The secondary education is your ladder to climb on to your college. Some allocate grades to your school performance, while some others give you high school diplomas. Whichever may be the case; this education will help you enter into the adult world of education. Most of the colleges and universities determine your place in their institutions by looking through your evaluations and performances here. They also give a supporting hand to your performances in the other fields like sports and fine arts. They want all round performers under their umbrella and not only bookworms. You can get secondary education from many different schools like public schools, private schools, religious schools, etc. The colleges and universities test your capabilities before granting you admission. They will assess you on specific subjects, general subjects, over all awareness, mathematics and other matters. Some of these recognize the placement examinations and the International Baccalaureate courses, which you take up in your high school. They award you credits accordingly. Most countries around the world are stressing on providing basic education to every child. This should not stop here and it should be to provide until secondary education for every child so that he grows up to be an asset to the whole country and to the entire world as a whole. Many children drop out of school due to certain financial problems or other problems at home. This problem needs to be tackled in order to bring the light of education into every individual. In today's world of advanced technology, the secondary education is just a stepping-stone in your path to higher and higher levels of education. You have to cross all these stages to attain all round development.