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Five survival tips
I know what youíre thinking: Back to school, back to homework, teachers, tests
really does stink to go back, but here are five tips to help make it go easier:
teachers are going to expect a lot of you.
order to be ready for whatever your teachers throw your way, get yourself
prepared mentally, not just physically.
school is like a job, except you donít get paid. But, fundamentally, itís just
like middle school with a little extra work.
out about your new school
schools have a web site and it is usually easy to access. To find the site, you
can always Google the schoolís name.
sites typically tell you about clubs, sports, after school programs and other
activities that may appeal to you.
more you know, the less scared you will be.
out your high school
donít want to get lost on the first day of school and be late to all of your
classes. You want your first day to go as smooth as pie.
can obtain a map from the office or your schoolís guidance office.
to your friends
friends may be going to the same high school as you and they probably have the
you happen to be on a team for freshman year, I suggest you talk to some of your
friends to see if they will also play on the team with you.
Friends are great to talk with -- so donít be afraid and talk to them.
wonít get lost. You wonít forget to do your homework. You wonít forget to
study for your test or quiz.
You will be the best student you can be if you try at all, and you know that is all that really matters.
you do your best, nobody, including your teachers and your peers, will judge you
donít be nervous.
can be fun Ė and will be -- if you keep these tips in mind.
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