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High School And College Should Have A Greater Chance For Success

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“Students who understand the key differences and learn how to bridge the gap between high school and college should have a greater chance for success” (S.Hansen). Most of us spend 15 to 16 years in school to get to college. School plays a significant role in our life. We can do so much different things in school such as play sports, volunteer and extracurricular activities. High school and college are significantly different and they are also similar in some ways, for instance they are different academically and socially. College education is very expensive while high school education is free. “Many incoming college students are simply unprepared to handle differences they find between college and high school” (S.Hansen). Even though, people think that high schools and colleges are very similar, however, there are also many differences and similarities between them. Firstly, colleges are more expensive than high schools. Colleges are more expensive than high schools because college takes one step further to provide a higher level of education. “You’ve probably heard the saying, “You get what you pay for.” I have found that to be generally true” (Berry). Moreover, some people may have to pay even more to get education because it depends what kind of education do they want to get while in high school whatever classes I take I do not have to worry about paying for them. In addition, in college, we buy books from book stores for our classes while high school
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