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How can I maximize my academic year?

Posted on Jun 27, 2016

The school academic year can get very busy. There is a constant tug between excelling on the academic front, and delving into activities that could possibly tip acceptance to your dream college in your favor. Here are a few tips on how to maximize your high school experience:

1) Work towards the A’s.
2) Challenge yourself.
3) Ace the tests.
4) Get recognition.
5) Take part in competitions in subjects that you love.
6) Volunteer.
7) Get deeper into extra curricular activities/interests.
8) Learn new skills.
9) Shadow people.
10) Start thinking about your college application early.

As you begin your academic year, explore the numerous options your school and community provide. If you are in the 9th or 10th grade, pick a few different activities, feed your curiosity and find your passion. If you are in the 11th or 12th grade, hone in on the activities you care about the most, assume leadership and responsibility roles, and maximize your impact.

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