The National Senior Certificate is awarded by UMALUSI.
For most people––including myself––there were so many moments in high school that felt completely useless to my future. When you are in high school, you are constantly surrounded by people all the time during the day. But now, as a current sophomore in college, there are a few things that happened in high school that prepared me for life at college––even if I definitely did not realize it at the time.But for most of you, you went to school and then at the end of the day you went home without your friends.This meant that you got pretty used to spending even just a few minutes by yourself and embracing that.After falling head over heels for my 22 year old English teacher at the end of my sophomore year in high school, the idea that he might like me back seemed crazy.
Going back into his class my junior year, he was much more flirtatious and let me get away with literally anything.So, whether it means going on spring break or even just grabbing coffee alone, because of high school, I can be independent with no worries.Sarah, a sophomore at Cornell University, agrees that high school taught her the importance of spending some time alone.When you get to college, it is pretty likely that you will have roommates (especially your first year).High school really taught me to take advantage of those moments of peace and quiet. Personally, in college, I was already prepared for an independent lifestyle because of high school.The National Senior Certificate (NSC) is a three year programme that consists of Grade 10, 11 and 12.