What is the advantage of college?
It prepares you, both intellectually and socially, for your career and your adult life. The benefits of a college education include career opportunities like better paying and higher skilled jobs, but studies have shown that it also leads to overall happiness and stability.
Can a 13 year old attend college?
There is no minimum age to attend college, though there IS a minimum age for college or private accommodation. Usually, someone qualifying for college at an early age is either living at home or lives with someone acting as a guardian during their college years, often a parent.
Why should students pay for college?
Students Should Pay for College Because They Benefit the Most. Many people feel that even if there are societal benefits to a better educated population, the people that benefit the most are those who get the degree. Therefore, they should pay.
What’s the difference between school and college?
You can call a college a “school.” You can even call a university a “school.” You can use the word “school” for any English language institute, undergraduate or graduate program, or secondary (“high”) school. U.S. university or college follows after high school, or secondary school.
Where does my college tuition go?
Academic support (e.g. administrators, deans, libraries) – 7% Public service (e.g. conferences, institutes, reference bureaus) – 5% Operations & maintenance (e.g. utilities, insurance, maintaining facilities) – 4% Student services (e.g. admissions, counseling, student activities & organizations) – 4%
Can you go to college at 16?
Yes, you can. I was able to start college at 16 as a dual enrollment student the summer before my Junior year of High School, and at the start of my Junior year I was allowed to enroll as an accelerated full-time student and I also took my AP courses at my High School in the afternoons each day.