College Survival Vocabulary
granting approval or belief in a school
a farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
The knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes necessary for performing certain tasks.
an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items
The number of hours a student is in class for each term
course of study in a school or college
a man who is the senior member of a group
a specialized sphere of knowledge
the act of dropping something
an examination administered at the end of an academic term
methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, Application that students must complete to qualify for federal aid.
General Equivalency Diploma
an average calculation attained by dividing the grades achieved by a student during the course of an education program by the total value of those course
allow to have
lacking one or more of the four whorls of the complete flower--sepals or petals or stamens or pistils
Practice done without intervention by the teacher. This approach includes many activities done with a computer.
a position in which a person receives training by working with people who are experienced in a particular field.
a sum of money borrowed which is expected to be paid back.
of greater importance or stature or rank
Single-payment loans and loans that permit the borrower to make irregular payments and borrow additional funds without submitting a new credit application; also known as revolving or open-end credit.
College or university that accepts almost any applicant with a high school diploma or the equivalent (G.E.D.)
after hight school, as in training or education
an evaluation in which students must perform specific required tasks
required as a prior condition or course of study
a list of information on a table about one person or object
someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
a specialized division of a large organization
half a year
an integrated course of academic studies
a word or expression used for some particular thing
a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
a university student who has not yet received a first degree
The coarses students are generally expected to complete during the junior & senior years od a typical-baccalaureate degree program
the discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing the use of an addictive drug.
A type of financial aid which pays students to work part-time, often on campus, during the academic year.
an expert who gives advice
a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things