Step Up to the Plate
High School vs. Texas Tech: Welcome to the Big Leagues!
Texas Tech University provides you with a much different educational experience than your high school. Texas Tech is an outstanding institution that will challenge you to grow as an individual. Here are some of the differences between your high school and Texas Tech that you can expect to experience.
|Class Size averages 30 students||Classes range in size from 10-400 students|
|Teachers constantly remind you of homework and tests||Professors provide you with a syllabus on the first day of class. It is your responsibility to keep up|
|Live with immediate family at home||Live with almost 500 other Red Raiders in residence halls|
|Small campus with a few buildings||157 buildings spread out over 1,839 acres|
|Sports teams play cross-town rivals||Big 12 Sports with teams from 5 states|
|You live in your hometown||Welcome to Lubbock, Texas!|
|High school had a few student organizations||Over 400 different student organizations to join…you can create your own, too|
|Others helped you make decisions||You are responsible for your own decisions|
|Structured school and extracurricular schedule||You decide on what you do and when you do it|
|Know a majority of your classmates||One of over 28,000 Red Raiders|
|Friday Night Football||Saturday Game Day|
Swing the Odds in your favor
People and offices across campus are able to assist, but remember that it is YOUR responsibility to search out help and guidance throughout your career as a Red Raider.
The following offices and departments provide FREE tutoring and supplemental instruction for all students. Take advantage of these opportunities to improve your academic performance.
General tutoring and supplemental instruction.
Assistance in Math.
Writing assignments for all studies.
Fee based program for students with learning disabilities.