Most likely, you are surrounded by 80% of the people with whom you are together since kindergarten, and who know everything about you. They all crashed in your group, and there is long established a clear social hierarchy. Maybe you were in one of these groups, but high school provides an excellent opportunity to meet and make friends with new people.
Go for additional/optional classes.
You will be required to sign up for any of them. Electives lovely in terms of determining future career, but also is a great place to meet new people with whom you have common interests. This will work on you in College or University when you pass the exams.
Engage in study groups, clubs and so on.
In schools where many of the senior classes, it is the easiest way to make new acquaintances. You have a common goal, so there are excellent opportunities to find people that you are interesting. You can start a club if it allows the Charter school.
Go in for sports or creativity.
Sport is a great way to meet new people, and your team can become something of a family. If you are not particularly sporty, you can join creative activities, such as theatre, public speaking, debate club, to produce the school newspaper, to do an album of the graduating class, to start playing in a band or sing in the choir. Find what you like.
Go to the religious meetings in the local Church.
Perhaps there is something for young people, and this, again, will help you to meet new people.
Go to summer camp.
If its focus will be linked to your interests – all wonderful.
Go to volunteer.
Work in high school is a wonderful way to make new acquaintances and earn some money for College or just to life.
Go to dances, games, concerts, plays and so on.
Suitable even city events. This is a great way to meet new people. Try to find them something in common.
Find a hobby.
You probably have something that you are very passionate about. Just learn something new or do it, and friends will find you themselves.
Don’t be shy.
Some people are shy by nature, but we cannot isolate ourselves from others. If you’re one of these shy, try to force yourself to be more sociable and open.
Be available for communication online.
Try to join social networks like Vkontakte, Facebook, complete your profile and add friends. Is a great way to meet new people and stay connected.
- Ensure that you have not been rude, arrogant or obsessive.
- Just be yourself, don’t try to pretend to be someone you’re not to appear cool/or popular too. Let people see and accept you the way you are/Oh/-traveler you are.
- If someone tries to alter you or makes you think about what you need to change, don’t listen to him. It’s not a real friend if he could do it.