Day 10 - Don't Chase the Degree Chase the People

Not like in a weird way. While I was wrestling with whether I should go to college or not I asked many people who had already completed college, “Was it worth it?”. The majority said “Yes, of course!”, but maybe not for the reason you’d think. 

 

The majority said it was worth it, not for the piece of paper, but for the relationships that were built, connections made, and organizations they were a part of. Now I know many people actually go there for the degree and go on to become doctors and lawyers and such, but if the majority are going because it’s “just the next step after high school” and finding out that the main benefit of going to college is the people you meet, you have to wonder if there’s a cheaper option.

 

Well, that's about all I've got for today. Wow! My first paragraph post. I'd like to thank my friends and family.