Differences between college & high schoolPaper Rating: Word Count: 1866 Approx Pages: 7
The Differences and Similarities of College and High School
The transition from high school to college, while pleasurable and exciting, can also be very challenging, for the simple fact that college is a lot different than high school. This change is a huge step that a student will either adjust to or struggle with. The more prepared a person is to face the differences, the more successful they might be in the long run. High school students might know that there are differences between high school and college, but sometimes what they think is not how it is. High School can be considered as a continuation of elementary and middle school where one learns trigonometry, physics, American history, etc. College on the other hand, prepares a person to develop an understanding to get a job in a certain career. In college, you come and go as you please. The many different choices you make and the repercussions of those decisions will be yours and yours alone because you are now an adult in college. College is very different than high school just by the personal freedoms, the classroom and the social life.
Personal freedom is a very important thing people like to have. Everyone likes to be able to do what they want, whenever they want. When yo