Is it important to go to University

Many people from childhood believe that in order to succeed in life and career, it is necessary to have a higher education. However, the situation in the world is changing, and the principles that were relevant several decades ago are not suitable for a modern person. In our time, many young people, schoolchildren and future students deliberately refuse to enter the university. In addition, self-education is now getting popular. There are many courses and programs for mastering the profession in online schools. By resorting to this method of educationa person significantly reduces the cost of education and saves his time, receiving the most necessary information in a short time.

A big plus is that there is a lot of practical work in the courses, where the student can consolidate the acquired knowledge. After all, employers in most cases look not at a diploma, but at skills and practical skills. And some distance learning schools even guarantee employment after successful completion of the course.

Pros of higher education:

Career. Many organizations, especially government agencies, allow the transition to a managerial position only with a higher education.

Special knowledge. Even in the 21st century, there are specialties that can only be obtained through full-time higher education.

A plus for employment. Employers like it when their staff is highly qualified.

Interaction with people. It is within the walls of the university that many people make connections that help them throughout their lives. They also learn how to build relationships with others.

Cons of higher education:

Long time. When studying full-time at a university, you will spend at least 5 years of your life. During this time, you will constantly have to ask for help from your parents. And if you decide to combine study with work.

Expensive education. Budget places at universities are limited. And it’s not easy to get into them, especially in popular universities. Therefore, it is likely that you will have to pay a decent amount for training, which not everyone can afford.

Lots of theory and little practice. That is why a person receives the basic skills necessary for work after employment.

High loads. The study of many disciplines, even those that you may not need. A huge number of reports, term papers and essays that need to be submitted on time. The pace of learning, which not everyone can withstand.


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