Transitioning from high school to college is a BIG deal because high school and college can be very different for many students Here we will help ease some of those anxieties of change and hopefully answer some questions you’re wondering about the transition process!

Understanding the differences

Course levels

Elementary

Intermediate

Advanced

GER

Major Requirements

School/College

What

Requirements

Course structure

Credits

Pre-requisites

Schedule structure

Frequency of classes (2-3 classes per day)

 

Career oriented

 

Roles

HS: Lots of close support, after school help, during lunch, etc.

College: Tutoring, group tutoring, peer learning, writing centers, academic services, TA’s. professors, faculty, student organizations, etc.

Prepare for:

You can get some serious culture shock when you transition to college. There are differences in:

Learning culture

Social culture

Socioeconomic culture 

Class culture

Extracurricular culture

 

Professional relations with:

Professors

TA’s

Colleagues

Network

Employers

Lots of new independence and free time

Different learning and studying styles required for different classes

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