Is education the key to a successful future

Education is the foundation over which careers and futures are built. When we talk about education in a formal, official way, it starts very early, when the child is about four or five years of age and then there is no stopping.

Created On: Jun 29, 2017 16:10 IST
Modified On: Jun 30, 2017 09:48 IST

The usual process of education is passing out of school followed by college then taking some post-graduation course or technical or vocational training etc. This is done to look for a suitable job and make a career and settle down.

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But there is a debate whether education really helps in making a great career and is the key to successful future?

Here we discuss both the aspects.

Yes, education is the key to success: Education makes us aware of all the knowledge that is available out there for us to learn and that will help us to progress and develop further. Without education, we cannot read or write and that would mean that we will be deprived of a lot of valuable information and wisdom that can make us very successful.

Every individual is born with a set of certain traits, talents, imagination, and creativity. But all these together are useless if they are not guided by proper education which one can receive by going to school, college, and a university as these places provide us with the latest know-how that helps us to keep up with the highly competitive professional world.

No doubt that to be successful hard work is a must but without education, it will not yield any results. Education makes people more aware not only of the world but about themselves too and when you know your strengths you can easily take the right path to a successful career.

There is an old saying, “If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day; teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

No, education is not required to achieve success: Education is not necessary to achieve success. Success depends on an individual’s capacity to use his talent and creativity in most effective manner.

Even if you are uneducated, or have received a very little education even then you can achieve great success in life by putting your skills in the right place and the right time. It is true that education might get you respect from the society but in the end, it is neither the society nor the respect it might give you that will make you. It is your own will and determination and it does not require formal education as nature has already given that to you.

There are so many examples of highly successful entrepreneurs who either did not go to school or received a very little education but with their skills, perseverance, and hard work they made it big. There are so many examples from around the world and our country as well.

Education might be important for some and might have been accepted as a social obligation but it does not guarantee that you will be successful with whatever you have received by spending so much time at the educational institutions. You can communicate effectively so that is enough education, i.e. you can write, read, and are not dependent on others for these needs will be sufficient.

You should follow your passions in life and education will only limit your avenues.

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