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Is The Degree Worth It? Is University Education The Ultimate Key To Success?

Date: 27-06-2014 8:29 am (6 years ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
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- at 27-06-2014 08:29 AM (6 years ago)
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The importance of basic education which comprises of ability to read and write cannot be underestimated. All around the world, literacy has been given prominence—and I cannot even think about my life without being able to read and write.

At the basic level, there is no argument against the fact that, some sort of education is the real key to success—even if we buy into the argument that success is relative.

However, University education (High education) is where the contention lies. Is Higher Education or University Education the key to success in Nigeria, Africa and the World as a whole?

Interestingly, despite the parents push and several individuals desire to obtain higher education across the Globe, certain excessively rich and famous people, ranging from Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg had no use for University Education—and eventually dropped off. Yet, they went on to become the World’s greatest in their chosen field.

Some may argue that luck was on the side of these people and that beyond basic education, the real key to success in life is LUCK and nothing more.

If the luck argument makes sense, we should be chasing lack—instead we see a lot of people who cannot even afford higher education struggling to put themselves through. This is a clear indication that, we have a recognised some sort of value for University Education but the question is; it this value real—-and is this the real key to success?

Let’s hear your take on the BIG DEBATE question; Is University Education the REAL Key to Success? Share with us your experience and if possible how your education (be it basic or higher) have been the rock of your success…


Posted: at 27-06-2014 08:29 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
- angesco at 27-06-2014 08:52 AM (6 years ago)
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In Nigeria - YES!

Without it you are stuck.

With it you can better yourself - and then LEAVE!
Posted: at 27-06-2014 08:52 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dareper at 27-06-2014 08:56 AM (6 years ago)
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Breaking!! ghastly accident on lagos/ibadan expressway this morning.  Many people have died so far
Posted: at 27-06-2014 08:56 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Freshlycrazy at 27-06-2014 10:15 AM (6 years ago)
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nah...  but its a block in d pillar of success
Posted: at 27-06-2014 10:15 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zeigbo at 27-06-2014 10:26 AM (6 years ago)
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Roll Eyes

Posted: at 27-06-2014 10:26 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- chicco77 at 27-06-2014 11:04 AM (6 years ago)
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education is the key to sucess
Posted: at 27-06-2014 11:04 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Nicksam at 27-06-2014 11:15 AM (6 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 27-06-2014 11:15 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- DMG17 at 27-06-2014 11:35 AM (6 years ago)
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"...A UNIVERSITY DEGREE IS NOT NECESSARILY THE ULTIMATE KEY TO SUCCESS. MANY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE TODAY NEVER HAD A UNIVERSITY EDUCATION, THOUGH MOST OF THEM GO BACK TO THE UNIVERSITY TO HAVE AN EDUCATION. HOWEVER, EDUCATION IS AN UNCOMPROMISING INSURANCE TO SUCCESS WHICH CAN BE EFFECTED AT ANY GIVEN TIME IN SOMEONE'S LIFE... "

CHIKA J. NJOKU

  
Posted: at 27-06-2014 11:35 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- DMG17 at 27-06-2014 11:36 AM (6 years ago)
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100% CORRECT.
Posted: at 27-06-2014 11:36 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Wysetots at 27-06-2014 12:24 PM (6 years ago)
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Education aids exposure and broaden the horizon of a creative mind.
But it's better to be illiterate......but smart,hardworking and creative...... a lazy man with a degree is a waste of space.
Posted: at 27-06-2014 12:24 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- dollar22 at 27-06-2014 02:38 PM (6 years ago)
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NO
Posted: at 27-06-2014 02:38 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- orjiwolo at 27-06-2014 05:28 PM (6 years ago)
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success is from within....its what you get going to uni prepares  you to work for someone else
Posted: at 27-06-2014 05:28 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- uncommonbone at 27-06-2014 10:07 PM (6 years ago)
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Its a waste of time!...I regret i attended cos everything i knew during my four years course was all my effort!...i didnt learn anything the classrooms...Now i am diving into ICT..if i had done this ealier..i would have been greater and have more value than I have now.
Posted: at 27-06-2014 10:07 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- Abubu86 at 27-06-2014 10:31 PM (6 years ago)
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It is necessary,cos if u think education is expensive why don't u try ignorance
Posted: at 27-06-2014 10:31 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- okudelia4u at 28-06-2014 01:21 AM (6 years ago)
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arround the world " yes!!!!"
Posted: at 28-06-2014 01:21 AM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- mensch at 28-06-2014 08:21 AM (6 years ago)
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Education first atleast know how to read and write, before anything
Posted: at 28-06-2014 08:21 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- blensey at 28-06-2014 01:13 PM (6 years ago)
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remember before you drop out of school that the people you said dropped out of school and became big business people dropped out of school in a different economy and environment.

If you try the same thing in an economy and environment that is not like theirs, you will tell us the story
Posted: at 28-06-2014 01:13 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Dammy5 at 28-06-2014 11:25 PM (6 years ago)
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Having a University degree is  just a  qualification and not  ultimate key to success! So many people  are out there making it big without higher education.We only need   formal education  to upgrade and nothing more!
Posted: at 28-06-2014 11:25 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- Dammy5 at 28-06-2014 11:27 PM (6 years ago)
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Having a University degree is  just a  qualification and not the  ultimate key to success! So many people  are out there making it big without higher education.We only need   formal education  to upgrade and nothing more!
Posted: at 28-06-2014 11:27 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- osamabinladin at 29-06-2014 09:39 AM (6 years ago)
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Very important !
Posted: at 29-06-2014 09:39 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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