Tuesday, June 8, 2010

What stands out about college???

College most definitely differs from high school and especially elementary. The first thing that grasps my attention is how in high school or elementary, you might have had people there who did not want to learn or who did not want to be there. In college you do not have that option. You are not being forced to go to college. If you do not want to be there, then you do not have to. College costs a lot of money and only those who truly want to be there will remain. In high school or elementary you had lunch time with free food provided – there is no lunch time in college and no free food. In college you have to be very independent. Elementary and high school prepares you for college, while college prepares you for life “the real world.” This is what stands out the most about college to me. What do you think stands out the most?

1 comment:

  1. I totally agree with you, Brandy. College is definitely a step up or a few steps up from high school! College is more of a privilege than a right these days and so those who are blessed with the opportunity to attend college should make the most of it and take advantage of all that the experience has to offer.

    You are also right when you say that college prepares you for life. In college, you learn more about yourself as a person. You learn the skills and knowledge that you will need to be successful outside of the classroom and after college. Also, you go through other developmental stages that help you understand more about who you are and what identities you have and hold most dear to you. As long as you maintain the strong core values that you were taught when you were younger you will do just fine. There is nothing wrong with growing and even changing (for the better), but make sure to not lose yourself.

    CNW :-)