Benefits of Attending College

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The importance of attending college

Time after time you hear about going to college; whether at work, family, friends, and even when you are in high school you might have been repeatedly told of how it can benefit you in the long run in regards to your future. They say a good education can take you far in life. Students in high school may still question the importance of a college education. In the world of today people find themselves asking, “Why is it important to go to college?” An important aspect of succeeding in today’s world is getting a better education, and it’s much more than just a degree - in college you also learn how to better prepare for assignments, perhaps one of the most important things you can get out of attending
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College education is believed to lead to better social networking. Generally, college is not only a time when we study hard but also enjoy as much. Most of us never forget our college days or the fun we had with friends. In fact, some of our best buddies are those that we met in college. College is a time when we connect with several people because of our need to improve communication skills, because of the extra-curricular activities, and because of our need to establish contacts to pursue our dream careers. All this leads to a large network of friends and acquaintances that really help us when we get into the real world to search for a job and establish a career.

Further education can fulfill ones need to learn and achieve the knowledge about the things that interest them the most. Also, it will supply the feeling to be more comfortable with future situations, and gives the knowledge and confidence to work under demanding pressures of everyday life. College allows young adults to study a variety of topics to determine what areas interest them most. This can allow college students to pick a career path and typically find internships and other valuable resources to get a leg up on those without a college degree. Charles Murray states that “The Core disciplines taught at a true college level are tough, requiring high levels of linguistic and logical-mathematical ability” (96). For most adults, vocabulary acquisition plateaus after they leave


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