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    I did not do great in high school friend wise for a while. I had a good friend in freshman year but he changed schools. Sophomore year I really didn't have friends most of the year and ate by myself. I changed schools for junior year and people are finally talking to me and it is nice.
  • Find someone that has similiar interests or hobbies and you, and find someone that you think you could talk to by being yourself. Hope this helps!
    • ^^^^ :) I’m also a freshman in high and I’ve made so many friends just by being authentic!
  • I’m a high school freshman and I just don’t like having friends much, so I genuinely cannot help I am so sorry.
  • Even though I'm not in high school, I just started middle school this year and I know exactly what you're going through. As for the advice, I'd say just to look around and find anyone that looks kind and you know will be a good friend. After you found someone that looks kind, just say hi and introduce yourself. Lunch is usually the best time for this. Finally, be kind to everyone around you and be yourself.
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