Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study. 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 sur

Let it be education or the life of an individual, what matters today and, even during medieval times, is the degree of freedom one should be entitled. The universities compulsion to take up outside courses might discourage and dishearten the students and, in some cases, it could turn to protest as well. In any case the objective of the university will not be fulfilled. Rather than making outside courses compulsory, the universities should focus on offering more options in core streams. The repercussions of this policy are analyzed in following paragraphs.

Firstly, if one is compelled to take up outside courses, this action will hurt the focus of the student. Consider, for example, if an engineering student is forced to deal with some linguistic course then he is surely going to encounter challenges since his basics are not clear in that field of study. These challenges would engender other difficulties such as focusing on his main stream courses. It is obvious though, that if focus is lost, his grades are going to suffer badly. His chance of getting accepted, for higher education, narrows thereby as universities major parameter for assessing the capability of student is his grades.

Secondly, we are in 21st century, the age of science and technology. The level of competition has been increased rapidly over the last few decades. This goes hand on hand with the demand of more and more specialization, rather than just having superficial knowledge of the subject. For the same reason and analyzing the industry, the universities now a days are offering more and more super specialization courses. This is a testimony to the demand of the market. Let us assume that one possesses the basic knowledge of more courses. Will it help him securing a job with such paramount level of competition?

Last but not the least, one might argue that opting for outside courses will give one the advantage over other applicants while securing a job. But they should first understand the trend of the market these days. Even students who has got average grades are knocked out of the competition. There is an old adage that “the person travelling in two boats is surely going to sink”.

So, in conclusion, it is better to opt for more specialization than for studying outside courses. The whole idea of teaching outside courses will never achieve its goal and the future opportunities for students will narrowed.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 156, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'universities'' or 'university's'?
Suggestion: universities'; university's
... of freedom one should be entitled. The universities compulsion to take up outside courses m...
Line 5, column 348, Rule ID: NOW_A_DAYS[1]
Message: Did you mean 'nowadays'?
Suggestion: nowadays
...nalyzing the industry, the universities now a days are offering more and more super specia...
Line 5, column 352, Rule ID: A_PLURAL[1]
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'a day' or simply 'days'?
Suggestion: a day; days
...zing the industry, the universities now a days are offering more and more super specia...
Line 5, column 552, Rule ID: ADVISE_VBG[9]
Message: The verb 'help' is used with infinitive: 'to secure' or 'secure'.
Suggestion: to secure; secure
...ledge of more courses. Will it help him securing a job with such paramount level of comp...
Line 9, column 217, Rule ID: DID_BASEFORM[1]
Message: The verb 'will' requires the base form of the verb: 'narrow'
Suggestion: narrow
... future opportunities for students will narrowed.

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, firstly, if, second, secondly, so, then, well, while, for example, in conclusion, such as, in any case, in some cases

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 21.0 19.5258426966 108% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 13.0 12.4196629213 105% => OK
Conjunction : 11.0 14.8657303371 74% => OK
Relative clauses : 6.0 11.3162921348 53% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 27.0 33.0505617978 82% => OK
Preposition: 53.0 58.6224719101 90% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 12.9106741573 70% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2039.0 2235.4752809 91% => OK
No of words: 403.0 442.535393258 91% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.05955334988 5.05705443957 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.48049772903 4.55969084622 98% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.82311913714 2.79657885939 101% => OK
Unique words: 219.0 215.323595506 102% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.543424317618 0.4932671777 110% => OK
syllable_count: 645.3 704.065955056 92% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 11.0 6.24550561798 176% => OK
Article: 8.0 4.99550561798 160% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.38483146067 68% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 23.0 20.2370786517 114% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 37.5102758448 60.3974514979 62% => OK
Chars per sentence: 88.652173913 118.986275619 75% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.5217391304 23.4991977007 75% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.60869565217 5.21951772744 107% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 5.0 7.80617977528 64% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 5.13820224719 136% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 4.83258426966 124% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.159964786662 0.243740707755 66% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0428204609463 0.0831039109588 52% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0410245289479 0.0758088955206 54% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0918650292708 0.150359130593 61% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0450719618627 0.0667264976115 68% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.2 14.1392134831 79% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 54.22 48.8420337079 111% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 12.1743820225 81% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.77 12.1639044944 97% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.32 8.38706741573 99% => OK
difficult_words: 98.0 100.480337079 98% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 11.8971910112 71% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.7820224719 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?


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Scores by essay e-grader: 3.5 Out of 6
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