Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Post a short paragraph using the two points below as a guide. Also, reply to a classmates post using a discussion format. Use good, relevant, thought provoking comments with the intent to encourage one another. Thank you!
1. Studies show that college graduates have:
longer life spans
better access to health care
better dietary and health practices
greater economic stability and security
more prestigious employment and greater job satisfaction
less dependency on government assistance
greater use of seat belts
more continuing education
greater Internet access
greater attendance at live performances
greater participation in leisure and artistic activities
more book purchases
higher voting rates
greater knowledge of government
greater community service and leadership
more volunteer work
and less criminal activity and incarceration.
In your opinion, what is the most important benefit of a college education? Do you have a different idea?
2. Imagine your future as a college graduate. Imagine your future without a college education or without any postsecondary education. How are they different?