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Transitioning from middle school to high school
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Transitioning from middle school to high school

With my high school admission tests coming up this Friday (that I've not even bothered to study for), I got curious as to how drastic the environment change could be from middle school.

Was it difficult or a piece o' piss?
Did the level of learning suddenly increase?
What are things I should look out for?
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Transitioning from middle school to high school

IT.IS.SO.VERY.overblown.

Nothing really changes. Just people get a bit taller, bit louder, bit hairier. Tits might increase in size. Conversation becomes slightly smarter. Lots more clever sexual innuendos are now available.

And teachers talk about how you're becoming adults while giving you illogical assignments.

And there grows an increasing buzz regarding "college life" which you're slowly crawling towards.

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Transitioning from middle school to high school

Brainiac couldn't be more correct. One of the only real differences that I've found between middle and high school is that there's simply more work assigned by teachers. The learning has also not been any more satisfying, if anything the level of education significantly decreased due to a lack of passion from the teachers. High school is honestly just a much larger, more miserable middle school where a greater emphasis is put on testing and your future.
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RE: Transitioning from middle school to high school

What about the three specializations you have to choose from? How did you guys choose between those?
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Transitioning from middle school to high school

On the school board and among administrators, the favorite topic is The Transition from Middle to High School. I get very sick of it. At one point, they were almost gleeful at the thought of the reality trip that woudl be imposed on new High Schoolers when they learned "we're not fooling around anymore."

The transition woudl go fine if kids had real, meaningful choices about learning.

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Transitioning from middle school to high school

My "transition" involved my class forced a reluctant administration to give us a 8th grade graduation via a picnic and limo ride through NYC(to stop at an ice cream place).

I guess you can say I was lucky that a lot of my class gave enough of a crap to be willing to frequently challenge the school admins.

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