Being a high schooler is hard – even harder if you plan to attend a college after you graduate. I should know, I am in high school too. But, let me take a few steps back and introduce myself. My name is Dana and I am a new High School Blogger!
A few facts about me:
1. I am a rising senior at a public school in Oakland, California
I am the current captain of my school’s golf team and mock trial club. I also participate in creative writing club and theatre. I think the most enjoyable part of my high school experience has been being a part of my school’s ASB. I have a lot of spirit for my school, and I think participating is the best way to get the most out of high school.
2. I am not a perfect student
I do not claim to be a perfect student and be on track to the top colleges in the world. I am just like everyone else. I try my best, but I make mistakes; I have flaws. My grade point average fluctuates between 3.7 to a 4.2 depending on the time of year and the classes I am taking. I try to take a handful of advance placement classes to challenge myself but that is exactly what they are, a challenge.
3. I am a hard worker
While I am not a perfect student, I try to make up for it in my work ethic. I try to keep busy by participating in multiple internships and studying for SAT/ACT. I have taken the ACT and plan to take the SAT this October. I am obviously not an expert, but I do have a lot of knowledge on both tests.
While writing for Magoosh I hope you can take some of my knowledge and apply it to your high school career. I will be blogging from SAT/ACT prep, college admissions, scholarships, high school life, and more! Don’t be shy to comment ask questions and submit comments. I would love to hear from everyone!
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About Dana Sinclair
Dana is a current high school senior who enjoys writing when she has a free moment. When she’s not studying, reading, or interning, she loves to go exploring the Bay Area with her friends. She loves discovering new activities and learning as much as she can. She hopes to help fellow students achieve their goal by sharing her knowledge on how to navigate high school life.
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