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Why Early College Might Be Your Best Escape Route

Hey there, fellow school hater! Are you tired of the daily grind of high school? Do you dream of breaking free from the shackles of traditional education? Well, my friend, you're not alone. Today, let's talk about why early college might just be your best escape route from the madness of high school.

You know, John Taylor Gatto once said that the true purpose of schools is not to educate, but to indoctrinate. Pretty heavy stuff, right? It's like they're trying to mold us into obedient little robots instead of nurturing our individuality and passions.

So, how does leaving high school early work? It's simpler than you might think. Many colleges and universities offer programs for high school students to enroll early. You can start taking college-level courses and earn credits towards your degree while still in high school. It's like getting a head start on your future while escaping the monotony of traditional schooling.

Now, let's talk requirements. Each college or university may have slightly different criteria, but generally, you'll need a strong academic record and the recommendation of your high school guidance counselor. Some schools may also require standardized test scores like the SAT or ACT. But don't worry, with dedication and determination, you can meet these requirements and open the door to early college.

So, why should you consider early college as your escape route? Well, for starters, you'll have more freedom and flexibility in your education. Say goodbye to rigid schedules and boring lectures. You can choose courses that actually interest you and tailor your learning experience to your passions.

Not to mention, early college can save you time and money in the long run. By earning college credits in high school, you can potentially graduate earlier and enter the workforce sooner. Plus, many early college programs offer tuition discounts or even free tuition, easing the financial burden of higher education.

So there you have it, my fellow school hater. Early college might just be the key to unlocking a brighter, more fulfilling future. Don't let the constraints of traditional schooling hold you back. Embrace early college as your escape route and pave your own path to success.

Where to next? Pick one!

Posted in: Blog, College, Start College Early on April 13, 2024 @ 8:24 PM


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