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    Uni vs. High School

    Hello everyone!

    Now I want honest opinions, is University better than High School? In terms of the social life, studying, workload etc

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Uni is better than high school because there's more flexibility in your life (debatable) and your not hassled by your teachers about certain things. Also there is an emphasis on self independence. Social life would obviously be better because there are more opportunities (in terms of student societies) and uni events (pub crawls, cruises, etc)

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    tbh I miss high school

    but I guess I'm not under pressure to show up at 9am to uni everyday so that's a plus

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    tbh I miss high school

    but I guess I'm not under pressure to show up at 9am to uni everyday so that's a plus
    why would u miss high school? i found it irritating tbh. you're forced to go to classes and such and if u don't rock up your parents get called and all that. it's like dictatorship imo which can become really irritating at times
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by studygirl118 View Post
    Hello everyone!

    Now I want honest opinions, is University better than High School? In terms of the social life, studying, workload etc
    I honestly preferred high school cause u get to see your friends all day everyday.
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    both r bad in different ways
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    They both have their good and bad points respectively.
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxxnuts View Post
    why would u miss high school? i found it irritating tbh. you're forced to go to classes and such and if u don't rock up your parents get called and all that. it's like dictatorship imo which can become really irritating at times
    Quote Originally Posted by Zoinked View Post
    I honestly preferred high school cause u get to see your friends all day everyday.
    this tbh
    I'm quite a loner now

    Got through 4 years of uni without anyone to talk to or hang out with

    A very isolating experience for someone extroverted like me, so I guess I miss that about high school

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    And my high school friends are mostly unavailable and/or moved on with uni friends
    Don't get to see them much

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    cant be an alcoholic in hs, so uni wins
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    who cares about your timetable - you should be going into uni every day to study and do whatever regardless

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    The chad highschool: hit on girls all day, play sports and hang out with your mates.

    The virgin uni: study hard and volunteer for societies in an attempt to show megacorps you are a hard worker.
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by RenegadeMx View Post
    cant be an alcoholic in hs, so uni wins
    who said u cant

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    this tbh
    I'm quite a loner now

    Got through 4 years of uni without anyone to talk to or hang out with

    A very isolating experience for someone extroverted like me, so I guess I miss that about high school
    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    And my high school friends are mostly unavailable and/or moved on with uni friends
    Don't get to see them much
    im quite sure that once u reach uni you'd make new friends through your degree and student societies dont u? like i mean you'll see your friends from time to time?

    also i feel that hanging out with the same mates from time to time can get quite irritating which is why i personally think it's better to meet new ppl, get to know their personalities, life, etc

    in hs u may meet your friends everyday but tbh i cant deal with some rude students who carry on with their behaviour

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Uni is better because you don't have to do english
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxxnuts View Post
    im quite sure that once u reach uni you'd make new friends through your degree and student societies dont u? like i mean you'll see your friends from time to time?

    also i feel that hanging out with the same mates from time to time can get quite irritating which is why i personally think it's better to meet new ppl, get to know their personalities, life, etc

    in hs u may meet your friends everyday but tbh i cant deal with some rude students who carry on with their behaviour
    Yeah you would

    I didn't really get that opportuity because i transferred unis

    and also because I didn't do a fixed degree, like I was doing different subjects to everyone at different times etc.

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    not to mention the cliqueyness of selective students that mix with their own kind

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    Quote Originally Posted by pikachu975 View Post
    Uni is better because you don't have to do english
    thats why i find hs to be "totalitarianistic"
    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    Yeah you would

    I didn't really get that opportuity because i transferred unis

    and also because I didn't do a fixed degree, like I was doing different subjects to everyone at different times etc.
    but im sure you still made friends with them but havent had much of a chance to keep in contact with them? r u still in contact with them via fb, email, phone, etc?
    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    not to mention the cliqueyness of selective students that mix with their own kind
    tbh idk how they're going to cope in the real world

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxxnuts View Post
    thats why i find hs to be "totalitarianistic"

    but im sure you still made friends with them but havent had much of a chance to keep in contact with them? r u still in contact with them via fb, email, phone, etc?

    tbh idk how they're going to cope in the real world
    it was more aquaintances, never went beyond that as they already had their own circles. Also new semester, new subjects, new people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoinked View Post
    The chad highschool: hit on girls all day, play sports and hang out with your mates.

    The virgin uni: study hard and volunteer for societies in an attempt to show megacorps you are a hard worker.
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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    In my opinion
    social life - worse, people in uni stick to their groups and seldom want to make friends outside of their groups according to my experience (UNSW)
    Workload depends on the subject
    Studying depends on the mark you want. I study more in uni than i did in highschool since i need good grades to transfer. For mostpart its like highschool where if you study you will do well in tests but some subjects are pure bs COUGH FINS1612 where they expect you to self study and test you on shit they dont teach

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    Quote Originally Posted by Queenroot View Post
    it was more aquaintances, never went beyond that as they already had their own circles. Also new semester, new subjects, new people.
    should've kept in contact with them so you'd gradually become 'friends'. also im sure you would at least have friends in student societies (coz they're not like uni semesters where u do new subjects and meet new ppl)
    Quote Originally Posted by aoc View Post
    In my opinion
    social life - worse, people in uni stick to their groups and seldom want to make friends outside of their groups according to my experience (UNSW)
    Workload depends on the subject
    Studying depends on the mark you want. I study more in uni than i did in highschool since i need good grades to transfer. For mostpart its like highschool where if you study you will do well in tests but some subjects are pure bs COUGH FINS1612 where they expect you to self study and test you on shit they dont teach
    yeah those ppl u are referring to (the selective students queenroot was referring to) wont learn proper social skills

    im sure workload would be much more (coz it's uni)

    in uni it would seem more competitive esp with competitive degrees such as med and law (in terms of uni marks and transferring) although i guess u could say marks in hs are crucial esp with med where all u do is sit umat, get a high atar and do an interview (for most unis) and doing an internal transfer would be more difficult because u need to sit gamsat (6 hrs compared to umat 3 hrs and it's a written test iirc)

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    Re: Uni vs. High School

    I mean the fact that at Uni you can finish at 9 pm, and start at 9 or 8 am the next day makes the hours at school seem more tolerable.
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