Every year I always make a checklist for myself, focusing on what I want to accomplish academically, socially, and athletically that year. I believe it has helped me to focus on what is important and what things take priority in my life. Sadly, I have realized in recent weeks that my academics took precedence over a lot of other options in high school. Therefore, my advice to high school students regardless of their grade is to find a balance between fun and seriousness in their lives in order to get the most enjoyment and the best education out of their high school years.
No matter how well planned, one’s path in life will change often so learning to adapt is key.
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As a junior signing up for next year’s classes, I have a lot of questions I wish people would just answer straight out instead of giving me the whole “It’s your life and they’re your choices” spiel I’ve gotten from just about every counselor, teacher, and friend that I’ve asked for advice.
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By junior year, I have realized my time here is dwindling away.
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Time flew by way too fast during my first two years of high school, and this year I am a junior.
This year I am a junior at Birdville High School.
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I am starting to realize how important this school year will be for me.
As a senior in high school, every time I hear the word “college,” an endless list of worries and anxieties runs through my brain like the final credits to an overstaffed movie.
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I have a long list of hopes and wishes for the year ahead but I will share only a select few. First and foremost, I anticipate reading more books. I plan to read more since I am determined to go to college for English and Communication Arts. Secondly, I hope to grow taller. I am an inch from being 5 feet tall. Thirdly, I hope to befriend more people in my senior year.
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The famed senioritis is already beginning to spiral through my thoughts. As I make list upon list of things I need to get done, I find myself succumbing to distractions.
My goals and expectations for the coming school year are beginning to feel a bit overwhelming.
Although for many people school is a dreadful occasion, I always seem to be more excited as the years pass.
Things I’m hoping to get out of the year ahead and goals I’m setting for myself: To simply be proud of myself at the end of the year is my most honest goal.
“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff that life is made of.” – Benjamin Franklin
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I am not exactly sure where I would like to go to college, but I have requirements, expectations, and goals.
Looking back on my experience with the college admissions and future planning process, the phrase “hindsight is 20/20” comes to mind.