College is unnecessarily expensive

June 1, 2015, 3:44 am

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The debate "College is unnecessarily expensive" was started by DanielleR123 on June 1, 2015, 3:44 am. 32 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 9 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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DanielleR123, PsychDave, WordSpeller, KimUri, Damn3d, bearunter, soullesschicken, toughgamerjerry, vumtucks, thatjonathanguy, JMP9940, ombatra1997, barca_paaras11, dylan21502, AlenaMaisel and 17 visitors agree.
DavidStuff777, Hanif_abdat, sabrina and 6 visitors disagree.

We have both college and university. University is (generally) the more abstract fields (physics, mathematics, English) whole college is more applied (trades, social work, nursing). There is quite a bit of crossover though so it gets a but muddled in areas.

5 years, 1 month ago

I understand that is like university in England in which case I fully agree

5 years, 1 month ago

In Canada, college is post secondary education, which is required for many fields. The problem is that some people are graduating with $20,000-50,000 debt, which takes many years to pay off. Young people have to chose whether the potential for a better job is worth mortgaging their future.

5 years, 1 month ago

I am sorry if some people aren't English and so college may be different dependent on your location.

so in England college is simply used as a place where people have already chosen a career path and so they lower the amount of subjects to only 3 or 4 that they may need therefore increasing there knowledge in that area. which could be worthwhile If you then go and get a highly qualified job that allows you to earn more money than if you hadn't gone to college

5 years, 1 month ago
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