Summer School Benefits

Summer School Benefits

Before college, the combination of ‘summer’ and ‘school’ sounded about as appealing as juvenile detention, but in college, summer school takes on a completely different meaning. In high school, summer classes take away your liberty, but if you take one in college, you get your freedom back. College is a time of liberation and responsibility, but so many students struggle with living under their parents’ rules when they go home for break. After spending months at a time on your own, it’s hard coming back home to curfews. Luckily, for college kids we have the option of taking summer courses, and there’s actually a ton of benefits aside from the freedom.

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The Benefits of Attending Summer School

The Benefits of Attending Summer School

Summer school at college is completely different than high school summer school. At college it means freedom, sleeping in until noon every day, and having almost no responsibilities. My first summer, last year, was the most fun I’d ever had. I made so many new and old friends, and had the time of my life.

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Advice on Taking Summer Classes

Advice on Taking Summer Classes

Marena here from the University of Central Florida with some advice on taking or not taking Summer classes. So in high school, once Summer hit you were a free bird and it was going to be the best three months of your life! But now that you’re in college and finishing a certain amount of credit hours hopefully within four years becomes your new goal, which might mean Summer school. Truthfully, there are downsides to taking Summer classes like not being able to travel as much, still having homework and school to worry about (during Summer?! yes), and it definitely limits your coveted Summer freedom. However it doesn’t have to be that bad if you plan it right and in the long run it will pay off education wise.

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