de we need a college degree
I think a college education is worth it. Claim A more jobs require a college degree.
Claim B college graduates have more and better employment opportunities. Claim C young adults learn interpersonal skills in college. During the recession between Dec. 2007 and Jan. 2010, jobs requiring college degrees grew by 187,000, while jobs requiring some college or an associate’s degree fell by 1.75 million and jobs requiring a high school degree or less fell by 5.
6 million.Based on economy and job projections calculated by Georgetown University, in 2018, approximately 63% of jobs will require some college education or a degree. College graduates have more and better employment opportunities.In Apr. 2013, the unemployment rate for college graduates aged 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree was 3.6%, compared to 5.
0% for associate’s degree holders, 7.5% for high school graduates, and 11.4% for high school drop-outs. College graduates are more likely to receive on-the-job formal (22.9%) or informal (17.
2%) training, more access to technology, greater autonomy, and ability to enhance skills compared to high school graduates. 58% of college graduates and people with some college or associate’s degrees reported being “very satisfied” with their jobs compared to 50% of high school graduates and 40% of people without a high school diploma. Young adult learn interpersonal skills in college.Students have the opportunity to interact with other students and faculty, to join student organizations and clubs, and to take part in discussions and debates. According to Arthur Chickering’s “Seven Vectors” student development theory, “developing mature interpersonal relationships” is one of the seven stages students progress through as they attend college.
Students ranked “interpersonal skills” as the most important skill used in their daily lives in a 1994 survey of 11,000 college students.Vivek Wadhwa, MBA, technology entrepreneur and scholar, states, “American children party [in college]. But you know something, by partying, they learn social skills. They learn how to interact with each other…They develop skills which make them innovative. Americans are the most innovative people in the world because of the education system. Student loan debt often forces college graduates to live with their parents and delay marriage, financial independence, and other adult milestones.
Many college graduates are employed in jobs that do not require college degrees. Many recent college graduates are un- or underemployed.none of these statement are true. i believe that a college degree is important and we do need it.Student loan debt often forces college graduates to live with their parents and delay marriage, financial independence, and other adult milestones.
Many college graduates are employed in jobs that do not require college degrees.Many recent college graduates are un- or underemployed.