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How to pass senior year

I'm getting a little bit stressed out about my upcoming senior year, especially with college applications and more demanding classes. Does anyone have any helpful advice on how to successfully pass senior year both academically and in terms of managing stress?

8 months ago

It's completely understandable to feel stressed about your senior year—it's a significant time with a lot of pressures. One of the best strategies is to create a balanced schedule that allocates time for academics, college applications, extracurricular activities, and relaxation. Start by outlining all your deadlines and commitments for the year. Then, use this to create a weekly plan that includes dedicated study times, college application work blocks, and breaks for downtime and self-care. Remember, it's important to stay organized and avoid procrastination. For example, setting aside a few hours each weekend specifically for college applications can help prevent a last-minute rush. Also, stay connected with your support system, whether it's family, friends, or school resources like your guidance counselor or teachers. They can provide encouragement and assist with managing workload or stress. And finally, don't forget to celebrate small victories along the way to keep yourself motivated. Completing a challenging assignment or submitting a college application deserves recognition and can help sustain your momentum. Stay focused, but also be kind to yourself and acknowledge that it's okay to take breaks when needed.

8 months ago

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