Educational institutions have a responsibility to dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and suppo

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Educational institutions have a responsibility to dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.

Education is the bedrock of every society. Schools are places where students are groomed, and also where their inherent skills are enhanced. However, it is not uncommon for the choice of ones area of discipline to be an issue of deliberation.

In my opinion, i mostly disagree with the suggestion that educational institutions have the responsibility to persuade students from pursuing certain fields and argue students play a vital role in decision making for three reasons.

First of all, students in a school, always have teachers whom they look up to for certain decisions. Most of the times, these tutors persuade them on subjects to take which they think will lead them to the path of success, and this is as a result of their experiences in life and the job prospects. For instance, a math teacher who teaches a class of 25 students, always leads discussions with her students where she emphasizes on them paying great attention to sciences, because she thinks it guarantees them a brighter future. Actually a student will not know much about the areas which will lead to success as he has little or no experience.

Secondly, it is the duty of the academic institutions to bolster the students in whatever aspect they choose and improve on it, instead of compelling children to adhere to what they assume as successful.The job market is ever shifting, which means that one booming job today may be the least lucrative tomorrow. For example, ten years ago, the oil and gas industry was booming, hence there was a plethora of jobs, so much so that alot of people decided to study engineering or engineering related courses so as to benefit from the industry. therefore it was termed as being a successful area of study. Recently that has not been the case. Nevertheless, the above example emphasizes that no particular field of study is permanently seen a successful as there can be a downturn.

Thirdly, it is not the role of the academic institutions to coax their scholars on what area to specialize in, as they practically do not know what the future holds. For example, a student who has a passion and flair for arts, singing but also performs well in sciences was advised by his teacher to focus on sciences, so he can forge ahead and soon become a successful engineer, because she assumes that focusing on the path of arts will not be lucrative, not considering the fact that as of today some of the most fortunate people are those who followed their passion and the love they have for arts.

In other words, it is the duty of the institution to guide the student in the path he shows more interest in, rather than impose a particular field of study on him. there is a saying that passion drives innovation and innovation drives success. Besides the field of study which may be productive today may not be that lucrative today, hence it is best to follow ones passion, as that will carve a niche in such times.

In conclusion, it is best to follow ones passion rather than the path which some educational institution dissuades their students to choose, because doing that brings out the best in a person, and enables one carve out a niche for himself as there are times when the so-called successful careers may not be so lucrative.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
actually, also, besides, but, first, hence, however, if, look, may, nevertheless, second, secondly, so, therefore, third, thirdly, well, as to, for example, for instance, in conclusion, as a result, first of all, in my opinion, in other words

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 29.0 19.5258426966 149% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 12.4196629213 89% => OK
Conjunction : 14.0 14.8657303371 94% => OK
Relative clauses : 24.0 11.3162921348 212% => Less relative clauses wanted (maybe 'which' is over used).
Pronoun: 50.0 33.0505617978 151% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 73.0 58.6224719101 125% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 12.9106741573 77% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2703.0 2235.4752809 121% => OK
No of words: 566.0 442.535393258 128% => OK
Chars per words: 4.77561837456 5.05705443957 94% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.87757670434 4.55969084622 107% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.68138805954 2.79657885939 96% => OK
Unique words: 270.0 215.323595506 125% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.47703180212 0.4932671777 97% => OK
syllable_count: 840.6 704.065955056 119% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 6.24550561798 112% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 3.10617977528 161% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.77640449438 169% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 20.2370786517 94% => OK
Sentence length: 29.0 23.0359550562 126% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 102.242934859 60.3974514979 169% => OK
Chars per sentence: 142.263157895 118.986275619 120% => OK
Words per sentence: 29.7894736842 23.4991977007 127% => OK
Discourse Markers: 12.7368421053 5.21951772744 244% => Less transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 7.0 4.97078651685 141% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 9.0 7.80617977528 115% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 5.13820224719 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.83258426966 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.195939248756 0.243740707755 80% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0570106857167 0.0831039109588 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0532111780466 0.0758088955206 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.103238087501 0.150359130593 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0604417091688 0.0667264976115 91% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 16.0 14.1392134831 113% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 50.5 48.8420337079 103% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.4 12.1743820225 110% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.04 12.1639044944 91% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.45 8.38706741573 101% => OK
difficult_words: 121.0 100.480337079 120% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 11.8971910112 67% => OK
gunning_fog: 13.6 11.2143820225 121% => OK
text_standard: 14.0 11.7820224719 119% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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