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High School Vs. College

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High School Vs. College

High school vs. College

In life many things have similarities and contrasting attributes. Some say that college and high school are very common; I have found them to be undoubtedly different. High school and college are extraordinarily different in many ways. I enjoy college more than I did high school. I have more control over my education in college. I noticed that freedom, the amount of work, and responsibilities contribute to their differences.

The freedom of a high school student is unfortunately limited. The curfew of a high school student is usually set during the weekends. By law a child under the age of eighteen has to be in the house by midnight. For example, my mother would set me a curfew and if I did not abide by it, I would be put on a form of punishment. The punishment would usually consist of not being able to go out for a few weeks. I believe a high school student does not have any freedom due to the fact they live under their parents' roof and have to follow the guidelines that were made. A college student has all over freedom. Most college students do not live at home with their parents therefore they are able to do whatever they like, whenever they want. They have the choice to decide if they want to attend class that day or not. Unlike high school students, college students do not have classes for eight hours a day consecutively. They are able to decide what they are going to do with the rest of their time off for the day.

The amount of work in high school was not as much as there is in college. For example, a high school student is tested bi-weekly. Therefore there are plenty of grades that make it easier to have a better grade in that class. I believe high school was easier and more lenient due to the fact the teachers were more personal with their students. H For example if I needed help with a math assignment I could go to my teacher after school each day if I needed it. In college a student would go to their professor during office hours or a student success center. College students have an enormous

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