concern today’s college education in the article “Live and Learn: Why we need college”, found in The New Yorker. As a former Ivy League professor, Menand...

  22. Is College for Everyone

    How Society Limits Our Student’s Futures In today’s society, students are constantly being pushed to work towards a higher education. President Obama recently encouraged students to pursue at least one year of college after graduating high school. Our whole school system relies on previous...

  23. Cheating on College Examinations

    Cheating on College Exams Introduction Any form of cheating is a form of dishonesty. It is an act of accomplishing something in an unethical behavior. Cheating is used in any kinds of exams, especially college exams. Does it really happen? Sure it does. We argue that many college students cheat during...

  24. failing college students

    Failing College Students Many college students fail college courses for different reasons. Some students do not understand how much work it takes to pass college courses. They or their family members may think it is a waste of time and money or even their parents may make them go to college. Students...

  25. Suicide in Medical Students

    OVERVIEW Death has always been a universal topic of discussion. Death in medical students due to suicide has just recently surfaced as a major problem within the last year. The relationship between medical students and the fact they are committing suicide stems from the effect of stress. The critical...

  26. Illegal Imigrants Should Be Allowed to Attend Public Universities

    will graduate from various schools around the country. Many will continue their education at college; others will join the armed forces or take another path in life. However, a group of about 65,000 students will be unable to continue on their paths due to their status as illegal immigrants (Dream)....

  27. Colleges

    4/3/14 Colleges use FAFSA information to reject students and potentially lower financial aid packages | Inside Higher Ed (http://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/aclk? sa=L&ai=CnjTRpWo9U83hH8z6lwfG44DICeK3tegEAAAQASAAUOG_uYYEYMmu6oq0pNgPggEXY2EtcHViLTM4NDE2MjcyOTQyNzA1NDD BDasGWatpG3BIAzCi9X1FatB...

  28. Tne Unnecessary College

    The “Unnecessary” College All of students’ lives they are told to keep their grades up so they can go to college. Teachers emphasize how college will provide an education that will make them successful. What about the other options? Is college the only answer for success? America emphasizes the importance...

  29. Reason People Attend College or University

     Why do you think people attend college or university? Use specific reasons & examples People attend college or University to become skilled or educated person. College/ university is a platform where we can learn anything effectively such as we can improve our knowledge, we can know about different...

  30. cafeteria food in college

    Nutrition, and Cafeteria Hours of Operation in College. A survey done by students of English 102 at Delgado community college found that 62% of student eat food off campus, and 64% of students are not satisfied with current food options on campus. Food plays a vital...

  31. College for Underprivileged Students

    Underprivileged students who could not afford to go to college, but are talented enough, at least stand a chance at going to on an athletic scholarship. With a lot of good athletes coming out of low income areas they need to know they also have an option to go to school. The only problem with this is...

  32. Suicide in Medical Students

    Suicide in Medical Students Medical students have always had the dream of becoming a doctor – finishing school, driving a Mercedes-Benz, wearing the white jacket with a stethoscope around one’s neck. This is how society pictures these medical students after they finish medical school. However, the...

  33. Why you should go to a community college

    into community colleges has increased dramatically through the years. Numerous students are choosing to attend community college for the first two years rather than a four-year university. As tuition inflates each year, student enrollment is starting to decrease. “According to the College Board, in 2011-2012...

  34. Why Do People Attend College or University?

    WHY DO PEOPLE ATTEND COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY? People of today find it essential to have a university education. Main reasons of this need, differ from one another. The most common ones can be listed as follows; 1-People want to have the furthest education to cope with the rapid growth in science. 2-They...

  35. Saying No to College

    111 September 12, 2013 The debate in the article Saying No to College is if college is necessary or not. The topic is based on still succeeding without going to college. There are several points or reasons why not going to college is a better choice. The arguments being made is that education is...

  36. College

    though going away for college right after high school is such a great opportunity, I personally feel that staying close to home for two years is much better than going away right after high school. By staying close to home, you will be more comfortable and get used to being in college. Also, staying close...

  37. Why I Want to Go to College? - Essay

    decision to enroll in college has been a long one. I look back now and remember being a sophomore and wondering why people were worrying so much about college when they still had two whole years to make a decision. When it came to my senior year I realized I had no money for college, no scholarships, nothing...

  38. Should College Students Study Humaniores

    Being a college student is a lot of people’s dream, and colleges as the highest educational level are very important for every college student. However, there are several questions always confuse many students, such as what does students study for in colleges or why does students should study some courses...

  39. why college athletes should be paid

    Why Should Scholarship Athletes Be Paid? Recently in the news, there was a report on the five University of Kentucky basketball players that decided to enter the NBA draft after only their freshmen season. Sure, they were told of the millions of dollars they could make in professional sports, but...

  40. Why is going to college important?

    1A 10/16/14 Why is going to college so important? Going to college has become a huge part of the modern society, it has become a part of our daily routines and especially, ourselves. l It is important that people start setting their goals for education, early. Although the colleges and universities...

