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Is it necessary to go to college

I know, I know this question has been asked a million times but it surely never grows old.
Seing as the world continually provides us with specimen of people who barely have a shred of education but are living larger than holders of multiple PhD's I.e scholars.
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg just to name a few of the multiple multi-billionaires who just smelt college only to end up quiting to pursue their dreams.
Look at the Kardashians, black chyna and many more purely uninteresting. Unintelectual people.i mean they literally add no value to our existence but are doing very well for themselves.
So my good friends does this put a rest to the age old statement. That education is the key to.....everything!!!

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marivic

Wealth is associated with success and one of the channels to success is going to college. You know... getting a diploma, having certification, passing the board exam, getting a license more over, being a master of the course or getting a doctoral degree. it is all described to us, as a well-rounded education. Finishing college entails a lot of determination and discipline. If people are passionate about teaching, imparting their knowledge, how could they be accepted to teach in school, without eligibility? So they ought to get to college and getting what is needed to pursue their passion. Even philosophers have their mentors that have gone through well-known mentors as well.

Fortunes are not always equal with success. Many successful people did not make them a lot of fortunes but they have achieved what they want. Albert Einstein may have spent more time and money with his theory, though his Nobel Prize made him money to be able to buy a property for his family. But the thing is, his study was profound enough that it became the basis of knowledge.

Mark Zuckerberg said in his speech, not choosing Harvard was the most difficult decision he made. He did not even predicted the success in the beginning all he has was the drive to push what his mind came about...The Facebook.

Going the other way to success and not going to college is matter of choice. If you could come with a unique bright mind that is worth buying and that the world will cling to it, the success is yours, fortunes follow.




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galegatling

Really depends on the person. Whatever he wants in his/her life, they should pursue it, and sometimes, that is through education. Most people don't like to go to college because they lots of money or inherited some heirlooms that could make them rich, or for whatever reason that they have. It's their own choice and we can't do anything about it.




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DarthHazard

I 100% agree with you. There are certain people out there that want to go to college so that it makes it easier to find a job when they leave. But others will want to go straight into work and work upwards or even start their own business. It all depends on the person and how hard they work. You can not go to college but work hard and become successful. Going to college doesn't guarantee success at all.




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fishmonk

I do think it depends on the opportunities. I have known quite a number of successful people who have not gotten a college degree. They had opportunities or started working early. Sometimes, experience does substitute for qualifications in certain industries. One thing is common that they will eventually head to college for some form of recognized papers. Entrepreneurs do not require college but they do need to learn on the job. In my case, I went to college to get my degree as this is a safe and secure option in my country.




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DanoCath

Pursuing college always depends on the person's interest and what he/she wanted to do with his/her future. It has been a norm that when you graduate high school or middle school, entering college would be the next thing to do. But is it really necessary? What if I can't afford to go to college?
For me, it's really not necessary. I see a lot of individuals who become successful though they didn't attend college or college drop outs. Being successful in life always depends on us and our perspective in life.




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Blank629

Yes! It is necessary to go to college and everyone must go for it. There are many advantages if you go to college and finish what course you take. First, if you finish your study in college, you can easily find job that has a satisfying salary and if you gained more experience, it may doubled your income. Second, it's not only the title that is important but also the knowledge you get when you reach the college level and most of them will help you to be successful in life. Lastly, if you go to college and if you want to master the course you choose, you have the chance to do it and become the specialist you ever wish for.




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ryyde

Definitely yes ! having bachelor's degree is a necessity nowadays. As the time pass by in able to have a good job and to have a high salary you must be a college graduate. Companies today are strict they are seeking for individuals that definitely deserve the job that they offer and also a perks of a bachelor's degree holder is that your role in community is high because it say that you're fully educated and morally trained.




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Camphalfblood

I think so. I am currently pursuing a bachelors degree and I can't imagine if I don't graduate because my life is pretty rough as it is. I think going to college and earning a degree will give a better future , have a stable job, confident enough to feed a family, and have an important role in the community. Going to college gives you a lot of opportunity in finding a good job but if you only got a diploma in your hands without the skills, it's useless.




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MarkJ94

I guess it really depends on the person's perspective because some of the people have already the wealth or knowledge in the industry they want to enter so it is somewhat unnecessary for them to go to college given this situation but in my case it is necessary because I know in myself that I still need a lot of information and enhancement for me to grow and I don't belong to a wealthy family that's why I believed that education will be my support or guide for a better future someday at the same time putting all my heart and effort in everything I do but I always remember that be happy also.




