Some teenagers will remain pleasant and generally cooperative, but will do everything in a uniquely slow-as-molasses way, with a seemingly complete lack of motivation. That's when parents look heavenward, asking the age-old question, "Now what?"
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What a great article, Lee. Even though my youngest still doesn't LOVE school, she is much more motivated to work hard since I let her join the local Christian Youth Theater group. She has found her passion and while I sometimes think the schedule of school work, working at an after-school club (day care) and theater rehearsals seem like too much for a 16 yr. old, she is loving it and thriving more than ever before. She NEEDED to be involved in something that got her heart beating faster in order to become more motivated. There is hope!
You will need to demonstrate interest in a college if you want to get admitted and get scholarships. Applying to a college without showing a genuine interest in the school