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Preparing for College, and life beyond

by Erin Tomlinson


The last week of high school can be stressful! So many tests to take, piles and piles of flashcards to be re-memorized, notes to study, an underlying plague of senioritis to suppress, and a bedroom as dusty and confused as my few remaining brain cells! With all of these things clouding my mind, one question appears like a flash of lightning. How have I prepared for my next great task, college? What am I doing now, in the midst of all this chaos that will be relevant to me a year from now?

I have applied for many scholarships over my senior year. I am enrolled in an amazing Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University class, where I have been learning about finances and budgets and stocks, oh my! I have also been involved in the Texas Bank and Trust Student Board of Directors. The student board taught me about cyber security, job applications, money management, and even some leadership skills.

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