Education Is Becoming A Requisite For More And More Jobs Essay

772 Words Jul 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Today there are more opportunities than ever for higher education for every person in this country. It can’t be any different considering the time we live in where everything has evolved and so many things have changed and improved. College education is becoming a requisite for more and more jobs. With such necessity and opportunities it’s expected for people to valuate higher education more. This is not always the case. A lot of people fail to claim education because of the society they’ve grown in. The “millennials,” people born in the last two decades of the 20th century, are failing to reflect Rich’s model for a good education. Many contemporary American college students take their educations for granted, they still believe they “receive” an education rather than “claiming” one. These people have the mentality that because many things were handed to them without having to work for it that the same will happen with education. It’s a belief developed because of the wonderful things this country has to offer to its citizens and it’s a belief that leads many students to believe they will be fine without a college degree. America offers endless benefits and help to unemployed people or people who are considered to live in poverty in the world’s richest country. Students know this, they know if the college life just doesn’t “work” for them nothing bad will happen. The thought of not having to strive to complete a successful education demotivates people from declaring…

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