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How High School and College Differ

There are many similarities, and differences betweeen high school and college. High

School was the best four years of my life. I got in a lot

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 Schol 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 sitting through assemblies, dress

codes,and who could forget getting sent to the office for misbehaving.

College is a whole new step. You go away to an environment all new to you. You

have to leave your friends, and set out to make new relationships to last a lifetime. It is an

emotional step a lot

of kids are not ready for. You no longer have mom and dad to be at

your side to help you through your every problem. You now have to become

responsible and rely on yourself, and your new friends. You are introduced to new things

such as parties, alcohol, drugs, and sex. You also can decide to take the step of joining

the Greek Club and pledging to a sorority or fraternity. Your classes in college are based

around whatever you are majoring in so you only attend those classes. You need to really

take college seriously because you are building steps to your future, and what you will be

doing the rest of your life. 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


Although college and high school seem totally different there are a lot

of similarities.

Studying is a major part of high school and college and you will not survive without it.

You will do a lot



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