Whether you are close to your parents or not, keeping them informed about your hopes and fears and how they can support you is imperative.
Be polite to everyone regardless of their age or position. Using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.
Laughter is usually a lifesaver, both for relieving stress from dealing with occasionally obnoxious people and for strengthening relationships.
You must always remember to express gratitude to your parents for everything they have done because as you get older, it's easy to forget how much time and effort goes into raising a boy.
Be a generous son; you should assist, encourage, and work to assist others in achieving their goals; yet, you should also expect respect in return.