High School Diploma vs College Degree

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High School Diploma vs. College Degree Kenroy Fletcher Eng 121 Sonia Giordani February 16, 2009 High School Diploma Vs College Degree There is no doubt that a high school diploma is the starting point for a college education and a successful career . A lot of teenagers these days are not motivated to go to college after finishing high school to further their education for more than one reason. It could be that the importance of having a college degree versus a high school diploma is not being stressed enough or just the simple fact that the cost of college tuition climbing at a record pace. Many high school
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students must decide whether to invest in a college degree or dive right into an entry-level job. Whether driven by economics or personal preference, this decision can have a major impact on the course of ones professional career as well as personal life goals and accomplishment. However, obtaining a high school diploma is the first step that one would need to get to a higher level of education, which also goes to show that it is not a bad thing to have, but it is still not enough. For many students, life after high school involves higher education, whether it's pursued through a college, university or specialty school. They seek a higher education because they want to achieve both personal and career goals. Most of these institutions prefer admitting students who have a high school diploma. A diploma shows them that the student has previous knowledge of several subjects. Such knowledge can serve as a foundation for the increasing amount of education. On a personal level, it shows them that the student is determined and will take advantage of the opportunity they're providing. Having a high school diploma gives me more options as far as not having anything to
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course SCIENCE 207 taught by Professor Reale during the Fall '11 term at Ashford University.

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