How does high school prepare you for college?
There are many ways in which high school will prepare you for college. While you might feel as if you are a high school student when you enter as a freshman, you will feel as if you are almost in college by the time you are in high school for a couple of years.
You might think that is an obvious statement, but there really is a feel of almost being in college when you are an upperclassmen in high school.
By the time that you are a junior in high school, you are already being prepared for college, and the way that you are going to be treated in college.
If you are taking any AP classes when you are in high school you are preparing for college.
The classes are college style, and the workload that you are expected to maintain is that of a typical college class. Not surprisingly, they are eligible to get you college credit if you are able to get a high enough grade on the AP exam. The advanced courses really help you out.
When you are a senior, you start driving to school, or for some students when you are a junior.
You get to learn about the joys of finding parking, and how not finding a spot can make you late for class, or why it isn’t always great to leave school for lunch. It also is the first way in which you stop relying on the school for transportation, and you are on your own in that way.
The high school that you go to will help you get ready for college.
They will help you apply, get your classes in order, and prepare your transcripts that you will be sending to colleges. They also provide the SAT locations, and provide results for that, as well as sometimes help you prepare for those exams. Your teachers will also be giving you insights into college life, and how to act when you are in college.
High school will prepare you for college in a lot of ways. High school is really the first step toward becoming an adult, and not just another step in the public school system. Study hard, and take the advice that you can get along the way.
College is important, and being ready for college is the first step to doing well.