I wish I'd have been one of those children that excelled at school, or even enjoyed it. As it turned out I was destined to mediocrity.
We are no stranger to the idea of Senioritis, it even has its own definition on urban dictionary. We describe Senioritis as excessive laziness that many high school seniors suffer from. The corona virus has, simply put, amplified our seniors laziness to the maximum.
So you have gotten your GCSE's grades and enrolled at your dream sixth form. You have no clue what to do next.
“Growing up, I never understood why some kids would be rewarded for doing the bare minimum, but now I get it.” The beauty of hindsight is it allows us to gain an understanding of things we previously were ignorant of. The frustrations of the past are swept away and replaced with a deep wave of empathy for why situations turned out as they did. Hindsight is a cheat code that allows us to take the future knowledge and apply it to the past, while desirable for the present moment, it is a matter the manipulation of fate to decide how the present turns out.
It’s the year 2020. The world has been flipped upside down. This is the year I’m supposed to graduate! A once in a lifetime opportunity came to a halt; actually, my life came to a halt. It was March 2020 and everything changed. This was the very beginning of our social shutdown. Everything closed. Restaurants, stores, banks, and of course... schools.
Graduating from high school is an exciting time for all students. It’s a bridge to new beginnings and a path for new adventures. Most graduates will continue their education and attend college to help them get started with their careers. Some will go to one directly after high school, while others will wait some time before attending one. Here are six reasons that explain some of the reasons why it’s important to take a year off after high school.
It was March 12, 2020 and I was sitting in English class. We were currently studying Macbeth. I was dozing off due to last night's intense basketball practice. The buzzer went off on our PA system that my high school had.
I passed the marquee outside my high school the other day on my drive home. Usually it showcases events, games, and exciting news going on at school. This time, in big black letters, it read: "WE ARE TITAN STRONG."
If you are in high school, your teachers, parents and counselors have continuously harped on the importance of grades and standardized test scores. Their advice can easily go in one ear and out the other. Yet while you may want to ignore them, they are correct about the significance of high school exams and GPA.
School has been known to be the only gateway in life. It's seemed as it's the cure for people to achieve a career and give them an automatic scholarship into a job. Most of this is determined during high school years. These are either your worst 4 years of your life or your best 4 years of your life. This is when you try to get noticed by top colleges. Usually studying all day and trying to reward yourself with a letter that defines you. Everyone or mostly everyone aims for an A. I say mostly because I don't.
With millions of students around the United States moving to remote learning during the coronavirus outbreak, challenges abound. Families are suddenly all working and going to school in the same space, which presents space and noise conflicts. It also can be easy to lose focus and get little done. Transitioning to virtual classrooms can be made easier by following a few useful tips.