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n. Informal
A reduction of academic focus or worsening of academic performance characteristic of some high-school seniors, especially after acceptance into college.
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WORCESTER -- Bancroft School juniors and seniors hear a cautionary tale about a former student who was accepted to the college of his choice but then bragged injudiciously about senioritis on his college's admitted students' Facebook group.
6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Class of 2015: Don't let a case of senioritis prevent you from receiving well-deserved academic and athletic recognition.
Janice Dreis and Larry Rehage, educators for more than 30 years, started noticing the problem of senioritis as guidance counselors at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, III.
I think they call it Senioritis, wanting nothing to change, being terrified of the future.
My oldest, now a dean's list college student, suffered a mild case of senioritis toward the end of high school.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - North Hollywood High school senior Murtaza Saifee is just weeks away from graduation, and after receiving acceptance letters from Yale, Caltech and UC Berkeley, the teen could be relaxing or even catching a good case of senioritis.
This last quarter was probably the hardest one, seeing that I only had one class and I was going through senioritis and workouts and stuff like that.
In its article, "What to Do About Senioritis," the College Board advises seniors to continue taking rigorous courses in their senior year.
It was a wonderful getaway for a kid with senioritis, and there I discovered machinery.
I will retire to San Diego, where my wife and I have a home, but also plan to continue to work, at least part time, in some capacity, for a number of years in an attempt to ward off the onset of senioritis.
I failed to lodge a forceful protest because I also wanted to complete the check--a definite case of senioritis.
Sounds like someone's got a bad case of Senioritis.