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Siblings in Same Class

IceQubeIceQube Posts: 3,184Registered User Senior Member
edited September 2011 in High School Life
What is it like to go to the same class with a sibling? Is it awkward? Has anyone experienced this before?

I'm wondering because my brother and I both want to take the same elective next year and we might have the same period.

We aren't exactly best buds - I find him quite annoying - so how will it work out? Or should I just ditch AP Human Geo next year?
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Replies to: Siblings in Same Class

  • bananasoupbananasoup Posts: 415Registered User New Member
    Just sit as far away from him as possible, maybe?

    At least it's not like having your brother as a teacher as my friend has it :b
  • IceQubeIceQube Posts: 3,184Registered User Senior Member
    bananasoup wrote:
    At least it's not like having your brother as a teacher as my friend has it :b

    Please elaborate :p.

    I'm just a little worried because we are both high schoolers, and we act a certain way around each other and another way around our friends. I tend to be a little more uh ... perverted ... around my friends? I bet my brother is too, but I don't want to find out :p.
  • Determined123Determined123 Posts: 122Registered User Junior Member
    I think you're being ridiculous and over-dramatic. I've had several classes with my sister in the past years and I'm now a high school senior and she's a junior. It's not like you're gonna be talking to your brother the whole class period anyways. It's just the same class. It sounds like you're worried about what people will think. But trust me, no one will care.
  • IceQubeIceQube Posts: 3,184Registered User Senior Member
    I think you're being ridiculous and over-dramatic. I've had several classes with my sister in the past years and I'm now a high school senior and she's a junior.

    I'm glad it worked out for you :).
  • bananasoupbananasoup Posts: 415Registered User New Member
    I think it's different depending on the relationship you have with your sibling. I can understand how awkward and weird it would be, but if it's a big class, you probably won't even realize each other's existance. Hopefully you both will have plenty of friends in the class.

    Or you could ask your counselor to switch classes if it's a problem?

    haha my friend's brother is the only APUSH/Physics teacher on campus so he had him. i'm just guessing it was pretty awkward...
  • TickGreyTickGrey Posts: 481Registered User Member
    I have had some with my sis, but we're best friends so it isn't awkward at all.
  • WiscongeneWiscongene Posts: 1,351Registered User Senior Member
    My brother and I (a senior and a junior, respectively) have a class together and we don't really talk at all. Honestly, it's not an issue. Everyone's focused on the classwork. No one cares that you and your sibling both happen to be there.
  • WiscongeneWiscongene Posts: 1,351Registered User Senior Member
    BTW, you should ditch AP Human Geo all-together. I bought a review book, read it once-through in the week before the test, and got a 5.

    It's a ridiculously easy AP test. Don't waste a class period on it. Self-study that garbage.
  • IceQubeIceQube Posts: 3,184Registered User Senior Member
    Wiscongene wrote:
    BTW, you should ditch AP Human Geo all-together. I bought a review book, read it once-through in the week before the test, and got a 5.

    Well, I'm taking the class for a GPA boost. AP Classes are 6.0s in my district. Regular classes are only 4.0s.
  • emorylegacyemorylegacy Posts: 825Registered User Junior Member
    Last year I had a double math period, and my friend was in our class with her twin brother. It was fine and they both had their own friends. Sometimes they talked. Overall, it was... normal
  • IceQubeIceQube Posts: 3,184Registered User Senior Member
    Overall, it was... normal

    lol - the consensus is that having siblings in the same class works :p. Thanks guys for the positive news. Hopefully AP Human Geo will work out with my brother, who's going to be a freshman.
  • neorobieneorobie Posts: 561Registered User Member
    My twin sis shared the majority of classes together. Due to teacher's wanting alphabetical seating, I'm sometimes stuck behind her.

    It can be a little annoying since she used to ask me for altoids, eraser, paper, the date etc... (but i do that back to her lol later on)

    We both took APHG freshman year. I got a 4, she, a 3.. Not sure if having a sibling in the class affected anything.
  • hananahanana Posts: 2,312Registered User Senior Member
    my friends are fraternal twins and they're in the same class for one subject (only one, as despite the relatively small size of our school, their strengths and interests are lie in different places). she does find it kind of awkward and strange, as they haven't been put in this type of situation since they were about ten, but otherwise they sit with their own friends and there's no family drama in the class XD
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