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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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| 800 verbal
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Getting the Most Out of Advanced Classes

Hey friends! I’m stressing because I want to make sure I’m challenging myself with advanced classes in my senior year. How do you decide which advanced classes to take, and how many is too many? Don't wanna overdo it and burn out.

7 months ago

Hi there! It's smart to find a balance. It’s crucial to pick advanced classes in subjects that interest you most or are related to your intended major. This shows colleges that you are ready for higher-level work in fields you’re passionate about. Typically, students aim for about 3-5 advanced classes, depending on their other commitments and stress tolerance. Remember, it's essential to maintain a solid GPA, so don't load up on APs or honors courses to the point where your grades might suffer. Also, take into account college recommendations for the type and number of AP courses. Finally, it's okay to drop down a level if you find it's too much. Your mental health comes first, always!

7 months ago

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