After reading the article and based on your personal opinion, answer these questions.
- Have you ever gone to a prom? Do plan to attend one in the future someday?
- Is prom something you look forward to? Why or why not?
- Is prom worth the money? How much would you be willing to spend on prom?
- Is it worth the social anxieties — what to wear, how to ask, who to go with and where to sit?
- Is prom at your school getting more and more elaborate each year, whether because of over-the-top “prom-posals” or expensive outfits or lavish after-parties?
- Why do you think prom night is such a strong school tradition all across the country?