Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6More extracurricular activities Most high schools have lots of clubs, activities, and athletic programs for you to choose from. “Activities make school more fun. It’s also a lot easier to make friends if you’re involved in some- thing like sports or band.” John Consequences for failing grades Students who fail classes may not have enough credits to advance to the next grade. These students may also find that they’re not able to graduate on time. More social events There are more games, dances, and social events in high school. Some students feel that there’s also more social pressure. “Find friends who have similar interests and who like you for who you are—and don’t get too caught up in the social scene.” Kylie More independence and responsibility As a high school student, you are expected to be mature and responsible enough to handle the additional freedoms you’re given.