High School Vs. College Essay

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High School vs. College

There are many similarities, and differences betweeen high school and college. High School was the best four years of my life. I got in alot of trouble in thoses years, but also had a blast. Now at J.C.C. it is even better than high school, and my eyes are being opened to a whole new world. In Toronto High School you can get away with just about anything. Jefferson Community College is a whole different story. High school begins at eight o'clock, and ends around three. You go to the same seven or eight classes every day. You also see the same people you have grown up with since you were little. You have football season, school dances, after school activities, clubs, boys, plays, and a ton of homework. Also
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You can schedule your classes when they are convenient for you, and you have to live on campus for the first few years. You can go to class when you feel like it, and not have to worry about mom and dad nagging at you to get out of bed.

Although college and high school seem totally different there are alot of similarities. Studying is a major part of high school and college and you will not survive without it. You will do alot of this in both high school and college. You also will have attendance taken regularly, and alot of work to fit in your schedule. There are all the activities from high school that you will still be able to participate in in college. You can still go to all of the sports. If you fail a class in College you can just sign up to take it again. In High School if you fail a class tough cookies for you. Instead of going by nine weeks like in High School, you go by semesters. Your holiday breaks are longer in college than in High School.

I was so excited to graduate and just be on my own. If I could go back to High School I would in a second. I went on a college visit to The University of Akron and did not want to leave. There were so many things I loved, especially the freedom. On college campuses you have to be very careful, and always have someone with you.There are many similarities between High School and College, but there are many more differences. College is fun, but you need to