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01/09/2020
If you're the new student at school during this back-to-school season, you may feel a bit intimidated. In this post by The Tutoring Center, Houston TX (Memorial), you'll find tips to have an easier adaptation process.

Being the new student at school during the back-to-school can be incredibly intimidating, and with good reason: you don't know anyone, you have no idea what the academic expectations are. In short, you don't know what you may expect. Not to mention, you'll probably miss your old school and the friends you made there. However, while the adaptation process can be challenging, you can come out of it victorious. If you'd like to learn some tips on how to make that transition easier and smoother, continue reading the ones included in the post below.

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How to Start in a New School

Find Out More About the School

The more information you have about the new situation you'll be going into, the more at ease you will feel. For that reason, the first tip is to find out more about the school you'll be attending. For example, touring the campus will give you a chance to see the installations, as well as feel the vibe the school has. You can also look for more information about it online. This will give you a better idea of its history, its philosophies, and more.

Prepare What You'll Need

If you feel nervous about being the new student in school, it may be because you don't feel in complete control of the situation. If that's the case, one way to calm those nerves down is to start preparing for classes. Having your belongings ready (gathering your school supplies, packing your backpack, and picking out the outfits you'll wear during your first week) may help you feel as prepared as you can to face the challenges of the new school.  

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Take Care of Yourself

You will be meeting a lot of new people and will be making a first impression on each of them. For that reason, it's imperative that you take care of yourself. Appearances aren't everything, but caring about the image you put forth may help you feel more comfortable. To that end, you need to take good care of your personal hygiene: you need to shower, put deodorant on, brush your teeth, and wear clean clothing. It's also a good idea to choose an outfit that's comfortable, but that makes you feel confident.

Try to Meet New People

During your first days at the new school, you won't know many people, which can make the whole experience seem more intimidating and overwhelming. To overcome those feelings, you should meet new people to make the place seem more familiar. You should talk to your teachers and peers: introduce yourself to them and ask them for help (ask for directions to a classroom, for example. You should also put on a smile on your face and be open to engage in conversations with those who come up to you.

Get Involved With the Community

While we're on the subject of finding ways to meet new people, you should get involved with the communities at school. For example, you can try joining the science club, the drama club, the soccer team, the yearbook committee, among others. The idea here is getting out of your comfort zone, getting involved, meeting new people, finding new interests, and developing different skills.

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Stay in Touch With Old Friends

As previously stated, you will miss your old friends. After all, it's probable you saw them on a daily basis at your old school. Still, that you're not physically present doesn't mean you can't stay in touch with them. Nowadays, you have plenty of possibilities to remain friends: from meeting up in person, to meeting up online. Having them by your side through this adaptation process will make it easier, and you won't feel as lonely through it.  

Think Positively

Last but not least, the best thing you can do through this process is to remain positive about the experience. Having confidence in your own abilities, knowing that you can do this, and trying to find the positive aspects of this change can help you enjoy the process, more than suffer through it.  

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