Essay on If The Price Is Right

1097 Words Dec 8th, 2015 null Page
If the Price is Right...

Ever since senior year started, I have always enjoyed getting the mail. Getting the mail was not a chore, but a simple way to turn my day around. Suddenly, one typical day in October, something new appeared on top of the repetitive bundle of bills and newspapers in my mailbox: a giant, bold envelope with the words “You’re In!” printed on the front side. Receiving a college acceptance letter is easily one of the best feelings I have felt throughout senior year. Everything falls into place, all the hard work of perfecting college applications pays off, yet the acceptance letter feels like a descending dream. Ironically, getting accepted to that dream school is amazing, but how does my happiness compare with the feeling of being in debt? Students like myself work to the bone throughout high school; consistently maintaining outstanding GPAs to conquering the ACT. Why should all of that diligence cause people to feel afraid about getting an ongoing education? Today, the average tuition is about $31,231 a year for a private four-year college. Tuition prices are crazy because by the time four years fly by, the amount a student pays off is equivalent to the price of a Bentley. The minute I researched tuition and the cost of a Bentley, I thought to myself, “why would I pay that much for a car when I could use that money for something that has more value and a positive outcome?” If pupils were not required to pay as much money, there would be a…

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