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zheh

Education is very important. As much as possible we should finish our schooling till college. It is better if we have the degree. Though success is not based on degree it is still better if you have the knowledge. I know so many people who became successful without college degree but even if they became successful they decide to go back to school and take a degree. Because we all know that learning is a never ending process and taking a degree can enhance you in so many ways.




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sephzer

Education is one the things that can't be stolen to you. Education is a must in our life. Learning is success. If you want to be a successful person then engage in a much more learning experience. Go to college, pursue it until Masters degree and Doctorate degree. You will never regret this decisions.




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diels1001

Unfortunately, here in my country college degree has become the only parameter of employment. People needs a job to support their living expenses and it's very hard to find a good one,if you don't have a college degree. I don't know who or what started this system but I disagree with its terms. Judging a person's capabilities just on the basis of a piece of paper called diploma. Not to mention, that the education system is also a failure. Measuring the students learning in exams, off course the brainy ones will excel in this because it's their forte. Those who have different talents will be branded as idiots, slow learner, incompetent or useless. Every person has a unique trait but not everyone is born on equal standing. There are only few who can survive the night and rise in more lighter morning but most are being devoured by the dark. I hope the education system will change in the future where everybody has their own chances that they deserve.




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saygorem

Yes of course, because going to college is the last phase of our studying in a school that is regulated and approved by the government. Plus it will add to your credentials and many opportunity will come your way, so don't ignore or lessen the value of going to college. It's just a piece of advice.




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gilaraymark

Sometimes you just need a fresh start in life. You need to put away your old habits and your old self, and become the person you were meant to be. That may sound cheesy, but I’ve found it to be true of myself as well as many other people I know. It is especially the case for young people who are transitioning from childhood to adulthood. College is the perfect opportunity to break out of that old shell and become someone totally new.It is true that many degrees do not prepare you for the real world in terms of what you learn. However, a college education is an opportunity to learn what you love. Take the time to enjoy learning what you are truly passionate about.Along with gaining financial responsibility, there is the need for kids to mature in their decision-making. While parents may worry over their child’s new-found freedom, teens are generally pretty excited about it. College can give a young person the independence they feel they need as well as the opportunity to start making their own decisions. That being said, parents should still be parents at this point and help their children transition into adulthood.




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billdk24

Having an education is a necessity ,but going to college not actually if you have other skills to earn income. The cycle is you finish college to get a degree and learn some skill to be able to work as part of the economy. unlike what you've mentioned "bill gates" and "mark zuckerberg" they didn't finish college ,but they have a strong skill and vision which made them rich.

However if you didn't finish college there is a stereotype and you'll be looked down upon by other people (depends where you are). to conclude my opinion going to college is not nessecary but is recommended (if you can). life is full of suprises finishing a degree doesn't always equal to financial wealth.




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Cromate

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg became successful because they honor knowledge. They have the eagerness to learn something every single day. Even though they quit college, they still have that genius mind. If your heart tell you to want to go to college, be successful on what you want to do in life but be sure that it will help you grow and become a successful person you want to be someday.




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overcast

I have found that going to college only adds some touch of professionalism to your life. How to keep calm and how to behave is all you are going to learn in due process. But they are not going to guarantee your success in that case. I think going to college can be a good option if you want to learn some good skills and earn money. So job lifestyle is something you can subscribe to and that would go just fine. Not everyone is entitled to the business and freelancer lifestyle. And reality be told it may not work for everyone.




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chelfox18

It is good to go to College especially if you are financially capable. Having a college degree will boost your confidence and professionalism. Not all people can go to college because of the expenses but, if you have determination you can go study in college even if you are self employed. If you have a degree you will have an advantage at least in work.




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overcast

Yes that is true. People who are financially capable can go to the college and do things. You can see that some of the time that works out good enough. Some people may work and get the money to do their job. But that does not happen with all the people around. So getting the college education is really helpful. You have to work with what you can with college education. I guess we have to see how things go in that direction.




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augusta

I think times have changed and we need to change with it.I think we need to go to school especially to update our knowledge it not necessarily for employment purpose.

Acquiring college certification is very good because it stands you out and makes you be at an advantage than your peers.




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yuary

I think college education is necessary to formalized education. As to personal growth and advancement even you din't have a degree you can still as good as professional. Citing for instance that many entrepreneurs were college dropouts and fails to finish their college education, but they become successful and they are the boss of the college graduates.




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preciseone

I feel that it really is all up to what direction an individual wants to take. The Kardashians really had everything handed to them because they grew up in that life. But I do feel that if you want to be successful the only person that can stop you is you. I also believe that educating yourself is still something that is needed. You can have all of the riches in the world and remember that it still will not replace or compare to knowledge.




