Advantages Of Attending School With Younger Students Essay

710 Words Aug 25th, 2016 3 Pages
There are a myriad of reasons for the vast diversity in the ages of students attending college. The advantages of attending school with younger students are they are tech savvy savants, they see the world from a different perspective and were born in the internet era which effects how they connect with other people and the world around them in a manner that is quite different from what I have previously experienced. Many younger students have no idea what a card catalog or the Dewey Decimal System is but have advanced skills such as the ability to code, make web pages and do graphic design which is an advantage to them because they were born into the internet age. When I was in high school if you wanted information you had to look in a book, now an e-book can be on a phone, tablet, Kindle, computer or a Nook. I suppose the different age gropes attending college see the world from very different prospectives.
Some of the advantageous I see attending college now versus attending high school was high school was free and college had to be paid for. Another advantage is the technological advancements have made access to information, communication, learning and knowledge easier to obtain. A perfect example is e-learning which was not even a notion conceived while I was in high school. Another advantage is the mass production of computers for general use which school incorporated as a means to distribute their curriculum to the masses. When I was in high school my mother had a…

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