Governments should offer college and university education free of charge to all students Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take In develo

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Governments should offer college and university education free of charge to all students.

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, describe specific circumstances in which adopting the recommendation would or would not be advantageous and explain how these examples shape your position.

What is the common consensus among parents on their children's need? Education. Having a proper education has been deemed as the fundamental building block of a successful life in society. It comes as no surprise that is a clamor for the government to increase education funding to the point of providing free education. I strongly agree with the solution of offering free college and university education to all students for two reasons.

Firstly, free education will bring about a more meritocratic society untrammelled by an individual's wealth. Price of education can be substantial deterrence for students to pursue further education as their families may not have the capability to afford it. Further, school fees could place an onerous burden on some students whereby they have to take on part-time jobs or huge debt to pay their school fees. For example, in the United States, fewer students are pursuing further students due to increasingly onerous school fees. Many potentially brilliant students could thus be unfairly left out from having a proper education and compete on even grounds in the job market with other college or university-educated students. Therefore, by instituting free college and university education, the government will be providing equal opportunities to all students regardless of their family economical situation and not leave behind the unfortunate among us.

Secondly, education is strongly correlated with wealth and higher living standards without overdependency on the government. With free education, the educational level of the average citizen will be signficantly elevated and in turn their income. In ensuring that the citizens are well-educated, they are better positioned to compete in the increasingly globalized job market and be able to thrive without additional government support like unemployment benefits. For example, countries like Germany has a free education policy and is one of the model country whereby its well-educated workforce translated to one of the highest gross domestic product per capita in the world. It also boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. As such, given free education can elevate income level and living standards without relying on the government, it is a policy worth pursuing.

However, some opponents argue that when something is being offered for free, it will often be taken for granted. It may be true in certain cases, as with any system, it is not perfect. There will inevitably be outliers abusing the system and enjoying the free education system without an end-goal to improve their current well-being through education. Nonetheless, given the majority who will greatly benefit from a free education policy versus the minority outliers who abuse the system, the free education policy remains a sound one from a utilitarian perspective.

In conclusion, there is a reason why parents everywhere demand a good education for their children. Education uplifts lives. Free education is critical in ensuring a meritocratic society and for citizens to elevate their living standards and reduce dependency on the government.

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Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'individuals'' or 'individual's'?
Suggestion: individuals'; individual's
...meritocratic society untrammelled by an individuals wealth. Price of education can be subst...
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Message: Did you mean 'economic' (=connected with economy)?
Suggestion: economic
...all students regardless of their family economical situation and not leave behind the unfo...

Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, first, firstly, however, if, may, nonetheless, second, secondly, so, therefore, thus, well, for example, in conclusion

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 19.5258426966 118% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.4196629213 105% => OK
Conjunction : 14.0 14.8657303371 94% => OK
Relative clauses : 6.0 11.3162921348 53% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 23.0 33.0505617978 70% => OK
Preposition: 63.0 58.6224719101 107% => OK
Nominalization: 31.0 12.9106741573 240% => Less nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2654.0 2235.4752809 119% => OK
No of words: 487.0 442.535393258 110% => OK
Chars per words: 5.44969199179 5.05705443957 108% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.69766713281 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.99978846968 2.79657885939 107% => OK
Unique words: 247.0 215.323595506 115% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.507186858316 0.4932671777 103% => OK
syllable_count: 851.4 704.065955056 121% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 6.24550561798 128% => OK
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.38483146067 114% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 23.0 20.2370786517 114% => OK
Sentence length: 21.0 23.0359550562 91% => OK
Sentence length SD: 52.3348243279 60.3974514979 87% => OK
Chars per sentence: 115.391304348 118.986275619 97% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.1739130435 23.4991977007 90% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.39130434783 5.21951772744 103% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 7.80617977528 26% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 19.0 10.2758426966 185% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 5.13820224719 39% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.83258426966 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.194280074455 0.243740707755 80% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0668106461799 0.0831039109588 80% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0563559976465 0.0758088955206 74% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.12548019531 0.150359130593 83% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0415432612213 0.0667264976115 62% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.8 14.1392134831 105% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 41.7 48.8420337079 85% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 12.7 12.1743820225 104% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.33 12.1639044944 118% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.86 8.38706741573 106% => OK
difficult_words: 129.0 100.480337079 128% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 11.8971910112 88% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.4 11.2143820225 93% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?


Rates: 70.83 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.25 Out of 6
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