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60 Free Essays on Why Attend College

  1. Why Should I Attend College

    Why I Wish to Attend College I have always been the type of person who has a tremendous amount of desire to achieve. I want to be somebody. I want to make a difference in my community. As a result I set four major goals for myself during my junior year in high school. The first of these goals is

  2. Argumentative Essay About College

    Dear Ben,<br><br>Hey Ben! I was talking with Sean yesterday when he told me the news, you're planning to delay college. This came as a shock to me when I heard it. By not attending college, you may get a year's rest and a chance to think your decisions through, but if you ever do decide to attend co

  3. College

    The Importance of a College Education Johnny is a fifth grade student who is almost ready to graduate and move on to the sixth grade. Johnny however, can not multiply or divide. He cannot spell or read. Johnny fell behind in the third grade. His teacher overlooked his failure and promoted h

  4. The Importance of a College Education

    The Importance of a College Education You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give" (Winston Churchill, circa 1940) Learning the importance of getting a good college education did not come to me until I was 31 years old. Many of my friends, and colleagues and I were

  5. College

    Being able to continue my education is one of the greatest privileges I have today. I come from a society where very few people can attend college. I once thought that school was impossible for me due to my family financial situation. Due to this, now that I have the opportunity to further deve

  6. The Value of a College Education

    The Value of a College Education GEN 300 Skills for Professional Development November 5, 2005 The Value of a College Education In the game of chess, points are given to each individual piece to help identify its value to the player in assisting his goal to capture the opposing king. The pawn

  7. Decision to Join College

    I joined the military at the age of 18 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

  8. Case Report

    Research Paper Prep Topic Title IX Thesis Title IX has not only helped universities across America become more understanding to women’s rights, it has also helped young women gain scholarships to attend college, and helped them to compete, not only in athletics, but also at life.

  9. Historical Interpretation of Tom Sawyer

    Historical Interpretation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain has remained a literary classic for over one hundred years. First regarded as a book for boys, the work has proven itself across many genres of literature. The many adventures and attitudes

  10. How to Succeed in College

    College 101 has been a very informative class. It has taught me a lot about college and the changes you have to make while attending college. I learned a lot about certain programs that the school offers, I knew nothing about these programs before I took this class and I probably never would have

  11. College Essay

    ƒ´ƒÕƒÖƒÙƒÞƒÙƒäƒÙƒßƒÞƒnƒßƒÖƒnƒ½ƒéƒãƒÕƒÜƒÖ The definition I would place upon myself would consist of what I look like on the outside and what I feel and believe on the inside. In my opinion they way you look and how you dress and present yourself is hyped up a

  12. My First College Experience

    The 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.

  13. College Life

    "My College Experiences" College was always my main goal throughout my whole entire education life school was not for me but I managed to make it to college. I graduated from a Catholic High School with all boys who have already mentally allowed me to focus on other issues and concentrations of f

  14. Importance of a College Education

    Importance of a College Education College is a scary word to both students and parents. Students are plagued with worries such as is college the right place for me and what do I want to do with the rest of my life. Parents' chief concern is finances. It is common knowledge that a college education

  15. Picking a College

    Picking A College Picking the right college is an important step in contributing to the outcome of a person's life. But finding the right college to suit the needs and desires of a young individual poses a difficult task. Much time and effort must be spent on deciding which college to attend.

  16. 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 g

  17. Making College Tuition Cheaper

    Making College Tuition Cheaper I believe that college tuition should be cheaper for everyone no matter what economic level your family is in. College tuition should be very affordable for everyone, so everyone has a chance to get an education without being in debt. There are kids and adults a

  18. Why College Is Important

    College Education is most important because its knowledge that can never be taken away from you and you will always have your college education to fall back on. First of all, the value of a college education can be taken in all different kinds of aspects. When enrolling in school I look at it like t

  19. College Pay for Play

    There have been ongoing arguments over the past decade of whether or not college athletes should be paid to play. Many argue that they do not have time to get real jobs because the requirements for the sport that they participate in are far too demanding. Others cite that these athletes are provid

  20. Education: Opportunity or Unobtainable

    Long had the education been a topic of discussion especially in the United States. Every year more and more employment positions are requiring a higher level of education. There is a large debate on whether or not education allows individuals to move from their lower status in society to a higher st

  21. What Does True Patriotism Mean to You

    The definition of Patriotism is the love of and devotion to one's own country. I started this essay with my view on patriotism decided. While writing this essay, my mind and heart has been enriched with understanding of what Patriotism means. This enrichment came from interviewing people that hav

  22. 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

  23. Progressivism Letter

    Dear Congressman, Lately, many heated debates have been going on regarding the issue of equal rights. Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, men have had more rights than women in some way, shape, or form. Today, many people long for equal rights, while some people still

  24. Learning and Earning: Working in College

    LEARNING AND EARNING: WORKING IN COLLEGE JONATHAN M. ORSZAG PETER R. ORSZAG DIANE M. WHITMORE C OMMISSIONED BY UPROMISE, INC. AUGUST 2001 1 Executive Summary • Students are increasingly likely to work while in college. Since 1984, the fraction of college students aged 16 to 24 who also w

  25. The Value of a College Education

    The Value/Purpose of a College Education Dear Waldo, In reply to your letter, which I have just received, I would first like to wish you with the best of luck in your upcoming highschool graduation. As graduation is nearing have you given any thought to your future? From your pictures and pre

  26. College Survival Guide

    College Survival Guide Ahhh!!! College… freedom, parties, sex, and no responsibilities. You've finally escaped from your prison like high school and your oppressive- controlling parents. College will be the best time of your life. Ok, now back to reality. College can be all these things, ju

  27. Reasons for College

    A college education and degree can open up many doors in a person's life and career choices. In a person's life there are many important factors, a college degree is one of them. There are many reasons why a person should attend college. College is a big learning experience for a perso

  28. Higher Education: How Early Is Too Early?

    How Early is Too Early for Higher Education? High school is an experience. Friday night football games, homecoming dances, and the prom are all experiences that most students are a part of in the education system today. Many students are opting otherwise and missing these once in a lifetime oppo

  29. College Student Loans Skyrocket

    If you're counting on government student loans to get you through college or graduate school, count on paying them back. The Education Department has become one of the toughest debt collectors around. Over the past decade, the agency has steadily expanded its arsenal for dealing with former students

  30. Alcohol on College Campus

    A growing number of students on college campuses are taking their life in their own hands each time they consume large quantities of alcohol in a short period of time. This popular method of drinking, called binge drinking, is a social stigma passed down from past generations. Students consider bin