Dating a freshman
Academics may seem a bit challenging, but for most freshman, there is still time to experiment with different extracurricular interests.The most important things a freshman learns are about herself.So learning about costs and how financial and merit aid is granted is something parents really need to START understanding in freshman year.And as you mentioned, the GPA colleges look at include grades from 9th to 11th grade – and each grade counts equally.It seems almost inconceivable that we could have a child this old, as our own high school days seem not so far removed.Looking at your new high school child, who by now may be looking at you eye-to-eye, it is hard not to feel as though time has begun to accelerate and the road to the empty nest become clear.1) It’s even more important than before to stay connected to other mothers (parents).
FAFSA forms are based on tax information from January of a student’s junior year.
The world of a 14/15-year-old is very different from that of a 17/18-year-old.
While some socializing is nice, end of season parties, cast parties, younger high school students are best encouraged to stay amongst their own.
It can also shake up an existing social order, bringing in a breath of fresh air to stratified social status.
Freshman year is high school, but not all high schoolers are the same.