Maybe my school is the exception, but “everyone” was WRONG.Getting adjusted to dorm life, insane amounts of studying, and office hour etiquette was way easier than getting adjusted to the sheer number of funny, mature, is-that-Ryan-Gosling-no-he’s-just-crazy-hot guys walking around. (and Ms.) Rights on campus, it can be a tough call to decide whether or not to date your first year. Pro: He’ll automatically be inducted into your friend group.Dear Mom of High School Freshman, It is hard not to feel, in those weeks leading up to the first day of freshman year, that you and your child have finally hit the big leagues. High school is, in many ways, a break with everything that has gone before. High school takes four years because that is the minimum it takes for both kids and parents to transition from the final days of childhood to the first moments of adulthood.
This is especially pertinent the first year, because that’s when everyone is running around like crazy trying to fill the gaping void in their social life that opened up when they left everyone they knew. I’m struggling to come up with anything that about the first couple months of life away from home that isn’t completely different from your old life. Keeping that “WTF is even happening” effect in mind, it can be nice to have some constancy and a ready source of emotional back-up.
(For instance, James Fowler of UC-San Diego recently used data from Add Health be a genetic foundation for an individual's political beliefs.) For their paper, Arcidiacono, Mc Elroy, and Beauchamp focused on the dating and sex lives of high schoolers—a subject much-analyzed by magazine editors and romantic-comedy screenwriters, but less familiar to social scientists.
Camden County Athletic Department is making an effort to get more students in the stands for CCHS athletic events.
*Note: Students entering directly from high school with more than 21 credits are held to all policies governing first-year students.
Although university commencement ceremonies only occur in May, degrees are also awarded in October and January.