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High School Class of 2018

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  • HamlonHamlon Registered User Posts: 1,112 Senior Member
    @madison2000 I've done that before too! I have a knack for falling asleep if a book is really really uninteresting. Reading along with the audio book forced me to move on instead of reading the same lines over and over because I got distracted. It also helps to play the vid on 1.5 to 2x the normal speed.
  • madison2000madison2000 Registered User Posts: 126 Junior Member
    @Hamlon That's exactly what I did. I did 1.25x because 1x was way too slow but 1.5x was way too fast.
  • agentaquastaragentaquastar Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    Audiobooks are my favorite invention in the world. We've been using them in the car since 1st grade and I always use them on walks/jogs :)
    Very fun esp if it's a good narrator. If you can afford an audible membership it's worth every penny
  • Marg532Marg532 Registered User Posts: 378 Member
    edited August 11
    My school's office is closed today, and the schooltool site for the school is also closed, which means that the schedules are probably being put in today! So I should probably have my official schedule by tomorrow (if my theory is correct)!!!
    EDIT: I read the date on the schooltool website wrong #-o It's closed on the 18th, so that's probably when I'm going to get my schedule, not today.

    Also, I'm almost done with my summer homework (due on Monday, yikes)! I have to finish reading the last required reading chapter in my Gov textbook and do a chapter sheet on it, and write the last half of my Lang assignment. I'm really getting down to the wire, but I can do it! :))
  • Marg532Marg532 Registered User Posts: 378 Member
    @sewin2music I go back September 6th (we always start after Labor Day)
  • gigichuckgigichuck Registered User Posts: 342 Member
    @dietcig I got a fee waiver from Swarthmore too, and UMN Twin Cities
  • HamlonHamlon Registered User Posts: 1,112 Senior Member
    MIT app is open. Good luck everyone!
  • kassh4kassh4 Registered User Posts: 881 Member
    Crazy to think that we will be done with all the college apps within 5 months.
  • neptunaneptuna Registered User Posts: 429 Member
    My Matriculate advisor completely abandoned me. First it was that her laptop wasn't working, second it was that she was having family problems, third it was that she hadn't gotten her schedule yet, and finally it was that her phone was having issues. She didn't even show up to most of our scheduled meetings and kept putting them off. I'm already feeling pretty overwhelmed by college apps so idek what I'm gonna do
  • kassh4kassh4 Registered User Posts: 881 Member
    @neptuna Try to get another one, my mentor is pretty dedicated and she is awesome. I'm sure there are plenty of other ones just like her. Most people that have a mentor will probably say the same.
  • VolunteerismVolunteerism Registered User Posts: 114 Junior Member
    @dietcig I got a fee waiver from Swarthmore too.
  • xxluvforeverxxxxluvforeverxx Registered User Posts: 145 Junior Member
    @kassh4 Yes, it will be a relief as well.
  • madison2000madison2000 Registered User Posts: 126 Junior Member
    Got my schedule!! Not too happy that I have AP Calc AB first thing in the morning, but super happy that I have AP US Gov last because I love that teacher and she makes the class fly by! By seeing my schedule it really hit me that I start school on Wednesday.

    It was my last day of work today and I was able to finish my last book for AP Lit and all of my Calc Packet. I just really need to work hard to finish my AP Gov work, my goal is to have everything finished by Sunday.
  • snowfairy137snowfairy137 Registered User Posts: 1,797 Senior Member
    Is anyone going to see the full solar eclipse? I'm driving with my friend and her family down to Oregon next week so hopefully we find a spot! It's supposed to be mega crowded though.
  • xxluvforeverxxxxluvforeverxx Registered User Posts: 145 Junior Member
    The solar eclipse will happen during my physics class, so we will go see it through a hole in a cardboard box.
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