Stop Forcing Your Kids to Go to College! Let Them Be For **** Sake!
Iva Ursano

Oh, yeah. I think parents should let their kids figure out what they want to do or let them what they want to do instead of fulfilling their expectations. My parents have been like that my whole life. Even now. “Go to university so that you can get a nice, high-paying job,” they would always say. I think part of the reason why I’ve been in community college for so long is because I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I was there because my parents expected me (well, everybody expected me) to go. And just last year, I had to take a break because I was diagnosed with major depression and generalized anxiety and it interfered with my college life. But my parents still say to me, “You need to go back to school” etc. And honestly, I don’t know. I just want to get a job, save up, and travel the world. I’m just terrified of going to university with student debt and be in a cliche 9–5 job paying it off in 20 years.

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