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Keibah2

Conventional Education is key but sometimes it doesn't open the door.
when we hear education we think of the traditional schooling system but that isn't totally education. The truth is most people don't use what they learned from school. If you become good at what you do, know the expertise, carry out research and become a master of your art then you are indeed educated




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narutos3nn1n

For me its definitely necessary to pursue what your passion is through your college studies. Although what I have in mind is life should be a never ending cycle of learning so how you're going to learn from the difficulties and challenges you're facing depends not only on your educational attainment but through your own personal characteristics. Having a lot of knowledge but lacking strategy can be the same as jumping high but never knowing where you should land. Also for me, those years of studying is only a guide on how you're going to face the next phase of your life like having a professional career, owning and developing a business, and forming your very own family in the future.




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overcast

I think in Asia we don't get respect in society without education either. And that seems to be the way for the college to be important. I have found out that some of the time college may also create some more opportunities outside the job. And that's one reason we should never neglect the college. That's something we all need to be serious about.




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SirenOnFire

I think there have been quite a few people who still succeeded in life despite not having a college education. Despite that though I still believe that 80% of people who went into college eventually make it difficult to have a financially stable life. Because of this, this leads me to a conclusion that it all really matters to a person, his skills, talent and knowledge. Getting a college degree, and then seeking for a much higer education would make things a little bit easier in terms of job, status in life and financial independence. Because of this, I would really recommend to those in this kind of dilemma to choose college.




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jaymish

I think if you know what you want to do from an early age, it's unnecessary to go to college. I think going to college gives you time to explore your options and really find out what you want to do. I do think though it, improves your thought process. However if you have been to college and have worked, you know you use very little of your college knowledge in your job. College is mostly theoretical. I actually think , people who have work experience, benefit more from it, as it allows them to broaden their already existing knowledge. As has been proved over and over , by the likes of Bill Gates you don't need college to be successful.




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AmieBotella

I am a college graduate myself. When I was young and seeing things on a young perspective, full of hopes and dreaming big, I always thought that when I don't finish my education in college I will not amount to anything because this is how my family and the society I am living in is teaching each and everyone of the young minds. But as I grow old and see the world on different perspectives based on each country, based on the different lives each of us are stuck with, I realized, college education is not for everybody. But that does not mean when you don't go to college, your life is doomed. There are other renowned people who have reached the top level in education standards but failed miserably in their career life and vice versa, just like the people you specified. It all depends on how you steer your life towards what you can achieve. College education opens a lot of opportunities, but same goes on with the lack of it, you just have to be ready for what the world can offer.




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PedroP

To be quite honest here going to college was one of the biggest wastes of time of my life. I spent 4 years and lots of my father money to be left with a mediocre job at best. These days people can pretty much be self-made and start their own business or something of the kind




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tophew

Yes for me we should go to college to earn degree and graduate and get a decent job because knowledge is a treasure that cannot be bought also if we graduate we can contribute well on our society development. but on the other hand some did not graduate but still became billionare like facebook owner , microsoft owner and etc, but we cannot rely on our luck we need to work too.




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mabhel

I admire those people who became successful in their life even without finishing their studies because I know how much hardships and sacrifices they have been through just to reach their goals and dreams. But while it gets harder and harder to apply for a job nowadays due to various reasons, I think it's still better for one to go to college and finish his studies. The learning, training and experiences we can acquire because of good education will help us in molding our character to be the future self that we wanted-one who is successful. Therefore, we cannot deny the fact that it's also a plus factor if we are a degree holder and an eligible applicant even though it's not the sole basis of one's bright future.




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felabruno

It is not necessary but it is easier to get a better paid job with a college/university degree. There are some people that decided to have their own business and you don't need a degree for that. However, the average salary for a person with college will always be higher than a salary of a person without a degree. The degree gives you more credibility.




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honeybabe

Yes it is a must to get a diploma in college. In this fast changing worldwe should be competitive and ready to learn something new. When you finished
college there is more opportunities will come in your way. Almost all companies
now they priorities job applicant who is a degree holder. Knowledge can never
steal by anybody and this is your ladder to your success in life.




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jemuelterrado

In my opinion whatever they say going to college is really a great choice. I know someone says its just a waste of time instead of going to college, pursue the dreams with that 4 years. We all have our freedom on how we will manage our lives to success but i recommend to finish study first, Bill gates and Mark has a stock knowledge and undergone already trainings that is why they get what they are now. There is no dought about how they succeed in life. Education is our wealth that could never be stolen from us.




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gelotologist

Here in my country you probably need to go to college this year or the next year you'll go back to being a high school student, this new policy just sucks but I think they did this policy to make people who are especially lazy or stubborn would want to go to school even if they don't want to.




