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1Letter-Number CodeEnglish 101Outcome Assessment Essay3/19/18College Tuition Should Not Be FreeCollege tuition should not be free because, students should have to work for what they want as a career. Free college would be too much of a distraction for students and students would take advantage of this free opportunity. Financially, the United States would go into a nationwide debt because of the expenses to all the colleges. Students that want a successful, higheducated, and high paying career, they should have to pay for college because that is something they want. Free tuition can’t just be given to them, especially with something that takes years to accomplish and is not cheap. College should not be free because of distractions, economy, and work ethic. Student distractions are already bad enough with social media, texting and driving, and being with friends. If college became free in this nation, then distractions will increase. This would mean college students wouldn’t give all their effort for something they want. Without their full effort, students would slack off and wouldn’t treat college as a work zone, but rather a playground. “Tuition Is Not the Main Obstacle to Student Success” is a article that was read and the following quote is from this article. “Free community college could lead students to “under match,” which would lower their odds of completing a degree” (Kelly). This quote means students that would go to a free college would go for something, not that they want, but to say they did it. Students with the opportunity to do something free would take that opportunity and chances are that they will choose something out of their capabilities, therefore, they’d lose
2interest and decide to quit without a degree. If college were free, then it would actually decrease the students’ ability to pass with a degree. Students wouldn’t lose anything, so they could walk away whenever. College is not free, so students will show grit and get things done for somethingthey pay for.Students that have the option for free college would make them motivated enough to go to college, but after a while they’d lose interest in their work then fail college. In an article titled “College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one,” Rawlings writes, “Unmotivated students get poor educations at excellent colleges. And I have taught classes which my students made