If so, how do they plan to cover their expenses? The results for question 2 are listed below:
Of the 50 seniors surveyed 42 people said yes, a college education is important. Of those 42 people 20 people said their parents were paying for their education, 6 said they were on scholarships, and 16 people said they have to pay for their education on their own.
With these findings from my survey it is shown that over ¾ of seniors in high school believe that a college education is essential to future careers. In today’s society, a college education could make or break you financially. As reported by Forbes reporter Karsten Strauss, who has a degree in business journalism, who covers entrepreneurs, startups, and technology. The highest paying industries in America include; medicine, law, engineering, business, and IT. Almost all of which require a bachelor's or higher to get a job. Jobs in these fields earn an average pay of over $70,000 a …show more content…
84% of high school graduates want to make their lives better. These students believe that a college education is the best step to take for their future.Knowledge is power, and going to college give you more knowledge about your career and yourself. A college education allows people who have never traveled out of state or experienced any other culture but where they live an opportunity to. Going to college will give you the opportunity to meet new people, experience new things and broaden your mindset. College allows 18 year olds freedom they’ve never had until they went to college. College pushes young adults to new heights, testing their abilities, and allowing them to find out who they are and what they want. College board said,“College helps students develop into mature, responsible and independent adults”. College gives you the opportunity to meet lifelong friends and make memories that will last a