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Adrienne Burkhart Step 2 Paper April 11, 2011 College Necessity In today’s society, attending college is no longer a luxury but a necessity for the average person to achieve in life. The extreme difference in lifetime earnings is extraordinary. The competitiveness found in job hunting is hard to overcome without a good education. The overall pressure from a society that demands college education is insistent. Attending college has sky rocketed as time goes on showing a great impact on its elasticity and the attendees themselves. A college graduate has severely different earnings from a person without one. According to Jennifer Cheeseman Day and Eric Newburger’s article on work life earnings, a high school graduate makes almost half of a college graduate. (Cheeseman Day, and Newburger.) A high school graduates lifetime earnings are approximately 1.2 million, while an individual with a bachelor’s degree is at 2.1 million. As education increases, so does salary. These numbers compute to
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