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9 Things You Should Know Going Into the 9th Grade: Advice from a Senior to a Freshman

Welcome to high school! After being in here for four years, you get a little sense of wisdom on the topic. That is why I am here to give you some tips as you enter the big bad world of Harrison Central High School. These are some things I’ve thought of, along with the help of my friends that we wish we would’ve known entering the first of our four years here.

Get Good Grades
I know how easy it can be to slack off in high school, especially freshman and sophomore years, because you’re thinking “It won’t matter until senior year.” WRONG. Any senior will tell you they wish they studied harder during their first years of high school, because colleges will look at those years as thoroughly as they will the later years. You will also get so many more privileges being a student with good grades! Our school has plenty of opportunities if you work hard to get them! Use the resources you have and work to achieve. It will be worth every minute in the end!
Find Your Calling High school is the beginning of figuring out who you are as a person. It’s the prime opportunity to discover the things you’ll like- and the things you don’t. Try new things! Why not take an art class? Why not sign up for the Academic Challenge team? Think you might like acting? Do the spring play. That’s the easiest way to figure out what you love. I did Ohio Model United Nations and it opened my eyes to so many passions I’ve…

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