College vs Highschool

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School plays an important role in our lives. Many of us will spend more than fifteen years at school in order to get the qualifications that are required to work in a specific field. Two important steps that we go through are high school and college. Even though some people would think they are relatively similar, there are very significant differences between them. The cost of high school education is not the same as the cost of college education. Also, some differences apply from an academic point of view. Typically the social environment also differs from high school to college which is a fact that can be related to the question of freedom versus responsibility. It is true to say that college is more expensive than high school. But it provides a higher education. Also, at college you have to buy your own books whereas in high school you borrow them from the school for a year. Paying for the education you desire is expensive, but many people have to pay even more. Many cities and towns do not have colleges, so students who want to achieve a higher education have to move away to another city where they will be provided the education they need. This often involves paying for an apartment and for food, and sometimes for the bus , which is not, unlike high school, free. College is substantially more expensive than high school. As college provides a higher level of education, the amount of work you have to do at home is a lot more cumbersome. In high school, where we receive a more general education, the time spent home doing homework is undersized. This does not mean that you do not put a lot of work into high school but it does mean that it is easier in that sense. Moreover, a big advantage of college from an academic point of view is that you have more choices. You can choose a lot of subjects related or not to your field of studies whereas at high school you
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