A strong, positive attitude is very important during your college quest. The crucial high school years — ninth through twelfth grades — present many obstacles to young people who are also struggling with another challenging situation — being a teenager. The pressures of teenage life, when mixed in with the stress of day-to-day high school, can be a strong demotivator for young people.
If you are a high school student or the parent of one, it’s time to take inventory of the attitudes that leave home with you or your child every school day. Here are some questions to consider: