My education is really my top priority because relationships are just too indefinite to base my entire future on.” Discuss whether or not you two should stay together Deciding whether or not to stay together is a difficult conversation to have, but it’s something that has to be done.If you two leave this topic untouched, it’s definitely going to end up being the elephant in the room.
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Keep your priorities straight If you have a top choice school, keep the reason you love it so much in mind.
By Megan Mc Cluskey There’s no denying that trying to determine where you’re going to spend the next four years of your life can definitely stress you out.
But the extra anxiety of figuring your boyfriend or girlfriend into the college application process has the potential to put you right over the edge.
“My boyfriend is currently a freshman at Tulane, and I felt like I was obligated to apply there to make this whole long distance ordeal a lot simpler,” explains Rachel, a senior at Richard Montgomery High School.
“However, Tulane doesn't exactly suit me because I was looking to apply to schools with stronger business and economics programs, or a specific PPE [philosophy, politics and economics] major.
It can be hard to find someone who’s unbiased about your relationship and can give you an objective point of view.
Your parents are definitely going to want you to do what’s best for your personal success and your best friend will probably just end up being on your side.
Acting like you want to go somewhere that you don’t isn’t beneficial for either of you.