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Dealing with a C in college courses

Hey guys, I'm currently a high school junior and I'm taking a few college courses. I recently got a C in one of them and I'm concerned about how this might affect my college admissions. Does anyone have advice on how to handle this? Should I mention this in my application somehow or would it be better to leave it out?

7 months ago

While a C in a college course may not be your ideal grade, it's important to remember that college courses are typically more challenging than high school classes. Admissions officers will consider the rigor of your coursework, so they'll likely take the difficulty of the course into account.

If you feel that there were extenuating circumstances, you could discuss it in the additional information section of your application. However, it's also essential to focus on your overall academic performance and highlight your strengths. Instead of dwelling on this grade, aim to perform well in your other courses and activities, demonstrating your resilience and commitment to academic excellence.

7 months ago

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