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Is high school really important if you're not planning on going to college?

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Are you intending to keep living? If so, get all the education you can. You will find that it improves your life in many ways.

Renting an apartment? Buying a car? Buying groceries? Watching a movie? Voting in an election? Having a baby? A HS education will help you not get scammed and help you understand things better.

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About a year after leaving school one of my sons asked me to calculate something for him. I said, "You can do that yourself. It's simple arithmetic." And he said, "Oh, I don't worry about all that stuff anymore." In that one comment he threw away the whole of his education.
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Wow... that is sad, Sir Dodgy. You yourself are a shining example of the fact that education is a life-long activity.
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farah7a

Yes, the more degrees u have the more chances u will get a job and the more money you would make; eventhough, a hs degree doesn't really grant a good job or good payment.

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Your welcome.
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I'd say yes. Most potential employers would think so. And it's hard to go back to high school when you're older.

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Ur welcome.
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BurningGirl

Yes,
At least if you have a HS diploma you can get a job and Mc Donalds or some other fast food place

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Yes. Even if you don't go to college now you might change your mind (or have to) later. Also, employers look to see if you finished high school not just for your grades but to see a level of commitment to finishing things, showing up long term, things like that.

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Yes, high school is pretty important in my opinion. You might not be deciding now if you want to go to college, and you might not ever decide to do it. But it's best to finish high school anyway.

I mean consider this: you can go to high school and slack off whenever you want, and teachers will understand that you're a high school student and it's what you do. If you do that at a JOB, they're going to fire you right away.

I know someone who dropped out of high school, and is working a full time job with a big name company: Caterpillar. He did that through hard work and being really good at what he does, which is fixing engines and machines. There's not one day he doesn't come home with his body aching from all the work.

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You always get the most stars
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No, that would be Dread Pirate Jackie. She gets like 5-6 answers on each one she has.

Oh, you mean between the both of us? Well, I've been here longer.
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Yes highschool is really important because later you would want a job or something &to be able to get a job you have to finish School & get that diploma (:

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Are you intending on getting a job?

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Depends on how you see your life going.

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