Some people believe that studying at university or college is the best route to a successful career, while others believe that it is better to get a job straight after school. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

When they finish school, teenagers face the dilemma of whether to get a
job
or continue their education. Even though there are some benefits of working straight after school, I believe that going to college or
university
is the better option. There are several reasons why people believe that getting a
job
is the better choice.
First
, they could earn money on their own without their parents’ financial support. In
this
way, they can become independent, and they will be able to afford their own house or start a family.
Second
, people who choose to start their career early
instead
of going to
university
or college can have more opportunities to gain real experience and learn practical skills related to their chosen profession.
Therefore
,
this
may bring out a good chance of getting promoted to higher positions
such
as managers or executives.
On the other hand
, I believe that it is more beneficial for students to continue their studies.
Firstly
, academic qualifications are required in many professions.
For example
, it is impossible to become a doctor, teacher or lawyer without having the relevant degree.
As a result
,
university
graduates have access to more and better
job
opportunities, and they tend to earn higher salaries than those with fewer qualifications.
Secondly
, the
job
market is becoming increasingly competitive, and sometimes there are hundreds of applicants for one position in a company. Young people who do not have qualifications from a
university
or college will not be able to compete. For the reasons mentioned above, it seems to me that students are more likely to be successful in their careers if they continue their studies beyond school level.
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Include an introduction and conclusion

A conclusion is essential for IELTS writing task 2. It is more important than most people realise. You will be penalised for missing a conclusion in your IELTS essay.

The easiest paragraph to write in an essay is the conclusion paragraph. This is because the paragraph mostly contains information that has already been presented in the essay – it is just the repetition of some information written in the introduction paragraph and supporting paragraphs.

The conclusion paragraph only has 3 sentences:

  • Summary
  • Restatement of thesis
  • Prediction or recommendation

Example:

To summarize, a robotic teacher does not have the necessary disciple to properly give instructions to students and actually works to retard the ability of a student to comprehend new lessons. Therefore, it is clear that the idea of running a classroom completely by a machine cannot be supported. After thorough analysis on this subject, it is predicted that the adverse effects of the debate over technology-driven teaching will always be greater than the positive effects, and because of this, classroom teachers will never be substituted for technology.

Start your conclusion with a linking phrase. Here are some examples:

  • In conclusion
  • To conclude
  • To summarize
  • Finally
  • In a nutshell
  • In general

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