THINK ABOUT THE FUTURE
- 63% of U.S. adults said if they could do over their high school years, they would think ahead about the future and college, while 61% said they would study harder and get better grades.
- When adults look back on their high school years, the majority said they had one of two priorities: socializing or studying.
- 31% admitted their top priority in high school was their social life and spending time with friends, although studying to get good grades was a close second with 28%.
- Looking back, many think their studies would have improved under the guidance of an inspiring teacher or mentor. 53% of adults say they wish they had found a teacher or mentor who believed in them and inspired them.