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What would happen if everyone in America went to college?
But if everyone attended college you would have an increase in the labor supply of college graduates and a decrease in the supply of high school graduates, which means the relative wages that determine the returns to a college education would shift.
What would happen if college tuition became free in America?
This is what would happen if college tuition became free in America. But England experienced more growth despite charging fees. In America, free tuition can increase enrollment (pdf) among poorer students, but without adequate support and preparation many struggle and drop out without getting much value from college.
Will not having to pay for college make students take college less seriously?
Many people fear that not having to pay for college will make students take college less seriously. This is absolutely true. My fellow students and I did not take college very seriously. We just did exactly what we wanted to do.
What are the disadvantages of being a college student?
4. It makes them less loyal. Spending not as much time on campus means the students’ traditions are somewhat different. Instead of living in a college bubble, people keep up with their old friends. College is just part of their lives, not their whole existence.
Where do students live when they go to college?
They often live at home with their parents, at least initially and then move closer to campus. There are some dorms, and frat-like behavior at them is common. But for most teenagers, the on-ramp to college is not as steep. Students don’t move from a structured school and home environment straight to a whole new town.
Should students be able to work their way through college?
People who work their way through college have a much deeper commitment to their education than those who did not have to make the commitment of time and effort to get an education. No, Don’t give student a free ride, unless they have served 3 years in the military. or 1 year in combat.