Professor Becky Villareal
10 October 2013
Paper 3: Compare and Contrast
These days more and more people have come to realize that high schools and colleges have a tremendous importance in choosing and learning occupations. Therefore, when people are choosing a school they do all the research they can to find out the aspects of the schools they want to attend. Some people even try to compare colleges with high schools. However, although the education methods at both high school and colleges are similar, there are dissimilarities about social activities, facilities, tuition fees, and the usage of technology between the both of them.
To begin with the similarities, teachers at high schools and colleges educate students by using somewhat of the same methods. There are always exams and tests at high schools and colleges. Students take exams, and then are able to pass the class according to their exam results. There are also oral exams at both high school and college. These exams also affect the student on rather they pass or fell. By this way, the students learn lots of information about their interests. These interests can help a student choose the right work for them in their future. Therefore, both colleges and high schools have an impact on a students’ life.
The differences between high schools and colleges, the social activities and facilities are different. There are computer rooms, much smaller classes, and more people you may know, and even a little less studying. In college there are much bigger classes, and instead of having computer rooms colleges have library’s where you can get on computers and study while you are between classes, there is also a lot more people and most of them you may have never seen or might not even know, and also in college you have to study a lot more.
Some other differences between high schools and colleges is the tuition fees. At high school, students’ don’t have to pay tuition fees. The students’...