They also may need to work for a year to save money to attend school at a later time. They will need to build positive relationships with adults in the school building because these adults will be excellent resources to use as references and/or recommendations when job searching.
Make sure you realize how expensive a senior year can be. A few of the costs you should be aware of that are senior related, are: senior pictures, cap and gown rental, announcements/invitations to graduation, clothes for different senior functions, graduation gifts, college application fees, ACT/SAT testing fees, yearbook salutes … the list can get quite extensive. We just wanted you to be aware of these upcoming expenses.
This is a fun, different type of year. Try to enjoy it with your student. It may be the last time they actually live at home. Quit hooting and hollering and jumping for joy — the neighbors might call the police.
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