Debit school myths

As the first year, when a student moves from high school to university, I face enormous differences in how the school works and what is expected of me. We are receiving advice from parents, teachers, brothers and sisters, friends and courses

Here are some of the myths and fears I've heard, so I went after them to get the truth

"If I go to a small college, I will be at a very disadvantage for all the other students who started university immediately after school!"

It's definitely not true! In most cases, small colleges or polytechnic universities offer the same programmes as in larger universities. Some of the benefits of moving to smaller colleges in the first year, compared to larger universities, include a simpler transition, smaller class sizes and more affordable tuition fees. After you feel that you have gained the confidence (and the money needed for learning in your dream institution), you can migrate and not be at a disadvantage with other students. This is the biggest thing you need to do is a college program and course

" I was a student who was a direct student in high school. I barely studied and still got all the notes. Now I take four courses and I have two days off. It's going to be the wind! "

Hey, hey, hey, Einstein. The reality for university marks is that it's just a little harder to get A. True, you could be a teenage genius who only magically gets high grades with minimal effort, but at the university level more effort and effort are required to get the grades you want. Simon Fraser University offers " every hour spent in the classroom, waiting for at least three hours

"I have to make a decision about my big, and I can't change it as soon as I graduate."

The good news is that you can spend time choosing your primary and possibly spending the rest of your life. Some students have a dream that they want to study at the very beginning of college or university. Many, however, many students are ultimately entirely opposite to what they expected. The best way to find your passion and niche is to conduct different courses outside your comfort zone. In fact, a lot of people

"The professor is medium, unverifiable, and I can't talk to them if I have any questions."

It should not be denied that some professors are more accessible than others (

"The university is all about the party, the parties and the barrels!"

Universities and colleges tend to be a refuge for the parties: in the residence, through brotherhood, and even students in various faculties and clubs have held exclusive parties. It's important, though

" My sister warned me about a fresh-year course. But I'm exercise, so what happens to me? "

Oh, yeah, the "Freshman 15" husty myth. Article issued by the University of Windsor

" So my roommate just died. I'm not in the class because I was lying in my bed and crying. But I heard that I would get an automatic "A" so I could grieve in the world. "

We're very sorry that your neighbor was driving by. However

You are concerned that you are worried to make friends or be able to make a possible transition from college to university, to know that your post-secondary life is what you do from it. So, please welcome people to your lectures and talk to your teachers about what you don't understand

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Rachel Wong is a student at Simon Fraser University. She's a self-proclaimed music nerd and can usually be found in her magazine. Her dream is to place Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live and one day for her muse, Jimmy Fallon. However, if this does not work, the news anchor will work for 6 hours too