If you are presently in college or university, don’t even think about quitting! Finish your degree. Even though college life or university life can be tough at times, history has shown that those finishing higher education will get further ahead in life. Granted that there are some people who have become multi-millionaires and big stars without a degree or even graduating from high school, but they are extremely rare. Sure there’s a chance that you may become successful without a degree but why gamble? Don’t you want to increase your overall chances of becoming successful? If so, it helps to have higher education. Being successful and educated just gives you more options out there in life. It opens more doors for you. Also, if it is important for others to respect you as someone who could speak with intelligence, an education will definitely help.
Don’t quit college life or university life to rush into the workforce. If you are going to work for the next 40-50 years, then taking a few years to get through university or college life is not a huge investment of your time. Even in fields that involve many years of studying like medicine, have the faith that it will pay off for you in the future. It is actually investing in yourself. Do your time now for greater potential rewards later. Approach your time in higher education as your full time job for now. If you already quit a number of years ago, it’s never too late to go back and get finish your degree as a mature student, especially through night courses.
It is also important to point out that some employers see those graduating from higher education as individuals who are able to be more committed to a job than those who quit school. Commitment is a quality companies look for in job candidates. Completing higher education is one way to prove that you are capable of commitment professionally. Keep this in mind.
If you are finding college life or university life difficult, get some help as there are usually resources on campus that you can take advantage of to help you. Don’t be shy to ask for help. There are many tips and strategies that can help you get through college life successfully. College and university are not just bigger versions of high schools. There is a transition that is required in order to adjust to college life or university life. There are many people on campus to help you make that adjustment successfully.
It is much easier to finish your degree now than say ten years down the road when you have other demands complicating your life. This is especially the case for those older students who have full time careers and have to allocate all spare time for talking part time courses over several years to finish up a degree. That type of lifestyle is a real grind and if possible, should be avoided by finishing up a degree on a full time basis. Don’t make the mistake of quitting just because things are a bit rough. You will be rewarded if you finish your degree.
Good external guest speakers on campus will often talk about important skills to help you become successful in college life or university life. If you check up on any interesting upcoming talks by visiting speakers, try to attend their sessions.