You have several choices; some can make or break you. There are numerous cause and effects of those choices. One decision in life is a college degree, some people think it is a must and some think it is not. My decision to further my education entails numerous causes and effects. Causes that helped to show me that a college degree it a must are my parents. Let’s start out with my father, who has no college degree and has reached the top of his career in my opinion. He used to drive an eighteen-wheeler for a living. Always on the road he was never home with us, his family.