They Say I Say

1175 words 5 pages
Higher Education Is Worth the Price Is getting a higher education worth the price? I think it is. In the book, “they say I say” the author, argues that not getting an education doesn’t necessary mean not having a good job or a good position. I disagree. I believe education is really important. You may think you have a good job in your possession or a good secure position, but later in life when a promotional opportunity arises, you’ll always fall short without the degree at your fingertips. Jobs requiring minimal or no education usually involve strenuous labor and lack the opportunities to advance. These jobs generally won’t be in the office. People with a higher education stand out in society, not just because they might necessary …show more content…
Getting a higher education isn’t as necessary for a job as it is to stand out in society. For example, since I want to be a pilot I do not need to get a college degree, just take flying courses and I’m on my way. The only other requirement is a four year degree in anything related to aviation then I can easily find a job when it’s the right time. I just need something to impress the person on the other side of table. The degree doesn’t necessary even have to be aviation related. Another friend of mine, a captain, gets paid very well and is where he exactly wants to be in life at the top of his career. The only credentials he has are the licenses required to fly an airplane and another political science degree which has nothing to do with aviation. All I need to do is impress my audience and presto, I could have the job of my dreams. Another way to obtain a good job or a good position is though the people you know and networking. A friend of mine completed the same Aviation Maintenance Technology program I did but the only difference is that he is currently works with a company who sends out satellites in to outer space while I sit in class to write an essay about his success. He got the job because through a friend who works there and his friend just put in a good word for him. He now has a great job, gets paid very well, and most importantly is happy about his job. During class when a group showed us clips


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