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Tips to Support Your Teen Graduating from High School
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High school graduation is a major milestone in the life of a teen. Celebrating that milestone with a party is a great way to honor your teen's accomplishment and mark the day as an important event in your teen's life. But many parents are hesitant to host a celebration because they aren't sure about the appropriate graduation party protocol. Graduation etiquette can be a bit confusing in itself, but the party often brings many questions to the forefront. While there are no hard and fast rules about how to best host a party, understanding some etiquette can help you feel equipped to throw your teen a party that will mark this major life transition. It can be difficult to know who to put on the invitation list. Should you include family only or should you let your teen invite friends, too?
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Or maybe you finally got that PhD after nearly a decade of school? Try not to feel inadequate reading about year-old Kansas native Braxton Moral, who is set to graduate from both high school and Harvard — yes, that Harvard — in less than a month. The ever-keen student has been taking classes at Harvard since he was 11, doing them piecemeal through the extension program, which allows students without prerequisites to take classes so long as they can prove their abilities and knowledge are at that level.
In an interview with NBC News, Moseley said that his family was thrust into a difficult financial situation following his father's death in April They fell behind on bills and their home was foreclosed on in February, leaving them suddenly without a place to live. He said that becoming homeless changed everything, and made focusing on school, college essays and scholarship applications that much more difficult. He attributes his ability to finish all of his school work and applications to his positive, forward-thinking mindset and to the strong support system he had behind him.