High School- No food or drink allowed in class!
College- Students bring entire meals to class.
High School- Textbooks are provided for free.
College- Textbooks cost a small fortune.
High School- You wake up early every morning for school.
College- You can schedule your classes for whatever time you choose.
High School- Your teachers have your schedule and time management already set for you.
College- You have to take responsibility for your own time management.
High School- Attendance is mandatory.
College- Attendance is strongly suggested to pass the class.
High School- Make up tests are always an option.
College- Make up tests are rare. If you miss a test day, you get a zero.
High School- You are in class for 8 hours each day.
College- You are in class for about 3-6 hours each day.
High School- You are forced to learn all subjects.
College- You can learn about whatever you want.
High School- You can finish all your homework in one night.
College- It's impossible to do that.
High School- Assigned reading is finished in class.
College- Assigned reading outside of class that takes you all night to finish.