Friday, March 02, 2007

 

When College isn't College

Ok this has been driving me nutts lately. In Canada there is a pretty distinct line between College and University. BUT in the US everyone seems to refer to post-secondary education as College (whether it's actually College or University). Is there really no difference between a College Diploma and a University Degree in the US? Is one not hands on (college) and the other book (university) learning like it is in Canada?

(Yes that last line is over generalized but that's basically how it boils down.)

Comments:
You write very well.
 
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