  41. Should student athletes get paid?

    Unknown Professor Bennett English 207 October 23, 2015 Should Student athletes get paid? Being a student-athlete is very beneficial not only to the athlete but also for the school they attend. Sporting events make incredibly high amounts of income throughout the year. In the year 2008, the University...

  42. college athletes should get paid

    Over the past few decades, college athletics have gained immense popularity across the United States. Whether it be football, basketball, or hockey, ever since the turn of the century, intercollegiate sports have brought in a surplus of revenue to their respective Universities, as well as increasing...

  43. Students Fail College

    Why students fail or drop out of college In my opinion, there are four years for a college student to graduate just after completing four years of high school. Most students wouldn't go through with going to college and some do. There are several reasons as to why a student may fail or just drop...

  44. Attendace in College Shold Be Optanial

    Optional to University Students? Summary: The mandatory attendance policy imposed by colleges and universities is useless and burdensome. The policy does not enhance students' school performance as expected; it discourages independent thinking; it impedes on the ability of students who must pursue "distant...

  45. College paper

    Dylan Guyer Mrs. Heimes Adv. Comp December 15, 2012 College Paper There was a time when a college education was absolutely necessary if you wanted to hold a job that made a good amount of money and to be considered to have a “good” job. But is that still the case? It’s hard to say with the tuition...

  46. Why I Chose to Get My Mba

    {text:bookmark-start} {text:bookmark-end} Why I Chose To Get My MBA The purpose of this paper is to construct and support and argument on why I decided to pursue my MBA. My argument will be based the aspects that lead me to get my MBA. I will also discuss my results from the “Jungian 16 '' Type Personality...

  47. College Comparison Paper

    My first choice college is The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music provides professional business and artistic training toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree for aspiring creative entrepreneurs in the music industry...

  48. Decision to Join College

    being right out of high school. I did four years at Fort Stewart. I was single and had no cares in the world. I always thought I would attend college after I did my four years of military. During the fourth year though I meet a girl that I fell in love with. I asked this girl to marry me...

  49. Why I Chose Baker

    Lawrence Rice English – 091 Leslie McGuire October 22, 2008 104-644488 Essay 1 Why I Chose Baker College In the past I got confused, quit school and never looked back. I did this not even knowing why I was confused. Baker has a program called the Counseling and Academic Planning. They have Academic...

  50. Are You an Aspirant to a Student?

    Aspirant to a Student? Each student has a definite way of conducting his education. Everyone studies for a definite reason in order to achieve different goals. There is always a personal purpose under the act of studying. However, I cannot model the behavior and characteristics of the ideal student. As an...

  51. College Athletes

    (Jessop.2014) In the one year removed from high school, the athlete can choose to attend college and declare if he or she would be eligible to be drafted after that year. There are many benefits for athletes to graduate from college before starting his or her career in a professional sport, but that decision...

  52. College is what you make of it

    face of rising tuition costs, choosing to attend college has come into the limelight. In her essay, “The Case Against College”, Caroline Bird argues that college is not for everyone because interviews show that most college students are getting nothing from college. If her point is to be believed, we would...

  53. Avoiding Rough College Competition by Avoiding Rough Ivy Leagues

    Avoid Rough College Competition by Avoiding Rough Ivy Leagues The application process of college was rather easygoing for the Baby Boom generation, born after World War II. The baby boomers who sought to attend a four-year college usually planned to go to a school within their state; many considered...

  54. Baby Boomers in College

    Colleges nation wide have been reporting strong surges in enrollment largely due to baby boomers returning to school. Baby boomers are Americans born between 1946 and 1964. Soldiers returning from WWII caused a rise in the birth rate of the United States, creating a "boom" which is where...

  55. Factors That Encourage and Discourage College Students of USLS-Bacolod City Living in Dormitories and Boarding House

     Factors That Encourage and Discourage College Students of USLS-Bacolod City Living in Dormitories and Boarding House Academic Year 2014-2015 A Research Paper Presented To The Language Department College of Arts and Sciences In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Course English...

  56. Is College Really Worth It?

    Is College Really Worth It? By: Crystal Dailey September 8, 2008 Professor Slover Composition 1 South University Several students reach that special day in their life when they begin deciding on college. That day ranges from the beginning of eighth grade year down to even the last minute of graduation...

  57. the primary mission of colleges should be preparing students for the workforce

    mission of universities should be preparing students for the workforce. many students are concerned about studying of university, because of universities are concentrated mainly the theoretical academic topics. Higher education is intended to boost the students’ mind to adopt the working environment through...

  58. College Comparison

    College Comparison My true dream job is to be a child psychologist beacause I want to help children with their problems but mainly because I want to be the person that wasnt there for me when my Dad died. It is a necessity for me to get a PSY. D, the highest degree you can get for psychology. Two...

  59. College Life

    English 1020 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...

  60. Three Reasons Why College Students Fail

    THREE REASONS WHY CLINTON JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS FAIL In partial fulfillment of the required competencies for English grammar 101 By Jasmine Hargrove Mrs. Moore Monday/Wednesday December 1 2008 Three reasons Clinton junior college students fail Thesis: This report will discuss...