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a year ago
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i'm not taking math or science classes senior year. is that ok?

i've come to terms with the fact i'm probably not going to an ivy league already. my math and science grades have been going down steadily for years, and i got c's in algebra ii and physics last semester due to extracurriculars, not taking adhd meds for some stretches of time, and the special ed dept being really crappy and not letting me do retakes.

i know i can do better, and im trying hard to make the best of this last semester, but i've decided not to take math or science courses next year. i figured i dont want any more subpar grades on my transcript, plus im planning on studying film, so i dont think my math or science prowess will be a big consideration.

am i making a mistake? does anyone have math/science tips to help me get through the rest of the year?

EDIT: i feel like i wasnt clear enough as to my situation, so let me explain that i have an iep, a private tutor, as well as frequent one-on-one tutoring with teachers. and believe me, i've tried khan academy and everything else that's out there.

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a year ago

pls take this w a grain of salt i havent even applied to colleges yet -

I would say stick with it, I know you think colleges just want to see that you have good grades but they also want to see improvement, you can even mention in one of the supplementals about it like "a challenge you overcame"

i really recommended khan academy its helped me out sm in math

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a year ago

It definitely isn’t required, but you never know. What if you decide to change your career after high school? Most colleges want to see 4 years of math and science, and I highly recommend it as well. There are many resources to help you learn math and science. Organic Chemistry Tutor is a really great YouTube channel that does math and science. Ask your parents for tutors, see if your school offers free tutoring. Find resources, Khan Academy, etc. You need to be willing to put in the effort. I think you are trying to convince yourself that it is better to not take it.

IMPORTANT: Check with your counselor first before taking any of this advice I gave you, and follow what they say.

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a year ago

They must be emotionally and physically strong, and able to be unaffected by what they see, whether in the past or in the future. stumble guys

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