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Senior year stress levels?

Hi there! I've heard that senior year can be really stressful with college applications, maintaining good grades, and balancing extracurriculars. Can anyone share their experiences on how stressful senior year was for them and any advice on how to manage the stress? Thanks for any help!

8 months ago

Hello! There’s a lot to juggle with college applications and keeping grades up, not to mention the extracurricular commitments that often ramp up in senior year as leadership roles become available. You may find it helpful to create a structured schedule and set priorities. For example, dedicate specific times for homework, college essays, and relaxation. Additionally, stay organized with a calendar for all your deadlines, which may help reduce the stress of forgetting something important.

Taking care of your physical health by getting enough sleep and exercising, even just a walk, can also be a great stress reliever. Lastly, it's good to celebrate small victories along the way to keep morale high. Remember, senior year is not just about the finish line; it's about enjoying the journey too.

Hang in there, and don't hesitate to seek support from friends, family, or school counselors when needed. It’s a marathon, not a sprint, and pacing is key.

8 months ago

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