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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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What should I expect on my first day of high school?

So, I'm starting high school this fall and I'm a little bit nervous. Can anyone share what their first day was like? I'm curious about the classes, making friends, and the overall atmosphere. How did you guys feel and what should I be prepared for?

7 months ago

It's completely natural to feel a bit nervous before starting high school, but it's also an exciting new chapter with plenty of opportunities! On your first day, you can expect to get your schedule, meet your teachers, and tour the school if you haven't already. Classes usually consist of syllabus reviews and introductory activities where you'll learn class expectations and start to get to know your peers.

Making friends comes with time. Start by being open to conversations and join clubs or sports that align with your interests. This can help you find a group with similar passions. The overall atmosphere might be a mix of excitement and anxiety for many students, not just you, so you're all in the same boat. Be yourself, and remember that everyone else is likely looking to make new friends too.

As you go through your day, try to stay organized, take notes on important information, and don't hesitate to ask questions if you're unsure about something. The high school experience is a journey that you'll navigate day by day. Embrace the experience, and before you know it, you'll be in a comfortable routine. Have a wonderful first day!

7 months ago

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