Neha Das Making the Most of Her Junior Year

Naurin Choudhury

Junior Neha Das has been in the Center Line school district since first grade. Neha has a 3.5 gpa, and likes to read and watch movies in her free time. Neha has been learning to cook and bake during quarantine and it has become one of her favorite hobbies. 

Q:  How has your junior year of high school been going?

A: Junior year is actually going pretty good, but there are some things I’d love to do that I can’t because of covid. 

Q.What are your goals for 2021?

A: Academically, I would love to improve more on my grades and gpa. Besides that I want to read more; I feel like I’m always caught up with my phone I want to spend more time reading. 

Q: How has hybrid learning been going so far?

A: Hybrid learning has actually been going really well. I think it’s helpful to not only learn online, but also in school.

Q: Is hybrid learning more helpful than virtual learning?

A: I honestly feel like it is because with those two days we are able to get teachers specific help which might have been not possible during fully virtual. 

Q: Junior year is supposedly the ¨hardest¨ year in highschool, how do you think it’s going for you?

A: Junior year is actually going really well, I feel like the thing that makes it the hardest is preparing for the SAT.  

Q: Are you ready to take the SAT? Have you been preparing?

A: Is anyone ever really ready to be honest? But I have been taking practice tests when I have available time 

Q: How has the pandemic affected you?

A: The pandemic has really opened up my eyes and how different the world can be and how we can be affected by this. The pandemic has affected me personally because I feel like I have to take extra precautions. 

Q: Did you do anything during the pandemic?

A: Not really. I’ve been focusing on myself and how I can improve myself a lot more. I’ve also been spending a lot of time with my family. 

Q: End of the semester is quickly approaching, how do you think you did overall this semester?

A: I think I did pretty good; some things I wish I did better on but overall I think I did a pretty good job. 

Neha is excited to finish this semester and start a new year. Neha hopes to improve academically and as well as her as a person. Neha hopes to succeed her junior year and make it the best she can even with this pandemic going on.