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What Advice Do You Have For New High School Graduates?

Share your advice for Ward Melville's Class of 2012.

There will be no shortage of advice for Ward Melville's Class of 2012, no doubt coming from all directions: parents, siblings, friends.

But what about you, the members of the community? Maybe your kids are older, perhaps with children of their own. Maybe you're a recent high school graduate who knows how it feels to live life after high school. Maybe you have some life lessons to share based on your experiences.

So today we ask: What advice do you have for the new high school graduates?

James from Suffolk June 21, 2012 at 03:18 PM
The best advice is to stay positive and open minded towards the future.Best of luck!
THE SOCIAL WORKER June 21, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Leave NY as soon as you can !!
Dennis June 21, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Keep your mouth shut (unless asking an inteligent question) & your eyes and ears open, they are what you learn with.
Louisa June 22, 2012 at 01:15 AM
It is a wonderful quality to be strong willed and have a great deal of confidence in oneself, but it is wise to be open minded and welcome criticism. Always know your place and be respectful of your elders, whether it be in your personal life, your family life or your professional life.
Hank June 22, 2012 at 03:52 AM
Thanks for the terrific comment social worker...maybe you should move. This is not the place for a comment like that. Anyway, The best advice is to make sure wherever your path takes you, make sure you always do what makes you happy, even if it means going off course and doing something that wasn't in your plan.
Arona Kessler June 22, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Don't accept poor treatment from a significant other. S/he will not change and treat you better.
John Whitton June 26, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Be of good conduct and marked coolness all your life for it is Character that is remembered. Good luck to all Grads! JW

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