High School Vs. College

1217 Words Mar 12th, 2016 5 Pages
High School vs. College In the America, children begin school around the age of six. Once a student enters elementary school, most stay there for five to six years before they go on to secondary school, which involves middle school and high school. After graduating high school some students go on to pursue a “higher education” through college, but any further schooling after high school is no longer mandatory. In the professional world it is becoming harder and harder for high school students to find their footing and obtain high paying jobs without a college degree and it’s easy to see why that is. The differences between a high school and college education are drastic, as American cities struggle to provide public high school’s with modern technology as well as improved educative practices continues the gap between a basic and higher education is only going to increase. Upon observing the differences between college and high school one can’t help but notice the huge differences between the two institutions. In high school there is a certain time structure that has to be strictly followed. Students are required to be at school in their first hour class, which is the same every day until the next semester/trimester, at the same time every morning. After first hour they go on to their second hour and so on and so forth until the day is over and they are free. Day after day and year after year high schoolers wake up and follow the same routine as the day before and are…

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