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From Senior to Junior: Prom Advice

Olivia Suarez, Crown Staff

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Prom is an exciting and anticipated experience for upperclassmen, but for some Juniors prom can seem complicated. With so many things to plan and flowers to buy, students can become stressed over the details instead of enjoying the celebration. These tips are from Marian Seniors to help Juniors navigate their first prom!

Girls’ Advice

  1. Get a dress early.
  2. Make hair and nail appointments long before the actual day.
  3. Order the boutonniere early if you have a date.
  4. “Be ready on time for pictures, get there a little early if you can.” -Jenna Walker (12)
  5. “Wear comfortable shoes” -Kennidy Giles (12)
  6. Be careful, a spray tan might melt off on the dance floor.
  7. “DON’T WORRY ABOUT HAVING A DATE!” -Anna Keck (12)
  8. “Go to as many proms as possible, because when’s the next time you’re gonna get all dressed up?” -Alex Benn (12)
  9. Be very careful when eating in your dress
  10. Bring a small purse for touch-up makeup your phone

Boys’ Advice

  1. Have good manners.
  2. “Clean your car for your date” -Conor Smith (12)
  3. Don’t forget the prom tickets!
  4. Bring spare cash and mints.
  5. Keep cologne and deodorant in your car to freshen up.
  6. Ask your date to prom about a month in advance so you can match and plan together.
  7. Get a fresh hair cut, but nothing too experimental.
  8. Prom is a great way to show that you’re a gentleman, so open doors or offer your jacket to your date
  9. If the date has a curfew, get her home early. The last thing you want is mad parents on prom night!
  10. Be responsible and safe-avoid alcohol and drugs.
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