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What subjects should I focus on in high school to prepare for college?

Yo, I’m a bit stressed about choosing my classes for senior year. Which subjects are critical to have a well-rounded high school profile that colleges would look for?

7 months ago

Hello there! It's great that you're taking the time to consider your academic profile for college. Generally, colleges appreciate students who show a strong commitment across the core subjects: English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and a Foreign Language. For your senior year, it's beneficial to continue in each of the core areas, especially in Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses if they're available at your school.

These courses demonstrate college-level rigor, which is attractive to admissions officers. If you're interested in a particular field or major, it may be useful to take higher-level courses in that area. For example, if you're aiming to study engineering, advanced math and science classes are advisable. Yet remember, balance is key; do not overload yourself to the point where your grades might suffer. Wishing you all the best in your college preparation!

7 months ago

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