College Isn’t for Every Student But We Should Prepare Them for It Anyway

| December 18, 2017

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This quote has become chic in educator circles. After years of trying to push everybody toward college degrees, people are now coming to the conclusion that maybe everyone doesn’t need to go to college. This is the right conclusion to reach. College degrees are not necessary for many jobs and there is a market for high-skilled non-college educated labor. We all know that blue-collar factory jobs are disappearing, which drove many educators to push students to go to college. However, many people have gone to college and still find themselves unemployed or underemployed, in addition to being in thousands of dollars of debt. To me, the potential of college is still the most attractive education option but I can understand why some would choose to go another route.

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