High School/College Contrasts


I have spent four years in high school and only two and a half months
in college, but I have already noticed a lot of differences between the
two. Some of the changes were good, but there were also some bad ones.
The first difference I noticed right away was the fact that you don't
have all of your classes every day of the week. In high school, you had
anywhere from three to six classes every day. They weren't very long,
but that gave you homework almost every night. In college, however, you
normally have about five classes. Some of the classes met twice a week,
and others met three times a week. This gave you more time to do the
assigned homework and more class time to ask questions ...

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way across campus with no
hassle at all.
Another minor difference was the appearance and attitude of the
teachers. In high school the teachers were always worried about
discipline and trying to keep the students from tearing up the classroom.
In college the teachers act like they could care less what you do, but
you know they really do care.!? That's probably because it's not their
money you are wasting when you go in there and just goof off. College
teachers will just tell you to leave if you are disturbing the rest of
the class. High school teachers would go through all the trouble of
writing up a referral and taking the delinquent down to the principal's
office to make sure they actually went.
All in all, it seems like it is a totally different world in both
places. I guess the atmosphere could have a lot to do with the age
differences in college compared to age groups that are alike in high
school. ...

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