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60 Free Essays on Why College Is Important

  1. Is College Education Important

    Best friends since pre school Bob an John did every thing together, grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same school, and even knew the same people. Bob's parents where always pushing him to excel in his academic studies because they knew that would make his life a whole lot easier in the f

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Factors in Which Students Choose a College

    Factors that should be considered when selecting a college One of the most important decisions facing students wanting higher education is selecting a college. Selecting a college is a systematic process involving critical factors where some factors out weigh others. When making big

  5. Explain Why Cultural Diversity Is Important in a College Education

    Explain Why Cultural Diversity Is Important In A College Education I come from a small town. Hannibal, MO, the boyhood home of Mark Twain, is described its claim to fame as "a sleepy town drowsing." Most surely he has never been more accurate, for this small enchanted river town has never awake

  6. Reducing Binge Drinking in College Students

    Freshman year of college is the first year many students ever live away from their parents. With no parents to watch over them, no one to make sure they get home safe, and no education about alcohol and its consequences, many students abuse their new found freedom. Surrounded by very easily availabl

  7. Some of the Most Important Presidential Elections

    <b>1812</b><br>The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and De Witt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist.<br><br>James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined

  8. College Fees

    After this wicked week on Wall Street, candidates for Congress, the statehouse and the White House are bound to say a lot about the economy from now until Nov. 4. Here’s some advice for them: Make sure those comments include ideas for making college more affordable. Worry about how to pay

  9. College Student

    Throughout life people are faced with a variety of hurdles. How they choose to overcome these hurdles determines whether they become successful or not, it would be nice if there was an instruction manual to tell one how to be successful, how to overcome these hurdles. One of the most difficult hurdl

  10. 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.

  11. Highschool vs College

    "Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes." Johann Von Goethe wrote the previous quote. He was trying to emphasize that everything in life brings about change. Attending high school and college is a decision that brings about consistency as well as change. Even t

  12. College Fraternities

    College Fraternities A fraternity, as defined by the The American Heritage Dictionary is "a chiefly social organization of male college students, usually designated by Greek letters."(pg. 523) This definition, however, is very limited and leaves plenty of space for short sighted people to believ

  13. Working Before Entering College

    It is difficult to say, without question, that there is any one way in life. Your decisions are often great, frequently blind, and must be made unwaveringly. One of the most difficult decisions is this: Is it better to go straight to college after high school, or perhaps to delay college for a year?

  14. College Costs

    College Costs Introduction It's no secret that financing a college education is getting tougher. College costs have skyrocketed over the past decade or so, and there's no relief in sight. Average tuition at four-year colleges will increase 7 percent this school year, double the rate of inflatio

  15. A Story About College

    Leaving from home and exploring ones own dreams are a very important part of maturing. Though, the physical separation from home is for some a difficult transition to college life. What are those things one takes for granted while living at home, and attending high school? What changes does one face

  16. 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, tests, projects and working in g

  17. College Hazing

    Hazing in universities across the nation has become an increasingly dangerous ritual that is seemingly becoming more difficult to put an end to due to its development into an "underground" activity. Though a regular activity in the seventies, hazing, a possible dangerous act of initiation to a grou

  18. College Life

    When I came to Reinhardt College, I had to meet new people. I had to meet new teachers, coaches, and students. One coach who stood out to me is coach Jonathan Lenarz. He is the Reinhardt soccer coach and teaches Reinahardt Orientation and Wellness. There are many things that I can say

  19. Sat Scores for College Placement

    Why are one third of our country's universities using the SAT or Scholastic Assessment Test to determine student placement in their classes' freshman year? The new addition to the SAT that consists of a timed twenty-five minute essay is an inadequate way to determine the initial placement of fresh

  20. College Professors

    Well Rounded Education The first day of class for a college student is like drawing cards in a poker game. Just as the cards that one receives determines their outcome in poker, the types of professors a student gets on the first day will determine the success of their year. The difference bet

  21. College, a Waste of Time

    In her article "College Is a Waste of Time and Money", Caroline Bird attempts to pursued her readers that colleges are overflowing with students who don't belong there. Her article first appeared in Psychology Today (May 1975). Since this material is outdated, I find it hard to believe that most o

  22. Does College Help

    College or technical schools are supposed to be the gateway to higher paying careers, but most are not all that they are cracked up to be. The standards and goals that society wants met are continually not being met by the students today. Also, many higher learning facilities lack the funds to provi

  23. Should There Be Compulsory College Classes

    Open your eyes, clean out your ears, sit down and listen, straighten your back, keep your head forward and be ready to have an open mind? Having an open mind is a good quality to have while experiencing different situations that you may encounter. People have many different opinions and ideas which

  24. How Do You Feel About the Idea That There Are More Important Things in Life Than Money?

    How do you feel about the idea that there are more important things in life than money? I agree with this statement, because when you have money you do not usually have peaceful life. Everyone around you pretends that they like you only because of the position in which you are. More important in

  25. 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

  26. Important Achievements of the Ccp in the 195s

    Mao Zedong achieved a great deal during his time in power in 20th century China, whether he achieved this in a way that is perceived (especially by Westerners) as beneficial to his people is a key source of debate – many academics, Western and Chinese alike have endeavoured to pursue this notion. T

  27. Appropriate Characteristics in the Us College

    Independence Independence is one of the most important things in the challenge characteristic that international students should know of when they are planning to attend a U.S college. Independence which is known as a good and necessary personality in American life impregnate in their thinki

  28. Time for Reform? Considering the Failures of the Electoral College

    Time For Reform? Considering The Failures of The Electoral College Description: This paper discusses the many shortcomings of the Electoral College, and posits possible alternative electoral processes which likely be more democratic. Time for Reform? Considering the failures of the Electoral Colle

  29. College 2

    I am studying at the college of Staten Island for an undergraduate computer science degree. Combined with my microcomputer applications diploma from St. Catherine's Business College in Ontario, this will qualify me for work in the business world. I am skilled in computer applications, programming

  30. 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