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Tips and tricks to a successful senior year

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Need to succeed this year?  Follow these tips to make your senior year count!

Need to succeed this year? Follow these tips to make your senior year count!

Arthur Siqueira

Arthur Siqueira

Need to succeed this year? Follow these tips to make your senior year count!

Jamie Carmichael

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Everyone knows that the first semester of senior year is the most stressful. We have to make the biggest choice of our childhood, which could essentially make or break the rest of our lives.

How do we even get through this first semester? How do I breeze through my applications? Well, today I’m going to help you with that. If you follow these few tips and tricks, there is no doubt in my mind you will secure the bag. Just read along, take notes, and you’ll have it down.

What to do senior year:

  • Do your work on time
  • Complete your Common and Coalition app as soon as possible
  • DO NOT SKIP SCHOOL NO MATTER HOW TEMPTING IT IS!!!!!!
  • Be kind to your teachers because you might need them for a recommendation (Hi, Mrs. Confino, I love you!)
  • Make sure you get all your applications completed on time
  • Study for the ACT and SAT
  • Take the ACT and SAT soon if you haven’t already
  • Get involved in a lot of extracurricular activities
  • Create a personal email
  • Make a resume for college

What not to do senior year:

  • Skip school
  • Never do your work
  • Sleep in class
  • Slack off
  • Not create a personal email
  • Sleep through the day
  • Not complete your applications
  • Not study for the ACT or SAT
  • Get into trouble

If you follow these simple tips and tricks of senior year, there is no doubt in my mind that you will breeze through senior year. It’s simple. Just attend school and do what you KNOW you have to do, and you’ll be set. The days come and go fast, so make sure you’re ready for next year. Good luck young kings and queens.

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