Basically, I was being pulled toward a new life and she wasn't able to go too.
As a 15-year-old, she wasn't comfortable (and didn't fit in) with college parties.
So, a "good" GPA would ideally be honor roll, over a 3.5.
Rather than referring to a student’s year of study, in U. high schools and colleges, first year students are freshmen, second years are sophomores, third year students are juniors, and the most experienced are seniors.
Yet although this practice seems uniquely American, its origins date back several centuries to Cambridge where in 1688: A child of Modern English, “freshman” dates back to the mid-16th century where it has invariably meant either “newcomer” or “novice.” Its use to denote a “university student in first year,” also dates to the 1590s.
It's the transition from middle school to high school.
Students are most likely to get F's their Freshmen year.
-And lastly, the whole "can't get someone their own age" thing.