Comparison and Contrast of High School Teachers vs College Professors

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Comparison and Contrast of High School Teachers vs College Professors

There are some similarities between high school teachers and college professors but there are many more contrasts. Academically speaking, both teachers and professors have grading styles and policies, deadlines and due dates for papers and projects, and a sense of compassion. If only I would have had someone explain the differences between the two levels of teaching, I probably wouldn*t have given up in high school.

It would not have taken me so long to get the courage to attend college. There are many myths that college professors are unattached drones that push you through. As for the high school teachers, they are more friendly and
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On the contrary, college professors usually hand out what is called a syllabus on the first day of class. The syllabus outlines the due dates of homework, projects, and when tests or quizzes are expected.
Your professor does (DELETE) tend to go over the syllabus with the class on the first day but, that is the first and last time they will go over it. They expect you to be an adult, not have to remind you every day that there are homework and tests. If you don*t remember when these things are due, or expected you can refer back to your syllabus go back and look them up in your syllabus. Also college professors don't really give any leeway with homework or deadlines. When something is due there are no excuses. Whereas with teachers, they would usually give you an extension, you would just lose 10 points or they would take 10% off of your final grade for that assignment.

As a result both high school teachers and college professors expect you to follow deadlines, they just have different ways of going about it. Teachers tend to hold your hand and consistently give you reminders. remind you on a daily basis. Whereas professors will let go of your hand and expect you to be an adult and know where to look to research and find the answer. As well as follow deadlines because in real life a deadline is a

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