Name: Instructor: Course: Date: My Essay As the cost of college has skyrocketed and scores of students nowadays are jobless and several of them found themselves in jobs that do not demand a bachelor’s degree consequently raising the question about the need of higher education? Several scholars have explored the salient reasons that make the students strive for higher education and several theories have been formulated to explain the prevailing demand for higher education among the students. Philosophers such as Vogel Appiah and several others dedicated their effort to explore the salient factors that necessitate the need for higher education. For that reason the following essay will endeavor to explore both the Vogel’s article “Grades and Money” as well as Appiah article “What is the point of college?” and finally deduce the purpose for higher education. Appiah in his article remarked that there are distinct places as well as education since plenty of students are unwilling to undertakehard subjects for dear of scoring low grades. To sum up there is a strong correlation between grades and money which in turn has affected the learning objectives of the students. Most of the students are after pursuing easy classes that will enable them to score high grades that will guarantee them to well-paying jobs. On the other hand the purpose of college is intended to serve enhancement of knowledge and also autility to the students. The education that is offered in colleges is important in providing us with the knowledge that will make us better people and also enhance maximum happiness to students. Works Cited Appiah Kwame Anthony. "What is the point of college." New York Times Magazine 8 (2015). Petty Manjula. "Motivating first-generation students to academic success and college completion." College Student Journal 48.2 (2014): 257-264. Vogel Steven. "Grades and money." Dissent 44.4 (2012): 102-104. [...]
We've been discussing Steven Vogel's article, "Grades and Money," and Kwame Anthony Appiah's article, "What Is the Point of College?"; you've also found various additional relevant articles about the questions Appiah and Vogel raise about the purpose of higher education. Now, write and post a rough draft of an essay that relates "Grades and Money" and "What Is the Point of College?" to your own experiences and aspirations as a student. This draft should be at least 750 words. It CAN include material you have already posted in your earlier posts about "Grades and Money" and "What Is the Point of College?" For the draft, follow the standard conventions of academic and professional English, such as beginning sentences with an upper-case letter and ending with a period, and avoiding spelling short-cuts and emojis. relate the two articles together ands find one article on your own that is related to the two and include that with in the essay.