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Do colleges consider senior year grades in admissions decisions?

Hey everyone, I was wondering if colleges take senior year grades into account when making admissions decisions. I know that my transcript will include my first semester grades, but will they be given as much weight as my grades from previous years? Thanks for any advice you can provide!

10 months ago

Hello! I completely understand your concern about senior year grades. From my experience with my child's college application process, I can tell you that colleges do consider senior year grades, especially the first semester, when making admissions decisions. While they may not be given as much weight as your cumulative GPA from previous years, they still play a role in showcasing your academic performance and commitment to learning. In some cases, colleges may even ask for your final second semester grades after you've been admitted to ensure that you maintain a consistent level of academic achievement. So, it's important to keep striving for good grades throughout your senior year. It's also worth remembering that every college has its own policy when it comes to evaluating transcripts, so it's a good idea to research the schools you're interested in to get a better understanding of their specific requirements. Good luck, and I hope this helps!

10 months ago

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