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Benefits of dropping out of high school

Updated on June 10, 2012

Benefits Of Dropping Out Of high School

What are the benefits of dropping out of high school? Find out here by reading on.

Having more time on hand is one of the major benefits of dropping out of high school. A student who decides to drop out of school will find that they will have a lot more free time on their hands because they will have freed up more time throughout the day as they will not be attending school anymore.

Not only will a person have a bit more time on their hands but they will also be able to use that time to find a full-time job, or a part-time job or work two part-time jobs. This means that a high school drop out can earn more money working than if they were trying to work and attend high school at the same time.

A student who is being bullied in high school could benefit from dropping out of high school. Many students end up dropping out of high school due to the fact that they are bullied constantly. When students drop out of high school, they will no longer have to worry about being bullied at high school as they will not be attending high school anymore.

Another benefit of dropping out of high school is that a person will be able to attend college sooner rather than later. A student who decides to drop out of high school can also get an equivalent of a high school diploma, a GED. Once they get their GED they can try to attend a community college to obtain their associate degree and then go onto a university to obtain their bachelor degree.


Even though the benefits of dropping out of high school may be tempting to a student, they should really consider staying in high school, as there are quite a few cons of dropping out of high school.

A person who drops out of high school will probably not earn as much money in a lifetime as a person who has graduated from high school and have attended college.

A person who drops out of high school may find it very hard to land a good job or career further down the line. There have been many people who have dropped out of high school and end up regretting it because they cannot find themselves a good job.

A person who drops out of high school may find it harder to get into college due to the fact that they dropped out of high school.

Anybody who is considering dropping out of high school should certainly take the time out to really think about the cons of dropping out. There are many cons to dropping out of school, and the cons outweigh the pros.


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