Societal Biases On College Education Discussion

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What's the point of going to college? How does a sociological lens
complicate this question? Critically evaluate 2 competing justifications
for attending college, and be sure to mention the social origins of
these competing explanations. (For example, if college is for "getting a
good job," why do we share this notion in society?)

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School: University of Maryland

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Running head: SOCIETAL BIASES ON COLLEGE EDUATION

Societal Biaseson College Education

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Introduction
College education has for long been touted as the way to a prosperous future. However,
this cliché has faced criticism, and doubts over the importance of attending college are
increasing. The modern workplace environment has changed over time with the technological
revolution just as the education system has remained rigid. Student loans have trapped millions
of young people into student loan debts. In this article, I will discuss the justifications towards
college education from two competing sociological perspectives.
College is Important
The origin of the societal belief in education as a path to success in life was due to the
success of the American golden years of the 70s when the American m...

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Good stuff. Would use again.

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