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Before parting ways in the fall, you’ll need to make sure that you’re both on the same page about how open or serious your relationship will be next year.

Bringing Part of Your High School Life to College You can expect that sometimes other people will give you a hard time that you are constantly video-chatting with your boyfriend instead of going out with your friends.They may not exactly understand what it means to be in a long-distance relationship, but having a balance is important.Making it work through four years of high school, they spent three months apart at the beginning of freshman year before realizing that they needed to be together.“Though it may seem that I've traded in my social life for a relationship with my cell phone, the reality is that I'm still able to go out ‘til the wee hours of the morning, socialize, and then go home and sneak in a late-night conversation with him,” Hofstra University junior Melanie said.Click through the slideshow below for 20 must-dos before senior year is over! Which things on our list will you try -- and which have you already done?

Share your thoughts in the comments below or tweet @Huff Post Teen!But because you aren’t together all the time anymore, you have to be able to come to terms with the fact that you won’t know every move he makes or every girl he talks to.HC Contributing Writer Heather and her boyfriend started dating December of their senior year in high school but ended up going to college in New York and California.Seeing each other every couple of months, they were able to make it work until this past spring. If there's no trust, on either, or both ends, you're setting yourself up for many ugly phone conversations,” she said.Especially if your boyfriend is still in high school while you venture off to start collegiate life, it will be difficult to explain all of the new people you’ve met and the cool things you’ve been able to do without him feeling left behind or unable to relate.On the other hand, 3000 miles of separation is no joke.