College and high school
COMMON: both learning institutions
Both have students and teachers
Goals to achieve
CONTRAST: college is more independentteachers dont hold your hand, follow you
College always costs money, even a public college.
Teachers are meaner and give you more work, dont care if you have other classes.
Teachers set high expectations and dont treat you like a child.
More control over your schedule, more control over what you study in college.
What you study in college is more focused.
College is more flexible about timing
Grade-based vs. Class- based
Students are more childish in high school
In high school, books are free. In college, you have to pay for books.
First two years of high school, obligated by law to go. College is optional.
Free lunch is available in high school
Students tend to take college more seriously than high schoolyoure paying for it, youre more
independent. Depend on counselors to tell you what classes to take. In college youre on your own.
Advisersyou have to seek them out, they wont come find you. In high schoollots of second and
third chances; in college, one chance.
In college, you care about your grades more than in high school.