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How do I balance my college applications with my senior year coursework?

Hello, I'm a junior, and I'm starting to think about how to manage my college applications while keeping up with my senior year classes. I want to maintain a strong GPA and stay involved in my extracurriculars, but I also know that college applications can be time-consuming. How did you all balance these responsibilities? Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're thinking ahead and planning for your senior year. Balancing college applications with coursework and extracurriculars can be challenging, but with some organization and time management, you can definitely handle it all. One thing that helped my child was creating a schedule for college applications. Set aside specific times each week to work on them, and try to stick to that schedule as much as possible. Additionally, consider starting your applications during the summer before senior year, so you can get a head start before the school year begins. It's important to stay organized and break the process down into smaller tasks, such as making a list of colleges, writing and editing essays, and gathering recommendation letters. Remember to communicate with your teachers and counselors if you need support or advice during the process. Best of luck with your college applications and senior year!

10 months ago

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