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THE STORY:

There are a number of reasons why students don’t attend college but here’s the reality that many will only begrudgingly admit: there are genuine obstacles—dire circumstances that prevent a student from continuing their education, and then there are excuses; knee-jerk responses that students regurgitate when questioned about their future. While it is easy to extend sympathy for those students with the most uncommon challenges, it is more difficult to identify with the students who allow a flimsy excuse to stand in the way of the golden gate. Below are some common excuses that high school students give and the reasons why they no longer hold water. For an example students have not been outside of there community and do not know what college is really about . some students say their parents didn't attend college . For students whose parents found success without obtaining a degree it can be difficult to see the logic behind dropping fifty grand on an education. Such students should consider this: you aren’t your folks. They own their success and they began working at a time when a college degree wasn’t necessarily the only way to get the job that they wanted. Unfortunately, those times are pretty well over. Currently, there are more college graduates than ever before. This influx of educated applicants has impacted the workplace. Simply put: employers have more candidates holding diplomas to choose from and is no longer necessary to consider applicants without a degree. A diploma is now standard prerequisite for many jobs that did not require education in the past.

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