Throughout my junior year and the summer leading up to my senior year, I was flooded with advice on my senior year of high school. The most common advice that was given to me was to cherish every moment of my senior year, because it would be over sooner than expected. So that’s what I […]
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You made it!! Can you feel the nostalgia starting to set in? Well, hold that thought, because the first semester of senior year is no cakewalk. Remember how junior year was all about AP classes and SATs/ACTs and prepping for college? Yeah. So is first semester senior year. It’s time to make yourself a calendar of college application deadlines, SAT/ACT test dates (for retakes), AP exams, graduation gown orders, etc. There’s a reason we’ve all heard of senioritis. Don’t succumb! …Because second semester senior year is amazing. It’s the light at the end of the tunnel. Believe it or not, after the stress of college applications, and waiting for acceptances, you actually get to pick a college. And go to that college. So, please, enjoy this time with your friends and take part in your school’s senior year rituals. A change is gonna come (Sam Cooke, anyone?) and it’s going to be amazing. :)
I submitted my college apps, now what?
Submitting college applications can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. All seniors applying to college know how tedious and stressful they can be and once they are submitted, it is like a breathe of fresh air. Now that your college apps are in, what do you do? What goals are there to strive for?
Twenty Things I Wish I’d Known Before Senior Year
This past week I was grabbing a smoothie with several soon-to-be seniors (boy, do I love unintentional alliteration). Naturally, the topic of school came into conversation and, upon hearing their array of concerns, I was inspired to come up with this. So voila! Here is an exceptionally lengthy and most certainly over-kill list of what […]
To Do List for Soon-to-be-Seniors
I hate to be “that person,” but for the betterment of your senior year, I will suffer the reputation. I’m not about to tell you that summer shouldn’t be fun, relaxing, indulgent: because it should be. What it should also be, however, is the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for the oncoming chaos.
5 To-Do’s Before Graduation
Whether you’re rejoicing or mourning at the conclusion of the school year, the days we’ve got left are disappearing fast. It’s a weird kind of time for seniors, one in which nobody really knows how to feel. Nostalgic about our fleeting youth? Excited for the transition into “adulthood”? There’s definitely some fear and anxiety that […]
That Summer Before Senior Year
As consumed by finals as you may be (or may not be, if you’re an intelligent senior… I am not one of those), you can start finding solace in the fact that the end is near. I’m talking breakfasts at 11:00 a.m. Afternoons by the beach. Evenings catching up on every Netflix movie that you […]
25 Things I Learned Senior Year
I’m about to drop some truth bombs.
Five Things You Have to Do Once You’ve Made Your College Decision
Finally! You’ve made your decision about which college you’ll be attending in the fall. It’s so exciting! You are relieved and overjoyed. What should your next steps be? Celebrate You deserve to #treatyoself. Go out to dinner with your friends and/or family. Have some sweet treats and junk food. Watch movies. You worked hard […]
Making the Choice
If you are reading this post, a pretty huge congratulations is due because you did it! You got into college, and that alone is an immensely significant feat to be proud of. Now, chances are, you are faced by a whole new kind of problem: making the choice. Every single school, no matter how similar […]
The Four Types of Second Semester Seniors
Everyone handles second semester a little bit differently. But over the past few months, I’ve observed four main types of behavior within my senior class. Whether you’re a junior and you want to know what to expect or a senior who can relate to all of the antics that go on at this time of […]