It is important to mention the danger of Senioritis as we approach the final semester of the senior year. Many students think they can neglect their studies as their high school years come to an end and they start to embark on their college years.
It is important to note that colleges may make admission dependent on continued academic performance. Many look at senior-year course loads and grades to be sure the student is capable of performing college level work. For some ideas of how to combat senioritis take a look at this interesting article in Time Magazine on the subject.