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Graduation Guide for High School Seniors

Hooray! You've made it to your big day, grad.

Shawna Newman

May 04, 2021

Plan and prepare for all the future event possibilities surrounding your high school graduation.
Graduation Guide for High School Seniors
From parties and presents to commencement ceremonies and college prep, Fastweb covers everything you need to plan an unforgettable high school graduation and beyond--even in social distancing circumstances. Check out the following topics, which encompass important senior year moments, like prom and graduation, to help you plan and prep for everything to come. But in all of the excitement, don't forget to complete the important tasks on your May Checklist for High School Seniors!

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High school students will remember the important events of their senior year, like prom, the graduation ceremony, for years to come. Read these to ensure yours is as unforgettable as it can AND should be this year.
Students are still celebrating prom despite cancellations. A popular prom scholarship provider is even honoring high school seniors and juniors facing a limited in-person prom. Find out how some of these students are making sure Prom 2021 is memorable this school year.

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Whether you’re a graduate yourself or have friends to honor this graduation season, we’ve created a couple of lists with amazing gift ideas for the Class of 2021, within all price ranges. Help the Class of 2021 celebrate their years of high school and all accomplishments with meaningful gifts. Ten Fun and Practical Graduation Gift Ideas 21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use U.S. News & World Report has a list of 16 High School Graduation Gift Ideas to check out.

College Prep

Once you’ve graduated from high school you’re off to an exciting, higher education endeavor--college! Start planning now so that you’re comfortable with your transition and ready to attend school. Memoris of a College-Bound Student: Finding the Irrelevancies 20 Differences Between High School & College Life Navigating the Scholarship Search in College Colleges Beginning to Require COVID Shots for Students 3 Considerations When Considering a College Major 12 Skills to College Success from the Beginning 10 Completely False College Myths 3 Ways to Transition into College Study Habits Now

Paying for School

If you’re going to school, you’re going to need to pay for it as well. Apply for these Class of 2021 Scholarships, which graduating high school seniors and entering college freshman are eligible for. Remote Summer Jobs for Students Top Companies Hiring for Part-Time Summer Jobs How the Average Joe Can Pay for School: Loans for Students

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