Letter to an Incoming Student

Dear New Incoming Student,

My name is Courtney and by the time you read this, I will be a sophomore.  Freshman year was such a crazy year for me.  I've learned how to come out of my shell and make new friends.

There are many tricks to learn how to survive at this school.  The teachers expect a lot of you, so always try your best.  The teachers also care about you, so if you ever have a problem you can go to any one of them. 

The work here is also much harder, so you should prepare yourself to do all the work that is given.  The grading scale is also tough, so you even have to try to get good grades in regular classes.  All these things seem unfair, but in the long-run this school does help prepare you for college.

The work-study program also helps you prepare for future jobs you may have.  These jobs set you apart from every other person because you can put that you have worked at big companies like Eli Lilly and AIT Laboratories on your applications to college.  No one else our age can do that.

This high school really does have some great opportunities available, you just have to take advantage of them. 

I wish you the best of luck and hope you have a great first year at Providence!

Sincerely,

Courtney