The Importance Of Schooling Students For College

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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 …show more content…
Instead, students learn that approximately one to two hours of studying will suffice for the test the next day. This becomes a habit for high school students when they enroll into college because they are used to only studying for one or two hours and memorizing all the content for the test. However, the content taught in college courses will be harder to memorize and will require longer sessions of studying to retain all the information. “One of the most important keys to academic success in college is having good study skills” (David). David Schoem believes that having high-quality study skills will benefit undergraduates because some college courses are based on tests such as mid-terms and final exams. High school teachers do not effectively teach studying skills to students which can decrease the students’ chance to pass college exams in the

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