Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020
Senior year of high school is a lot of different things: it’s college applications, prom, essays, classes, extracurricular activities, and so much more. It can be hard to prepare for so much at one time. Student vlogger Zenavieve has some advice on how to prepare to have a great senior year.
Start a senior bucket list (1:05)
Make a list of everything you want to do academically and socially, and use this list to set goals for yourself ahead of time so those aspects of your life don’t get lost in the rush of senior year.
Related: Setting Your Senior Year Bucket List
Keep your grades up (1:49)
Just because you get accepted to college doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep your grades up! You don’t want your college decisions to get rescinded because you got a case of senioritis.
Take pictures (2:26)
Your senior year is going to be so memorable! Make sure to take some pictures so you can preserve those memories for a long time. Take videos when you get admission decisions and different aspects of the application process too.
Start the hard work now (3:07)
Set goals now for how you want your senior year to turn out. If you want to be at the top of the class, that starts on day one! So make sure you’re putting in the effort now and not trying to rush your best academics during the last two weeks of school.
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