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American college Life


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A brief discuss about college life in America.

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American college Life

  1. 1. American College Life By: Nina Gamell
  2. 2. University of Redlands - University of Redlands is a small, private liberal arts college in Southern California. - Tuition/Room and board is $59,000 per year. - Enrollment is 5,000 students. - It is well known for its Business school and Psychology program. - You can also “Create your own Major” and combine areas of interest that fascinate you.
  4. 4. The Structure of American Colleges - You must take general education requirements or Liberal Art Foundations (LAFS) - The reason: to have a well rounded education and to experience different interdisciplinaries.
  5. 5. - You must achieve at least 128 credits to graduate. - Schools are either semester based or quarter system based. - Most schools start and end like this: September-December (Fall 1st semester) January-May (Spring 2nd semester) -There is also summer or winter schools if you want to take more credits.
  6. 6. Involvement and Social Life -Fraternities and Sororities (is an organized society of men and women associated together in an environment of companionship and brotherhood dedicated to the intellectual, physical, moral, religious, and/or social development of its members) -Different Clubs (ex: Meditation, Environment, Japan Club) -Part Time Jobs (minimum wage is at $9.00) -On campus dances and concerts
  7. 7. A day in the life of Nina….. 7:30-8:00 AM: Wake up 8:30 AM: Eat breakfast and study for class 9:30-11:00 AM: Go to class 12:00 PM: Eat lunch in the cafeteria 1:00-2:20 PM: Go to class 2:30-3:50 PM: Go to class 4:00-6:00 PM: Dance Practice 6:00-9:00 PM: Get dinner then go to my part time job 9:00-12:00 AM: Study 1:00 AM: Sleep
  8. 8. Study Expectations -Professors expect at least 12 hours per week of studying for each 4 credit class. -This includes preparation for homework assignments, quizzes, tests, presentations, papers, midterm exam and final exam.
  9. 9. Minute Paper Questions 1) What did you learn from my presentation? 2) What are some differences or similarities that you found in comparison with your college life?