These are high school tips for freshmen, or what we call in more gender-neutral language, first-year students.
When you graduate middle school, it can be nerve racking to think about what high school would be like or what YOU would be like.
High school is the last four years of primary school and oftentimes, are the hardest.
This can be due to several external or internal factors.
High school can be a difficult four years if you are not focused on the right things. In high school, it’s easy to get caught up in the wrong things such as dating, drama, and friendships. That’s why in today’s article, I’m going to be giving you some high school tips and tricks.
Pay attention to your circle
In the movies and shows, you see teens with huge cliques and friend groups, but high school is nothing like that.
Of course people have their groups but it’s not like how movies portray it to be. Also, it’s good to keep in mind that having a lot of friends can make or break you. For example, if you have a large group of friends they are constantly in drama and picking fights with people, that will soon travel to you. I would like to also tell you that it’s okay to cut people off that no longer serve you or old friends that you grew apart from.
Stay focused on the work at hand
Although high school can be fun and full of new experiences, make sure you remember what you are supposed to do. You are there to gain an education and set yourself up for the future, even if you don’t pursue college most jobs will require a diploma and GED.
By practicing, you might learn the basics of time management and the art of mastering routines. You could also learn how to have a healthy balance of social media use and figure out how to use it for the best.
Participate in events even if you don’t feel the need to
I know that homecoming or prom sounds scary and even walking across the stage might be as well, but I would recommend doing so. I never went to homecoming and wish I did. At least go to one prom. I would recommend doing everything that happens senior year because you may regret it later in life, but in all honesty, it’s truly up to you.
At the end of the day, high school is what you make it.
If you do what you’re most supposed to do for the most part, you will be fine. It’s okay to make mistakes but make sure you learn from those mistakes, stay positive, and focused on what’s really important.
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