There are many reasons why it's important to finish your degree in four years. Besides the time and money involved in extending your time to degree, another factor to consider is that prospective employers and professional/graduate school admissions committees look for applicants who have demonstrated that they are able to succeed while taking a full slate of courses each semester, being involved on campus, and possibly holding a part-time job. When you leave Auburn, you will want your record to reflect your ability to work hard, manage your time, and balance your responsibilities.