If you're a rising senior, the final phase of your high school marathon is about to begin. For some of you who are heading to college, the finish line may seem to appear either in mid-December this year or early spring next year. You may think that the finish line is your college acceptance news. However, it's not quite that simple.
There are two critical phases of your senior year: The part that leads up to your acceptances and the part that comes after them. Senior year is when you have to keep the academic and extracurricular momentum that you've gained so far rolling. There's no room for a letdown on either end of the year.