High School Vs College

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High School vs. College

As we go on in life we face many challenges and new situations that we deal with. A new situation that most people deal with is college and all the changes that come along with it. What many people don't realize is that high school, in many ways, is similar and differrent from college. Not only are people changing but the surroundings and work change as well. There are some things that seem to never change such as some work and people.

The majority of the work in college is very similar to high school. An example would be the Critical Thinking homework. In that class you have to re-write a sentence that is not proper and make it correct in high school I had to do the same thing in my English class. The papers are also similar; in high school I would have to write papers all the time just like in college. In World Culture class you have to answer questions throughout the book. In high school you had to do the same; you would have to read through the book and answer questions.

The biggest difference from high school to college is the responsibility level that you take on. When you're in high school teachers tend to watch over what you do and chase you down for an assignment you didn't do.1 College is different; the only person that makes sure your work gets done is you.1 No professor chases a student down for work and watches everything you do; they correct the papers and tell you what is wrong. The student has the responsibility of either doing the work or not.2

Time management is something that everyone must develop in college. In high school you have a usual routine that you follow, day to day. In college you usually have a few classes a day or maybe classes that are back to back.1 S...

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...s a good chance you will see people over and over again.

As people go in life they will face changes every day and also see things that are similar to the past. When people go to college they tend to relate to this, they face many similarities and differences from high school. The differences between high school and college seem to be on a larger scale, such as living and responsibilities. The differences seem to change people, mostly for the better. People learn as life goes on; college helps doing this because it shows people new differences which people must change their ways to adapt to a new stage of life.

Works Cited

1. The Differences: High School vs. College. 2003. 27 April 2007. http://www.murraystate.edu/secsv/fye/hsvscollege.htm.

2. High School vs. College. 2007. 27 April 2007. http://advising.buffalo.edu/firstyear/highschool_college.php.
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