Argumentative Essay: Should There Be Free College Education?

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Education is important when deciding a career path. In some cases it's the amount of education that gets a job. Different careers need more education than others. Whether it’s a two year program or a 4 year graduate degree, education cost time and money. A little too much of both in some cases.

This is election year, meaning our presidential candidates are fighting to gain the vote of America. Most commonly known for his strong stance on education is Bernie Sanders. He has chosen to fight for “Free College Education.” When he brought this dormant issue back to America’s attention, it got people talking. Should there be free education?

College tuition ranges; however, those ranges are around four or five figures per semester. According to Cost Help Education, “Full-time community college tuition and fees (typically for two 15-unit semesters) can cost $1,000-$12,000 or more a year for state residents, and $4,000-$30,000 or more for out-of-state students, depending on the school, the location and the program of study.” Such large tuition is quite costly for low income families. However, most young adults are determined to go to college, yet are battling against the cost of student loans.
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They told me the amount I deserved was as much as I was willing to worked for what I wanted. My parents teaching me this at such a young age has made me less lazy and more prone to trying my hardest, at everything I do. So when it comes to college, and “free education,” I remember what my parents said. Free education is to be earned. The amount one works, the harder one tries, the more likely they are to succeed, and the more likely a college is to notice that hard work. This could open anyone up to scholarships and other opportunities for their college tuition to be paid for thus taking the cost away from what was