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Is it typical for high schools to provide psychology courses, and would taking one be valuable for college admissions?

I'm super interested in psych and considering it as a major. Do high schools usually offer psychology classes, and if mine does, would taking it help my college app?

7 months ago

It's fantastic that you're considering psychology as a major! While not all high schools have a psychology course, many do offer it, often as an elective or Advanced Placement (AP) course. If your high school does provide psychology as a course, it would definitely be worth taking. Not only would it give you a glimpse into the field you're interested in, but it would also show colleges your eagerness to dive into subjects that excite you. Taking the AP Psychology course, if available, could be particularly beneficial since it demonstrates the rigor of your course load and your dedication to the subject matter of your intended major. Be sure to balance your course load so that you still maintain a strong overall academic performance. Good luck, and enjoy exploring the field of psychology!

7 months ago

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