Some people think that the best way to succeed in life is to get a university education, while others disagree and say that it is no longer true nowadays.

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Some people think that the best way to succeed is to get a university education, while others disagree and say that it is no longer true nowadays. Discuss both views and give your own opinions.
Answer Hints:
You need to discuss the views of the two sides and give your point. You can select one side or partially support one side.

University education is important
  • A shortcut to get knowledge and experience quickly.
  • Academic training to start a professional career.
  • Get essential abilities in future success, like communication and management.
University education isn't important
  • Some areas don't need academic training.
  • Interests and efforts are key to success in anything.
  • University education isn't for success, but for passing knowledge.
  • The true ability is from practice and experience.
Answer 1
Some people think having academic degrees from institutions is the best way to succeed. In contrast, others argue that university education is not essential for success...

To begin with, applying for prestigious establishments can assist citizens in achieving their ambitions and give them the best chances to improve their knowledge...

On the other hand, focusing on your favorite field, especially in non-academic fields, and attaining practical experience can help you achieve your ambition more quickly than having a college degree...

In conclusion, going to university is the best way for those who hope to become professional in their future career...
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Sentences: Number: 18; Average Length: 107 characters; Words/Sentence: 17
IELTS Essay Format:
-You should avoid using common words repeatedly, and show your grammatical range and accuracy as possible. The essay has for(9), and(9), education(6), best(5), succeed(5), university(5), not(5); try to decrease duplicated words.
-High-ratio basic sight words may degrade your writing; suggest rephrasing some.
-Suggest using a few rare or uncommon words to demonstrate your vocabulary range and level.
Task Response:
-All parts of the prompt are addressed, and a clear position is presented throughout the response.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-Each paragraph has a precise, developed central topic, and there is an effective use of cohesive devices, though a little mechanical.
Lexical Resources:
-Lexis is mainly appropriate for the task, though there are some word-choice errors; some sentences are wordy.
Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-There are various complex structures with frequent error-free sentences and reasonable control over grammar and punctuation.