Hey guys! I'm a junior, and I was wondering how much my high school course load will impact my college admissions chances. I've taken a mix of honors and AP classes, but I'm concerned that it might not be enough. Do colleges look at the rigor of your high school courses when making admissions decisions? Thanks for any advice!
Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about your college admissions chances. From my experience with my own child, I can tell you that colleges do consider the rigor of your high school courses when making admissions decisions. Taking honors and AP classes definitely shows that you're challenging yourself academically, which is a good sign. However, it's also important to maintain a strong GPA and have a well-rounded profile with extracurricular activities. Colleges look at a variety of factors when evaluating applicants, so just focusing on course load won't guarantee admission. That being said, don't stress too much about it! Continue to do your best in your classes and explore activities that interest you. Remember, colleges are looking for passionate and dedicated students, so make sure to showcase your strengths and what makes you unique. Best of luck!