Topic: Some people believe that university students should be required to attend classes. Others believe that going to classes should be optional for students. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answers.
After students enter the university, they have to study with a certain schedule of their school. Generally, they must finish five to seven subjects each semester and graduate after four years. This schedule can make them work under pressure most of their studying time, therefore they may not get enough essential knowledge. In my opinion, university should give optional classes for their students because it will be good for their study, time and grade.
First of all, when choosing classes by themselves, they will study effectively. Normally, they will choose the subjects they are interested in, and those subjects are necessary for their major. They will spend time to focus on those subjects in class; therefore, they can easily gain knowledge as much as possible. For example, in my university, I could choose my classes by myself, so I chose Maths because I like this subject. During the course, I took a lot of important knowledge about Maths and I feel that Maths will help me a lot in my major.
Secondly, optional classes can help students to arrange their time easily. They can make their schedule which is suitable for them; as a result, they can balance their time between studying and hanging out. This leads to the advantage that they do not need to work under pressure. For instance, in my own schedule, I only studied five mornings a week, so I use most of my afternoon to help my family and go out with my friends.
Finally, students may get high scores in the optional classes. They can choose the subjects they are sure that they will have high mark to improve their transcript. In some countries, transcript is very necessary for their careers when they graduated. These subjects not only help them get high scores but also give them integral knowledge. For example, my classmate always chooses the subjects which are easy to get mark A; thus, her transcript is higher than others in my class.
To sum up, I believe that optional classes help students a lot in the university, not only help them to get knowledge and high scores, but also give them a opportunity to arrange their time effectively.
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