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. 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...

  3. The Big question, College or not?

    Tyler Gimblin Pr. Zachary O’Neill English 1A Jun. 18, 2014 The Big Question, College or Not? The big question for students and parents today would be, are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission? The excerpt, “Are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission,” by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus is to evaluate...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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...

  41. Annotated Bibliography College Tuition

    English Comp 82813 November 7 2014 Annotated Bibliography: College Tuition Ayres, Ian. "Why California's Tuition Hike Might Be a Good Thing." Freakonomics RSS. Freakonomics, 23 Nov. 2009. Web. 07 Nov. 2014. According to this article the gap in college has become larger as of late because of students financial...

  42. 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...

  43. 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...

  44. 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...

  45. 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...

  46. 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...

  47. 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...

  48. 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...

  49. College Enhancements

     College Enhancements College is the most important part of a young person’s life. It determines the path a person makes and follows throughout their career. This is stressed in the poem written by Martín Espada “Why I went to College” which emphasizes the importance of college for both the parents...

  50. 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...

  51. 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...

  52. 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...

  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. 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...

  56. 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...

  57. 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'...

  58. 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...

  59. 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...

  60. 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...