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vhinz

Well, if you really want to get a job that requires a college graduate, then you probably needs to go to college. The school well give you the necessary knowledge and skills to land a great job that you've been dreaming. But if you have unique skills or talents and you don't want to work for other people, going to college is a matter of choice. You can still realize you dreams and become successful even without going to college. You can be well educated in the field you are passionate about without going to college. You just have to find the right people who can give the right education and can mentor you to help you achieve your dreams. Take for example in business, I think there's a greater possibility that you will prosper in business if you seek advice from people who are successful in business because they know what to teach you rather than attending a business class handled by a professor that doesn't own a business.




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Soulwatcher

I think it all depends on the field that you want to get into. Because I know a lot of people that went to college and they are working for Mcdonalds or Walmart or some other minimum wage job. I personally think your better of learning a skilled trade that is in demand and then you will never have to worry about finding a job.




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Judas2018

It's always good to have as much education as possible but is it necessary to go to college? Not as much now as it was years ago. You can choose a trade school, or an institute that specializes in a certain occupation. There's so many ways to get educated on something now that colleges are becoming less and less necessary. People still go I think mostly for the experience. Also to get jobs that require a specific degree.

Although a lot of people come out of school with those degrees and still don't get their desired job in their desired field. I wouldn't recommend going there to piss away a few semesters though. In the old days, you could goof of a semester or to and still graduate on time. Now though, college is VERY expensive compared to the 80's or 90's. Which means that if you or your family are gonna foot that bill, you'd better get your monies worth. Study hard and graduate. Many people are doing online classes too.




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potentialwriter

Going to college is really good as you learn more about your field of study and have the opportunity of upgrading yourself academically. You must find time to attend college and study a course within your area of interest. You should study something very lucrative and promising. Even if you wouldn't want to earn with your college certificate, you will still enjoy the dividends of education in whatever you do in life.




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potentialwriter

Attending the college is a good step that would give exposure to whatever your talent might be. For instance, if you are talented in arts, you will gain more knowledge by studying more about arts at college and become professional in the field. The certificate will give you an upper hand to practise as an artist.

Aside from getting a certificate, you will get some prestige from the people you are dealing with. When they get to know that you are a certificate holder of that profession, they will place some degree of reliance and trust on you.




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ballyhara

More than just getting a degree, or a diploma, college give you life education. When you go to college you learn life lessons, for many of us it means going out of home, so you have to administrate yourself, doing home chores, and learn how to deal with everything by yourself. Also, you won't be dealing with high school teachers, you will be learning from doctors, engineers, masters, so you have to be on point with them. Being wealthy can give you comfort and fame, but honestly when those guys open their mouths, don't you think... is anybody there? that person is so freaking empty... total bun heads.




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potentialwriter

It's not necessary to go to college. Going to college is not a compulsory thing in the life of any man, but the value that people see in your life and the talents you discovered in yourself. Once you are able to discover some talents in your life, and are ready to develop those talents, then it becomes your duty to step forward gradually as the talents are becoming realistic daily.




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TimothyAlex

It really depends on what a person wants to do with their life. But, I don't believe college is necessary for everyone. In fact, I would warn young people about certain fields that are promoted. When my wife became a nurse, there was a high demand and a push for new nursing students. Now, almost 20 years later, there is an abundance of nurses in our area and wages have actually gone down. A high demand industry today can quickly turn.




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Judas2018

The same thing happened with teachers. But I've noticed that most teachers now are taking jobs in private or boarding schools which pay a lot more. So whenever someone graduates college with a degree to teach young minds - they choose private elite prep schools - or elite universities that pay a fortune.




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cess08

Going to college will open doors to increased salary potential, greater career options, and better chances for personal and professional growth that you just can’t get any other way. You’ll get to experience new areas of interest, expand your vision of possibilities, develop new friendships and networking connections, establish and accomplish difficult goals, push yourself, and define yourself in ways that you cannot imagine. It is clearly stated it is a vital foundation for your road to success.




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fishbate

Education may not be the key but it's an essential tool for anyone's future. I always see education as an investment, when i say education its not all about school and subjects. Education is a large aspect of life that promotes skills and human behavior, and learning has many ways . Its either thru school, physical activities and even social interactions. All together this things help a person in life and in the future.




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davedaot04

For your parents it certainly does because for them it's a goal, being able to make you finish school is a big goal for them, for them that's a sense of security, but other than that, in my opinion College is just a waste of time, money and effort. Today, information is like being handheld to us by the help off internet, as long as you have an internet connection at home then you're probably good to go, you just need to get very disciplined and motivated everyday to not just easily give up, if you do that then you'll be a successful human being.




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