Graduation Speech : High School Essays

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Parents send their children to school five out of seven days in a week and one-hundred eighty days a year for twelve consistent years. This creates a chance for many high school students to attain the basic education before entering the workforce or continuing to higher education such as university colleges. Although students spend four years preparing for college in high school, students only learn the basic knowledge they need to succeed in college. Also, high school teachers are too lenient with assignments by letting students turn in late assignments while receiving full credit. High school does not properly prepare students for college because students lack decision-making skills, effective studying skills, and responsibility that many undergraduates must have to become successful in college. Many teachers believe that participating in a dual enrollment in high school will help students prepare for college. There are multiple college courses available for students in a high school such as composition I and II, college algebra, and college speech. These classes will put high school students ahead when they attend their first year of college because they will have college credits that can be transferable to the college of their choice. Also, it is true that online college courses might help some students transfer to a college environment easier, but what this argument fails to consider is that not all high school students take advantage of taking college courses during…

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