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The top 16 ways college is different from high school. In high school. .. While in college. .. Your teachers constantly remind you of due dates and upcoming tests and quizzes. Once the professor lists the dates on the course calendar or syllabus, he or she assumes students are capable of obtaining this information on their own without the constant reminders. Students basically attend school every day for the same hours -- so there is quite a bit of structure and sameness to your days. Classes typically meet only two or three times a week and students have large gaps between classes, leading to very little structure -- and often a bit too much freedom that some students cannot handle well. Students often spend time in class completing assignments to fill class time -- what some students refer to as "busywork." The bulk of class time is spent taking notes or participating in discussions -- not completing homework or other graded assignments. Teachers often teach to the test -- typically feeding students all the information needed to study for exams. Professors often lecture about much more material than you'll ever be tested upon -- for the sake of knowledge -- though you will still need to understand both what material will be tested and the best way for you to study it. Many students could do very well
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course HON 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Ill. Chicago.

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