Free Essays on Why Attend College

  1. cafeteria food in college

    Cafeteria/food: 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...

  2. College

    income went to one of 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...

  3. Illegal Imigrants Should Be Allowed to Attend Public Universities

    spring, approximately 2.8 million high school seniors 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...

  4. College Savings

    Why is it important to go to college? I believe the answer is crystal clear. Attending college provides me with an opportunity for a better future. The economy now is not the same as it was in the past. Those who graduate high school are finding it extremely difficult to obtain high-paying jobs. The...

  5. Attend College

    The Decision to Attend College When making decisions that could possibly change your life, a lot of thoughts are processed through your mind. When making the call to attend college you may ask yourself many questions. These questions may include why you are attending college, what do you hope to gain...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. College Research

    Choosing a college is one of the biggest decisions a person will make in his or her life. It will mold the future for the individual and open numerous windows of opportunity for careers. Being such a huge decision it requires a lot of thought and research. Many questions need to be asked in order to...

  10. A College Education Does Not Ensure a Secure Future

    best interest of the child to stress the importance of a degree and some students are eager to attend college while others feel overwhelmed by the pressure of obtaining a higher education. Earning a college degree is not the only way to obtain a secure financial future or happiness. It is slowly becoming...

  11. 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...

  12. Online College vs. Traditional College

    Online College vs. Traditional College I have both taken classes online and on campus. They are completely different atmospheres, but they also have things in common and I feel that you can gain a quality education from either source. When I first graduated high school I attended Westfield...

  13. What is so important about a College Education?

    is so important about a College Education? Why is it so great to attend college? Depending on one’s point of view college may be insignificant or very rewarding in life. Realistically is there any significance to waking up before the roosters have began to crow just to attend some mind-numbing class...

  14. Community College- Free or Not Free?

    Community College- Free or Not Free? Life is full of obstacles which starts out on an easy level but only becomes harder the further on down. Because of the obstacle turning meticulous, people eventually crave to attend college to pursue an education; young adult, middle...

  15. Does College Still Matter

     College Still Matters In today’s world going to college has become part of the “norm,” and as a junior and senior in high school nearly every adult urges kids that going to college is necessary. It does not matter if you want to go to college or not, many people have the perception that you will...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Highschool vs College

    goals was to attend college and do very well so I could become a wonderful teacher. I plan on doing everything I have to do while I’m at Kingsborough Community College. While I’m here at Kingsborough Community College I want to obtain a great GPA so I could transfer to St. Josephs College. I’m very committed...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. The leap from high school to college

    school to college is a large one. Many students enter post-secondary education expecting the experience to be the same as the one they had while at secondary school. These students are wrong to make this assumption, and they very quickly realize just how different college is. College costs more...

  23. Attendace in College Shold Be Optanial

    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 learning" outside the college campus; it impinges on students'...

  24. 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...

  25. High School V. College

    High School v. College The transition from High School to College, while pleasurable and exciting, can also be very challenging. High School and College are both educational grounds for a student to receive the knowledge they will need later on. Both places are full of experiences and filled with...

  26. WHY ATTEND COLLEGE

     WHY ATTEND COLLEGE? GREGORY MOYER COLL100 WENDY HILBERT OCT 26, 2014 Getting a college degree is something very important a person can do in their lives. But sometimes in our lives we may wait and attend college later in life. But whenever you do decide to attend college, it is very important...

  27. Outline College Paper

    College Can Be Worth It Attending college is worth the time and money for some people and vice versa for others. In order to debate about how attending a college is worth it or not one would has to understand proven statistics in college graduates and those who chose not to attend a higher institution...

  28. The Easiest Way to Resolve the Conflict of Students Saying That College Is Too Expensive

    La Terra Roberts Composition 2 Bethany May April 19, 2013 Could the issue of college tuition being too expensive be resolved? How? The price of college tuition being too high is a very hard solution to solve. But, I believe if everyone came to life and used their senses then maybe the problem could...

  29. college essays

    Sample College Essay #1 I never imagined that by swimming, a Vision Center in India would be built. And I certainly never thought so many people could be cured of blindness there. For the past twelve years of my life, my passion has been competitive swimming. Mile after mile I train almost every single...

  30. Why I Came to College - title

    Why I Came To College Everyone has their own special story, and past events usually lay the foundation for their future. But I’m just your regular, average college senior, who has to deal with the hardships of teenage life, but my story though, is one that should be rivaled for many years...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. Online or Traditional College

    Traditional College Tracy Ware English 121 Victoria Schmidt December 1, 2008 Online or Traditional 2 College whether is be online or traditional, you will be getting the same quality of education no matter what the choice that you make. As I was contemplating of if I wanted to attend college I was faced...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. High School and College

    School and College Going to high school is different than attending college. High School is mandatory and usually free. Where as college is voluntary and expensive. Students do not have to pay before attending high school, but they have to pay a tuition to attend college. Choosing to attend college...

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

    the process of studying is crucial for the students- a something beyond academic lectures. When students prosper their colleges also prosper in return. In tough economic times, college students need all the help they can get in developing a skill set that makes them marketable to the employers as in case...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. Why I Decided to Pursue My Masters

    Running head: Why I Decided to Pursue My Graduate Degree Why I Decided to Pursue My Graduate Degree University of Phoenix Why I Decided to Pursue My Graduate Degree I received my bachelors in May of 2003. I knew that I wanted to continue with my education because I would have a better...

  41. 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...

  42. My First College Experience

    University of New Hampshire was the first college that I had ever visited. I graduated in the year of 2007 and due to my grades I felt I would never attend a college in my lifetime. The experience I gained from my visit at UNH, changed my mind into wanting to attend college, a year afterward. It all started...

  43. 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...

  44. 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...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. Value of a College Education

    Value of a College Education 2 Value of a College Education In today's society, the value of an education has taken on a whole new meaning. There have been many studies done on the subject and in each such study, the good far outweigh the bad...

  51. 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...

  52. The Importance of Higher Education Through Community College

    ENG111-6BN 13 Sep. 2013 Informative Synthesis (Draft #1) THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Why is higher education important you may ask through community colleges? There are many benefits to life that come with the achievement of higher education. Furthering your education...

  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. 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...

  56. 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...

  57. Thesis Proposal: Class Scheduling System for Centro Escolar University - Malolos College of Management and Technology

    Introduction It is important for college students to have a well-managed and organized class schedule. As much as possible, they avoid having long breaks in between classes or squeezing in almost all of their classes in three to four days. This is true for colleges and universities that allow their...

  58. Is College for Everyone

    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 education to get to the next. Each level of education has a purpose and that...

  59. Education: High School vs. College

    School vs. College (Final Draft) “The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.” (Robert M. Hutchins) To achieve a good education, one should attend both high school and college. There are a lot in common between high school and colleges, but after...

  60. Choosing the Right College

    9/17/14 Choosing the Right College The first thing to remember, when choosing the right college is that you need to pick a school that fits you, don’t try to be compatible with the school. There are many different things to consider when you start to look for colleges. Some factors that will play...