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The Kids' College Almanac , 4th Edition by Barbara C. Greenfield, Robert A. Weinstein

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What Is College?

College provides a bridge to your future. When you go to college, you will have the opportunity to learn new things and to build skills. You will have the opportunity to learn more about yourself and to explore careers that may be part of your future. You will also have the opportunity to make new friends and to share new experiences with them.

Colleges are schools of higher education. At college you can continue your education at an advanced level, beyond what you learn in middle school or high school. Most colleges work in much the same way. Yet they can take many forms, as you will see. Because of these differences, you will have the opportunity to find a college that’s right for you!

Types of Colleges

Many colleges can ...

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