Facts on student life, छात्र जीवन पर तथ्य

FACTS ON STUDENT LIFE, छात्र जीवन पर तथ्य

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According to 2016 research performed by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, 46.7 percent of students considered a campus visit "very important" before selecting a college.

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Students have more distractions than ever in the classroom.

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The average time that students spend on social networks has risen to an all-time high.

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Ironically, students don't rely heavily on social media to research their housing options.

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Despite an always-on society and the wireless lifestyle of modern students, college-goers still greatly value spending quality time with their friends.

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75.2 percent of students who spent at least six hours a week on social media also spent at least six hours with friends in person.

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According to reports from the National Center for Education Statistics, an increasing number of African American and Hispanic students are attending college.

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Many students are staying closer to home. In 2016, 37.9 percent attended a college within 50 miles of their permanent residence.

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First-generation students (those that are the first in their family to attend college) are less likely to attend their number one choice of university, once accepted.

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Students want housing that has easy access to the things they care

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about.Proximiting to campus is important, as well as a property that has modern amenities and is close to shopping and dining areas, gyms and other frequentky visited haunts.

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They also desire housing with both basic and more upscale amenities.

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Students want their college residence to feel like a second home, fully equipped for their needs.

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Really expensive. And you can't just figure in tuition, unless you're considering a community college.

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While you may be saving for four years of college, many schools have increased their graduation requirements so that five years is becoming the norm for most majors.

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This is reflected in school populations where women are often the majority. 775,000 male students enroll in colleges each year: 1,575,000 female students enroll each year.

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The look of the campus and its facilities are big selling points for many colleges: hotel-like swimming pools state-of-the-art fitness centers, restraunts, movie theaters, rock-climbing walls, game rooms, etc.

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Although most dorms rooms are still small and unimpressive, they almost all include microwave ovens and fridges.

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Instead of the limited dining hours that college cafeterias used to adhere to, you can now find food service around the clock.

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The typical food franchises you expect to see in any densely populated area were once restricted to operating off campus.

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The school push you ti travel, whether foe a semester or during school breaks.

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College is big business and the folks who do its marketing understand that to be competitive, they must promote more than academics.

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As college costs go up, so does the amount of bebt students must take on. In 2015 the average student graduated with $35,000 in students loans, which they'll be paying back for their first 10-15 years out of school. Ouch!

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Most schools have invested heavily in emergency alarms (located every 10-15 feetthroughout the campus in some schools!) and notification systems.

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They’re offered online. The lectures are via video, class discussions are held in online chat rooms, and homework and exams are given and graded online as well.

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They were when I was in school. But now most majors require at least a one-semester internship and more than one internship is encouraged.

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Many have water fountains with water bottle refill buttons. Recycle bins are found almost anywhere you find regular garbage cans.

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Schools recognize that their perceived value is directly connected to the success of their alumni. If their graduates can’t get jobs, the school’s reputation suffers.

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Schools are putting an increased emphasis on practical skills that are applicable to the workplace more so than regurgitating facts for tests.

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Colleges push students to get started on their resumes long before graduation. They encourage doing major “work-like” projects, getting internships, taking on part-time jobs, assuming leadership roles within the school and doing volunteer work.

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The number of colleges in the U.S. has exploded to approximately 5,000 in the past decade. And many existing universities have expanded. Now they all must put butts into chairs.

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Finally, as a parent, here’s one last surprising fact that probably won’t make you happy. The average college student attends 62 parties a year. No wonder they say your college years are the best years of your life!

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The City Montessori School in Lucknow, India, is the largest school in the world in terms of number of students, with more than 32,000 students.

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The students in China receive the most homework in the world. At an average, teenagers do a whopping 14 hours of homework in a week. Consider yourself lucky, you didn't have to!

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Pakistan does not give children a legal right to free education. Only children between the ages of 5 and 9 are entitled to compulsory education.

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Summer vacations in Chile start from mid-December and end in early March. That's 3 whole months away from school.

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France has the shortest school year from August to June and also the longest school day.

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Children in Germany receive a special cone called Schultüte, which is filled with pens, pencils, books and snacks.

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In Holland, children start school on the day they turn 4, which means that there's always someone new in the class.

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World's oldest school is in Canterbury, England. The King's School, as it is named, was founded in 597 AD.

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Kids in Japan are the most independent of the lot. They travel to school alone, clean their own classrooms and even carry lunch.

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Turin has the smallest school in the world with only one pupil. Confused if we should be happy for the child or pity him/her?

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Kids in Finland do not start school until the age of 7, which is one of the oldest ages around the world to start school.

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Iran is one country where girls and boys are educated separately till the time they reach college.

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In Kenya, it is not mandatory for children to go to school, but they mostly go anyway. Bless them!

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In Brazil, having meals with family is an important part of the culture, which is why schools start at 7 AM and are over by noon so that the kids can have lunch with their parents.

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World's highest school is situated in Phumachangtang, Tibet, at a height of 5,373 metres above sea level.