An Open Letter to Upper Classmen

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An Open Letter to Upper Classmen

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As a new school year dawns, juniors and seniors face the most important years before heading off to college. These are the years of more AP courses, more homework, and competitive students with mostly all one main goal: getting into a good college.

Juniors and seniors should find themselves focusing on readying themselves for college. PSAT and SAT tests, as well as studying hard for them, are at the top of the list. Additionally, keeping a high-grade point average or a relatively good one. Additionally, it is helpful to participate in school club activities, community service, helping your faculty and staff and overall being a helpful member of your community.

“The SAT is probably one of the most important tests you can study for in high school, the second would be the ACT, ” senior Sarah Lovett said.

If you can, take as many Dual Credit or AP courses and tests as possible as well as PSAT’s, SAT’s, and ACT’s. In the long run, these can boost acceptance probability and expand your academic resume. (See attached testing dates if you haven’t already signed up for some.)

Although, these can be the hardest years for students. You might find yourself slacking as it becomes harder to remain determined. The homework piles up, A’s slip to B’s, and your 100% effort may have fallen to 90%…  but that’s okay, just push yourself upright and hop back on your horse.