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Tips to Prepare for High School Life and Beyond

Adapted from Johnson and Wales and the Transition to University Life

  1. Have realistic expectations.
  2. Feelings do not equal reality.
  3. Stress is coming; be proactive about self-care.
  4. Challenge the "all or nothing" thinking.
  5. More than grades lead to self-worth.
  6. Avoidance does not make stress disappear.
  7. An issue is never too small to address.
  8. Get a head start on procrastination.
  9. Avoid virtual friendships.
  10. It is OK to ask for help!