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I am 32 and never been to college. But have,a reasonably successful career. Will I never regret being going to college?

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Last Updated: 06/22/2021 at 5:35am
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November 21st, 2017 7:58am
That's up to you, everybody has different needs and different regrets, and different dreams. However, you can always go back to college if you so desire, whether it be for a four year degree or a two year degree at a trade school.
January 29th, 2018 3:12pm
There is no single path to happiness in life. Ultimately, people go to college to get a good career - if you've accomplished that already, arguably you've saved a load of time and money.
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February 17th, 2018 3:25pm
Going to college is a choice every one of us makes- though it seems like it's expected for most of us to go, it doesn't mean we have to. Many go to college to learn more about a course, to be more competitive in getting a job. However, if you're happy with where you're at in life, then going to college may not ever be a regret. It all depends on how you view it. And remember, college is still an option for you, regardless of your age, if you ever decide you want to attend one day.
February 26th, 2018 8:21am
If you are doing well in your career and all is going good for you in your experience vise than i think there is nothing for you to worry about.. But you have to keep working to built your experience to be hired.. Its harder to get a job if you are not working and do not have a cert as well..But if you are working and gaining training and courses from your company that should be good too..
May 29th, 2018 10:50am
If you already have a successful career, dont think about the past and the things that could have been. You set yourself up and achieved things to be where you are today. And you did all that WITHOUT college. If you can do this already, im sure theres no need to regret it.
March 16th, 2021 10:10pm
College is not just about being successful in life, it is an experience that you cannot replicate anywhere else. Without college, you can still be very successful. However, in college, you forge lifelong bonds with people who are just trying to figure life out just like you. Of course you will still meet people outside of this type of setting but you might be more fearful of doing so because you might be worried about someones true intentions, but on the college campus you really can dig deep into what a person is all about and that is probably the most refreshing part about being on campus the intimacy of the friendships you cultivate.
June 22nd, 2021 5:35am
A college degree is admittedly something that is required for many people to be successful and financially stable these days. It has been increasingly difficult to differentiate yourself from others and we live in a world where people are often rated by numbers and prestige. However, if you have a successful career going at the age of 32, college is by no means a requirement for anybody! It is simply something that helps people navigate what they would like to do in life. If you are satisfied with your life right now, that in itself is already amazing. One important thing to note is that many people do mature and grow up in university. The college experience is something many people cherish and maybe that is something that you feel like you missed out on. Although it won't be exactly the same, there is no age limit on college students! You can go to college no matter how old you are and there is always the opportunity to further educate yourself, if that is truly what you are looking for.