Don’t be alarmed because you can prepare to combat junior year in no time! Here are some of the ways sophomores in high school can be ready for next year.
While, inevitably, there will be nerves and challenges involved as you get accustomed to your high school and find your people and routine, there are certain ways to make getting involved in your high school easier. Here are seven of those ways:
Summer is the perfect time for this! During this time you can explore your interests outside the classroom and attain valuable experiences as a student. Rest assured that doing so does not have to take away too much time from having fun in the sun during your summer vacation.
I too have been in that situation; in fact, out of the eight colleges that I applied to, I was waitlisted to five of them. Fortunately, I got into all of my safety schools but none of the schools that were initially my first choice.
Once you’ve been accepted and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, it’s easy to want to sprint to it. But, you still have a quarter left of your senior year so, what do you do?
To some degree, high school–and all years of school and stages of life–will always be difficult. But, there are certainly some lessons–five, to be exact–that I learned the hard way in my first few months of freshman year.
While everybody’s experience is different when approaching their first AP class and test, there are six tips and lessons in particular that I would have benefited from knowing before I stepped foot into my first AP classroom.
Do you like talking to people about current issues around the world? Do you see yourself working as a broadcast reporter for CNN, NPR, or MSNBC? Or maybe as a writer for a newspaper like The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal?