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The Senior is the only book of The Senior series. It is the sequel to The Junior series. It is also the final book of the whole The Freshman series that started in August 2016 and officially ended two years later, on December 21, 2018.

Summary

Head back to Hartfeld University for your senior year! Take your relationship to the next level, hang out with friends, and choose your future...

Chapters

Chapter 1: Don't Stop Me Now

Your future awaits as you begin your final year at Hartfeld! Will you and your friends be ready?

Chapter 2: Year of the Cat

A fascinating discovery prompts you to look for inspiration for your thesis.

Chapter 3: Atomic Punk

Kaitlyn's band is releasing their first album! But there are few wrinkles to work out.

Chapter 4: Mr. Blue Sky

Your friends help you build your bucket list while thinking ahead to the future.

Chapter 5: The Jungle Line

With a very exciting dinner on your agenda, will you dazzle, or fall flat? Later, Zig gives you the chance to check another item off your bucket list!

Chapter 6: We Are The Champions

Playing a key witness in Becca's mock trial lets you walk in another woman's shoes for a day. But will it change how you view your own life?

Chapter 7: Hooked On A Feeling

It's time to get away from it all! What will happen in the sleepy lake town of Cedar Crest?

Chapter 8: Video Killed the Radio Star

Your big interview awaits! How will you do in the spotlight?

Chapter 9: Rebel Rebel

You get to relax and rock out with Kaitlyn and her band, and James has some big news!

Chapter 10: Imagine

As opening night at the Fringe Festival looms, you're thrown for a loop when a relationship close to you experiences an unexpected curtain call.

Chapter 11: Go Your Own Way

In the wake of a life-changing announcement, you turn to your friends and loved ones for comfort.

Chapter 12: Don't Go Breaking My Heart

With big changes looming on the horizon, will you be able to balance the future you want, with the relationships you have?

Chapter 13: London Calling

Can a dramatic change in scenery give you the inspiration you need to finish your thesis? Or will your troubles catch up to you after all?

Chapter 14: Come and Get Your Love

As senior year approaches its end, you’ll have some difficult decisions to make. What kind of future will you choose?

Chapter 15: Changes

In the finale of the Freshman series, you and your friends prepare to say goodbye to Hartfeld. Will you be ready?

Gameplay Feature

Memory Box

Throughout the book, you have the chance to collect and add souvenirs to your memory box during your senior year at Hartfeld.

Gallery

Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information

Locations featured in The Senior

Miscellaneous

Promotional Videos

Soundtrack

Visit the soundtrack page for more soundtracks from Choices.

Spoilers

  • In Pixelberry's blog on July 27, 2018, it was announced that The Senior, along with Perfect Match, Book 2, It Lives Beneath, and the next High School Story book, will be returning in the fall.[1]
  • On August 30, 2018, the writers for this book reiterated that it's coming out in the fall, and told players to keep an eye out for sneak peeks. [2]
  • On September 4, 2018, it was announced that the book would be released on September 14, 2018, and the book cover was revealed.[3]
    • It is also the first of the franchise to be released on a Friday.
  • As of September 5, 2018, while being unable to play it, the book is on display in the Choices App.
    • Additionally, the summary of the first chapter was revealed. [4]
  • On September 12, 2018, a sneak peek of Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 was released. [5]
  • On September 13, 2018, the writers in charge of this book gave away a few spoilers.[6]:
    • In this book, you’ll jump into writing a thesis, getting guidance from your advisor, completing a bucket list of adventures, and taking big steps in your relationships!
    • It was also confirmed to be the final book in the overall series that started with The Freshman, Book 1 way back in August 17, 2016.
    • Moreover, with graduation coming up for the Hartfeld crew, players will also have to prepare to present their senior thesis, but they’ll need to take opportunities to strengthen their work.
    • There are some big decisions ahead for Your Character, like choosing a career and deciding what you want from your romantic relationships.
    • We'll get to spend a little more time with MC's mom and dad!
    • In addition, we'll certainly get some insights into mentors past and present. For one, we can look forward to some new insights about a certain lovably cantankerous writer!
      • A younger version of Enrique Vasquez made his debut in Chapter 1 of this book.
    • New faces may come in the form of of the fluffy, cuddly variety according to Sara, one of the writers for this book.
    • This was confirmed in Chapter when you get the chance to adopt either a cat, a dog or both.
  • On October 11, 2018, it was reported by PB that due to a bug, the 5th chapter will be delayed until October 15, 2018 (as can be seen from the next update section in the game itself). [7] [8]
  • On December 10, 2018, PB celebrated the new update, the launch of The Heist: Monaco and the December Birthdays.[9]
  • On December 17th, 2018, Pixelberry did a livestream where they revealed that they might release another College based series in 2019. However, they explicitely stated that it will be completely seperate from The Freshman series.
  • On December 20, 2018, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 15.[10]
  • On December 21, 2018, Pixelberry shared the playlists of The Senior and the inspiration for Kaitlyn's character in Spotify.[11]
  • Additionally, also on December 21, 2018, a blog post featuring an interview with the writers for this book and writers for previous books of The Freshman series was released.
    • In this blog, the origin of the name for Hartfeld University was revealed: writer Jennifer wanted something that sounded like 'heartfelt' and ended up at Hartfeld.
  • On February 1, 2019, PB confirmed that with the ending of this book, they have closed the book on The Freshman series. [12]
  • As of February 21, 2019, Becca Davenport and a version of Your Character appear as the new icon on social media across their various social media sites. [13]
  • In February 2019, Choices posted on their Instagram story a picture of several posters from books of the series. It can be seen on the poster of The Senior, that there is a "Book 1" tagline on it. This indicates that at one point, the writers were considering making multiple books for senior year, but for whatever reason, did not.


Trivia

  • Limetown Studios designed all of the book covers of The Freshman series.[14]
    • More specifically, one of the Limetown Studios artists that worked on the book covers is named Amanda Duarte. [15] [16]
  • This is the first book in the main The Freshman series where you can play as another character, namely Enrique Vasquez.
  • This book continues the trend of each chapter being named after a song.
  • In Chapter 2, if you choose to adopt the dog, the cat or both, you will get the achievements "It Pees in the Woods", "Purrfect Match" or "Ruined Carpet Diaries", respectively. These are all references to other series in the app: It Lives In The Woods, Perfect Match and Red Carpet Diaries.
  • Zack's last name was revealed in Chapter 3 to be Zilberg.
    • Coincidentally, he shares the same last name as Rachel Zilberg, one of the writers for The Freshman Series. [17]
  • In Chapter 3, Becca makes a reference to the show America's Most Eligible when she says that, "She only throws the remote while watching America's Most Eligible".
  • In Chapter 4, Abbie tells Kaitlyn in their girls night with Your Character that she has always seen her as a cross between Joan Jett, David Bowie, and either Tegan or Sara (who she can never remember who is who).
  • In Chapter 6, a plushie of Dopey Cat from #LoveHacks can be seen next to Abbie and Tyler's new game.
    • Furthermore, another connection is made in Chapter 6 after Judge Samantha Winters has supervised a mock trial held by students of Northbridge Law School. She tells Your Character and Becca Davenport that she is going to go back home to Birchport, thus making a connection to the Veil of Secrets book, where Birchport is the main location.
  • Despite the fact that Facebook is called by its normal names in earlier books of The Freshman, in a premium scene of chapter 10, Zack calls it FacePlace; likely an amalgamation of of Facebook and MySpace.
  • In Chapter 14, Your Character's parents reveal that they are back together and that they will celebrate this by going on a cruise on the Ember of the Sea from Rules of Engagement.
  • The Senior takes after other books in The Freshman series and titles all its chapters after some of the most popular songs from a specific decade, specifically the 70’s for this entry.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: The Senior Choices.

References

  1. http://www.pixelberrystudios.com/blog/2018/7/27/desire-decorum
  2. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1035293376172576768
  3. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1037093594786455552
  4. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1037499257891110912
  5. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1039951500443758592
  6. http://www.pixelberrystudios.com/blog/2018/9/13/the-senior
  7. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1050501180189597696
  8. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1051897947237961728
  9. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1072250298037489666
  10. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1075843657796706304
  11. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1076261258792300545
  12. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1091525079735779328
  13. https://twitter.com/PlayChoices/status/1098677678331158528
  14. http://www.limetown.com.br/
  15. https://www.instagram.com/p/BnY17NcAJAT/
  16. https://www.instagram.com/limetown/
  17. https://twitter.com/razilberg
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