Compare and Contrast High School Versus College

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hName: Jasmine Edwards
Date: 3-23-12
Compare and Contrast High School Versus College A good education is an important part of one's life. To achieve a good education, one shold attend both high school and college. Although some people think high school has a lot in common with college, I find them to be very different. After graduating from high school I enrolled into college and noticed that there are many differences between them. A few of these differences include the attitude and responsibilities of the teachers and students and the amount of work given to the students . To begin with, there are many ways in which the attitudes of the teachers in high school differ from the attitudes of the professors in college. In high school, my teachers seemed to be stricter and have more rules for the students to follow. The teachers were also responsible for making sure each student obeyed these rules to the fullest extent and carried out disciplinary actions for those who did not obey them. One example in which a teacher has taken on a disciplinary action was when a student was tardy or skipped their scheduled classes. College professors, don't have to deal with this because if someone fails,they fail, because it's the students responsibilities to get to class on time and yes, the college professors help and encourage, but their not going to hold your hand and help in every little step. Secondly is the students attitude and responsibilities. High school teachers verbally explain what is expected throuhout the semester. College professors give a syllabus which covers assignments and conduct. Taking class attendance is also done differently. Attendance is expected in high school with parents and administration approving any absences. In college, attendance is expected but students are solely responsible for attending classes. Also, teaching styles and methods are different. High school teachers teach from the textbook giving little if any...
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