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  • College Classes
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    When students are still in high school, college looms in the distance like an ominous cloud. Frankly, all of the students are scared about going to college. When students go to college they feel like going to the great unknown - to go to a place where they don't know anyone. But after all college is not that bad. First of all, the adjustment to college isn't that rough. The staff and students are trained to make the adjustment as easy as possible, and the other students they meet are just as ner...
  • 3 Years Of High School Newspaper Class
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    My College Plans Business Computer Applications 7th Period Sunday, March 30, 1997 Created By: At first I never had wanted to go to college because I didn't like school, but now as I get older I realize that I will need a college education to make it in life. So when the question came up what college would I like to go to? I knew right away that I wanted to go to the University of Kentucky. It is the only college that I would ever considering going to, I love this college with a deep passion. The...
  • College Classes
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    Personal Writing: The College Experience The biggest adaptation I have had to make in my life was moving to college. Not only was it totally different from high school in relation to the content of classes and homework, but it was also completely different from my home life. I was living on my own, with new surroundings and new people. Needless to say, this was something like I had never experienced before. Generally, college classes aren't that much more difficult than high school courses. The ...
  • Same Classes In High School
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    High School vs. College After going to high school for four years, college is definitely a step up. There are similarities, but at the same time more differences. There is still some required classes and homework, but they are different at the same time. Classes in college are bigger as well as the campus, class times vary a lot more, homework takes more time, and the teacher / student communication is a 180 degree change from high school. In high school, classes are usually no larger than 25 st...
  • Similarities Between High School And College
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    How High School and College Differ There are many similarities, and differences between high school and college. High School was the best four years of my life. I got in a lot of trouble in those's 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 aroun...
  • College Change
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    So far, the college experience has made me a changed person. College changed me into a better person on many occasions. I have learned to be more responsible, when it comes down to getting work done. In college you must be responsible. I have also changed my attitude. Moving from high school to college is a big step; if you don't change your ways for the better then you might not be successful in college. When you reach college then is the time that you become an adult. First off, the college li...
  • College Education
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    When I first sat down to write this statement letter I had hundreds of ideas. I am not writing this letter to be a sob story of my life and the wrong choices I have made, but a statement of growth and encouragement for my future. I am a 33 yr old male of mixed race (Mexican and African American). In my family education was important, my grandmother only has a 12th grade education and she had it a lot harder than me coming from Chihuahua, Mexico to the United States, so they tried to stress the i...
  • Very Difficult Thing At Times
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    College 101 has been a very informative class. It has taught me a lot about college and the changes you have to make while attending college. I learned a lot about certain programs that the school offers, I knew nothing about these programs before I took this class and I probably never would have known anything about them if I never would have taken this class. In this class I have learned about three important concepts that can be very useful throughout my college years to come. I think time ma...
  • Important High School Success
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    High school is a strange time. After three years of trying to develop identity and friends in middle school, students are expected to mature immediately on the first day of ninth grade, but I never did this. I never fully realized in the earlier grades how important high school success, as measured by GPA, would be to my future life, and as a result I am applying to college with seemingly contradictory measures of my ability to perform college-level work. If I had worked and studied hard rather ...
  • First Day Of Class The Professor Hands
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    It's all up to you It's all over now. No more strict teachers, no more guidance counselors that tell you what is best for you, no more restrictions; this all happens when you graduate high school. Once you throw that cap in the air, you begin a new stage in your life that will carry out for the rest of your future. In college, you are now becoming an individual and now you are responsible for you own actions. High school and college are very different and as incoming freshmen, you think that it'...
  • My Expectations For High School
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    There are so many things that kids dream of after they graduate from high school. For me it was to go to college. I thought that college was going to exactly like high school. Except I wouldn't have to go home to my parents every night. My expectations of college were to party, have easy classes and to hang out with my friends. But when reality set in there is no time to party accept on the weekends, there is no such thing as an easy class and hanging out with my friends is built around all of m...
  • Normal College Experience
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    My First Year at Lewis My college experience started about two years ago. I knew it was not going to be easy, but I was unsure of what was ahead of me. The one word that describes the feelings I first had during my first year at Lewis is responsibility, which I experienced academically, socially and even economically. My college experience was not like any other college student would describe it. Most college students say that you have a lot of time on your hands because classes are so spread ou...
  • Senior Year For A Student
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    It's 8: 20 am; the late bell has rung signaling to all that students should be seated in class and ready to learn. Students can be seen slamming their lockers and sprinting to their next class with fear of a detention slip for being late. But lingering in the hallways is an imaginary disease embedded only in the senior class. The symptoms are well recognized by the faculty; tardiness, little to no work completed in class, turning in assignments late, and an overall lethargic attitude rapidly spr...
  • Differences Between High School And College
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    Most students who are about to graduate from high school often wonder what college is like. When they finally reach college, most of them realize that there are some major differences between their college lives and their previous high school lives. First of all, in college, you pick your classes according to what you want to major in. In high school, you can pick your elective classes, but most of the classes are already picked out for you as part of the curriculum. You can take as many classes...
  • Your Major And Job Field
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    In high school, most students went through four years where they got a general knowledge of most basic subjects. You were forced to take three to four years of math, science, English, and some form of history. In addition, most students were required to take two years of a foreign language and Physical Education. All these things are mandatory for most high school students to do, just to pass high school. Many students don't want to stop there. They want to go on to higher education. Most studen...
  • 00 Class
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    I AM A COLLEGE STUDENT... I live in a 2 x 2 ft cinder block prison with no windows. My roommate has sex while I'm in the room... I am a college student... I have gained 15 pounds or more Since August... most of that is Bud Light, my best friend... I am a college student. I got more ass in the first two weeks of school than in my entire life combined... now I get less then ever... I do the "walk of shame.".. leaving his / hers room at 7: 00 am in the same clothes I was in the night before... I dr...
  • People In My Speech And Business Classes
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    When you start your senior year of high school, you think it's going to be the greatest time of your life. You " ve waited thirteen years to get to this point and you " re going to enjoy it to it's fullest. That's what I did. I took a bunch of the so-called "slacker classes" and then whatever else was required of me to take. I never really gave the idea of going to college much thought. I sometimes wondered what it would be like and who I would know, but I was really slow in the application proc...
  • College
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    There are many rumors that get passed around and leave people the wrong impression about college. High school students may get the idea that college is all part of one big party. It can be, but you won't be there for too long. In order to pass your classes you need to study. If you " re partying all the time you can't study. Which leads to another myth, you can ditch class, not listen, and not do your homework and still pass. This isn't as common but there are still people who believe this. WHic...
  • My Need For An Education
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    When I was a little child, I always dreamed of going to college and finishing my education. Education was the only secured thing to do in my country to make money. In Egypt, getting into a law or medical school requires lots of money, and it is extremely hard to get into them. I have always dreamed of achieving my goals and satisfying the needs of my family when they need my support. Education was the best and only choice. I went to middle school in Egypt, but I did not feel that I really learne...
  • Ap Courses
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    Your 200 word typed essay explaining why you wish to be enrolled in an A. P course (s). I wish to be enrolled in AP courses to better prepared to manage the workload of college. AP courses will prepare me for the type of classes I will take in college. They will give a feel of the college environment. These courses will show any college admissions officer how serious I am about attending college. Some students think that their senior year is a time to relax and take an easy course load. I feel t...

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