What is the hardest part about the transition between high school and college?
What responsibilities were you unprepared or unaware you would have to fulfill? What do you wish your parents prepared you most to do? What advice could you give to #highschoolgrads making that leap?
I agree with the previous post. You have to do your own chores and manage your own time and money. You have freedom to do whatever you want so that can become a problem. You have to discipline yourself and rein yourself in. This is what I tell new high school graduates:
Sonya recommends the following next steps:
Going to college is exciting but can be daunting if you will be away from home. These two skills I think can be good to prepare yourself before going to college:
- Learn how to do laundry if you don't already
- Learn how to manage time effectively. This will likely be the single most important skill to master to succeed in college and in life after graduation