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Parents of the HS Class of 2019 - 3.0 to 3.4 GPA

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  • EENYMumEENYMum Registered User Posts: 164 Junior Member
    @eandesmom congrats to your son! Does your district have any programming or clubs that might be interested in helping w recording and/or editing.
  • OrangeFishOrangeFish Registered User Posts: 668 Member
    @eandesmom -- D19 did her prescreens using her smartphone and a small tripod. She used a Bluetooth microphone for better audio quality.

    You might want to check with @eh1234 to see if her S19 did any video submissions for his performance major schools.
  • eh1234eh1234 Registered User Posts: 1,017 Senior Member
    @carolinamom2boys You might want to ask in the music major forum. I think some have used the set up suggested by @orangefish.

    My son didn't have to do any pre-screen videos, and he ended up not doing his one planned video audition. One of his friends just happens to have a complete recording studio in his house, so he had planned on doing that.
  • carolinamom2boyscarolinamom2boys Registered User Posts: 6,896 Senior Member
    @eh1234 I think you have me mixed up with someone else.
  • eh1234eh1234 Registered User Posts: 1,017 Senior Member
    Oops sorry - was watching hockey and apparently can't multitask ! My comment was directed at @eandesmom
  • Momof3kidzMomof3kidz Registered User Posts: 58 Junior Member
    @EENYMum Yes, we have heard similar things. My D’s surgeons are very dedicated to preventing issues later in life but it isn’t easy. I think there is still much to learn about young athletes over training and this generation is going to learn the hard way.
  • carolinamom2boyscarolinamom2boys Registered User Posts: 6,896 Senior Member
    It's been extremely quiet today. No one posting.
  • SJ2727SJ2727 Registered User Posts: 848 Member
    Does anyone else have the sense that they hardly see their kids anymore? Between D19’s job and extra curriculars, and a social life, she’s like this breeze that floats by us occasionally.....

    Her and a friend of hers (who also got an ED acceptance) went shopping for “interview clothes” yesterday - planning ahead for applying for internships while at college! She used her own earned money...and hit the daily spending limit on her debit card for the first time ever :)) (its not that high ...) she bought some really nice stuff. Looks great.... but so grown up...sigh
  • bjscheelbjscheel Registered User Posts: 366 Member
    DD is actually around more than last year, since she didn't do cheer, and she's only got a small job. Plus winter weather has kept her home some times when she would have gone out.

    @SJ2727 what kinds of outfits did she get? DD is interviewing and auditioning Saturday and I wonder what she should wear! There will be lots of walking between buildings and a high of 25º so maybe not a dress. Yet she doesn't really have dress pants and she only wears skinny jeans and leggings so what I would call dress pants she would probably nix. Maybe she could put together a dress, tights, and tall boots; or a cardigan and leggings and boots. Probably no shopping opportunities between now and then either. She has a group chat with other kids going- I'll have her ask what the girls are wearing.
  • OrangeFishOrangeFish Registered User Posts: 668 Member
    edited February 11
    I barely see D19 now @SJ2727 because she is in the last two weeks of theatre madness. They have rehearsals or tech or something most every day starting at 3 pm until 7:30 pm at the earliest and 11 pm at the latest. The big tech weekend is coming up when she'll be there from 9 am to 8 pm at the earliest. She loves it, though! (Plus it's good practice for her upcoming schedule in college.)

    She has an interview on her one theatre day off -- Valentine's Day! -- for a part-time job. She already has "interview attire" as she did so many interviews and portfolio reviews. I would hazard a guess she has less "common high school senior attire" than interview attire! :))
  • DCNatFanDCNatFan Registered User Posts: 562 Member
    Just saw that D19 HS has sent out first semester grades to all her schools. I guess that about does it for the applications. Now we just continue to wait.
    Still waiting on: Clemson, VT, UConn plus the deferrals (JMU, Elon, U of Miami).
    We have made plans for a couple admitted student days: College of Charleston (3/2), Miami-Ohio (3/8) and Pitt (3/30).
    If accepted we will probably do JMU (4/5) and VT (4/6).
  • Britmom5Britmom5 Registered User Posts: 240 Junior Member
    I feel as though I never see my boys. They are both in Godspell, which opens this Thursday - as well as the State Skills USA competition on Thursday. Between marching band, theater, church, and other commitments - it was hard enough to pin them down to apply to colleges!! At least I have a taste of what it will feel like next year....
  • SwimmingDadSwimmingDad Registered User Posts: 842 Member
    Having done this once before....the last semester they really begin to disappear more...it's all part of leaving the nest...not that it makes it any easier.
  • DCNatFanDCNatFan Registered User Posts: 562 Member
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