Making A Transition From High School

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Making a transition from high school to college is one of the biggest changes you will ever face in your life. Making the change from high school to college was a scary thing to think about. Most of my family members who had already been in college told me it was the biggest transition of your life. Some had told me the first semester is the hardest time in college you will ever face. Everyone is use to their normal routine in high school and is comfortable with the place they are in. When you are off to college you have so much more free time than you would in high school. You also don’t know anyone and that makes it harder for you to go there and make friends. Also the work they give you in college is more challenging then high school. You shouldn’t be afraid of change because change is good. You should try to embrace it as best you can and try to make the most of the situation. You need to put your self out there; college is all what you make of it. College is a great experience that everyone who went to college would trade anything to go back. When you are in high school you don’t have as much freedom as you do in college. In high school your parents always had a good idea of what you were doing during the day. Some parents took complete advantage when their kids were in high school and really limited how much freedom their child had. I know when I was in high school my parents always knew what I was doing but they would let me do anything I wanted outside of school, just as long as I told them where I was going. I knew some of my friends could never come hang out and their parents would make them come home after school and they were probably home for the whole weekend. I think some kids who grew up with very strict parents t... ... middle of paper ... ... for yourself. Trying to make friends in college can be very hard but if you put yourself out there and try to find the people that you share similar interests with, you should be fine. If you played sports in high school, you should try to find people that also played the same sport. The work you get in college may be tough, but that is what high school was for. Your high school prepared you for college so you can take the next step. I personally think that college is a great experience and that everyone should be able to experience it. Everyone that I talked to about college would always tell me that I am very lucky to be going to college. They would tell me they would give up anything just to be in the situation that I am in right now. College is one of the best things you can experience in life, it only seems natural that someone would take full advantage of it.
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