Facts on student life, छात्र जीवन पर तथ्य

FACTS ON STUDENT LIFE, छात्र जीवन पर तथ्य


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.


Students have more distractions than ever in the classroom.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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!


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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!


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.


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!


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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.


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


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


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.


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