College And College: A Comparison Between College Vs. College

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For as long as I can remember my mom has always said that my high school career would be one of the greatest times of my life. I never understood why she constantly reminded me until it reached graduation day so soon, then came college move-in day and here I am now, 4 months later finally understanding what she meant. Majority of high school students go through their 4 years wishing it would already be over so they could finally be on their own to experience freedom and a good time, but that’s not always the case. College makes us learn to take on new responsibilities we never thought we would have to go through without the help of our parents, but in the end that’s what makes it all worth it. When going to college and living in an apartment there are many chores, tasks, and…show more content…
As majority of us already know, the biggest contrast between high school and college is tuition. As far as public schools go, we didn’t have to pay to go to school and learn. In college, tuition is a lot of money and almost everybody will come out of college in debt. Since we’re talking about money, another huge chunk of money comes out when buying books for college, every semester. In high school all books are given to each student to use and then to be returned. High school is so laid back compared to any college. In high school doing little work could definitely end in being a bad grade, but passing is a definite. In college, putting in a normal amount of studying and doing homework will result in being equivalent to the grade given in high school for barely doing any work at all. Plagiarism in high school would result in a punishment as little as receiving an “F” for the assignment, or even serving detention, however in college, plagiarism will result in getting kicked out of college. After plagiarizing and getting kicked out from it would be hard to get accepted into another college
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