I want to add one more point that I almost let go but can't resist.
We probably want more kids to go to college, but given the current jobs and colleges out there today, all of them going would almost certainly be a bad deal for many. That second student, to be clear, has done nothing wrong.
Your ability to stay employed will also improve.
I could not imagine who or where I would be without the many people who influenced me during my college years. And to arrive at universal attendance you need to get students who are right now nowhere near on the margin between attending and not attending.
Taking a Variety of Classes Will Expose You to Other Career Options: Since many schools expect students to have a rounded education, you will have to take classes outside your major.
At some point, 15 years or 17 years of education will make more sense as a universal goal. Students, read the entire article, then tell us: — Do you think everyone should go to college?
Why or why not? While it can greatly increase your chances of landing a high paying job after graduation, that is not always the case. These people have shaped my life tremendously and have helped me grow as a person. Or have you mostly had to figure them out on your own?