TOEFL essay: Why do people attend college or university?

Topic : People attend college or university for many different reasons (for example, new experience, career preparation, increased knowledge). Why do you think people attending college or university? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

There is a fact that the more the world develops, the more people attend college or university. In my opinion, this happens because people have realized the necessary and benefits of it, which helps them a lot not only in private life but also in their career in the future.

It is clear that when going to college or university, you have more chances to study and discover new things which satisfy your curiosity and your desire of having more knowledge. You can learn from the professors on specialized skill as well as your friends who have different backgrounds and personalities. The environment in the college or university is not similar to the ones you have got used to before, so you have to be really mature and responsible to yourself and all things you do. That will help you adapt better to the changes of society in the future, which are inevitable and to keep your relationship better. If you quarrel with your friends, you can easier find the solution to bring your relationship normal again.

The things you learn at the college or university are not only knowledge in the textbooks but also experiences, which have an important role in your career in the future. The relationship between the boss and the staffs is sometimes sensitive and you will have a more excellent method to deal with that when you have a lot of experiences, which are from your extra-work as a student and from your friends. For example, you have observed that your boss today is not happy so that it’s better if you try to do your work efficiency before he is annoyed by that and put all his annoyance on you. Of course, that is such a simple example but if you are not really aware of the things around you, you will never notice that.

Attending college or university is a good way for us to become more mature in life. Therefore, more and more people are trying to have a position in a college or university.

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