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Can I apply to college without taking any AP classes?

Hey guys! I'm a junior, and my school doesn't offer many AP classes. I'm worried that this will hurt my chances of getting into a good college. Is it possible to still get into a decent college without taking any AP classes? Thanks for any advice!

11 months ago

Hey there! Absolutely, you can still get into a good college even if you haven't taken any AP classes. Colleges understand that not all high schools offer the same opportunities, and they'll take that into account when evaluating your application. They'll look at your application within the context of the school you attend, so if your school doesn't offer many AP classes, that won't be held against you. What's important is that you challenge yourself with the courses that are available to you and perform well in them. In addition to your coursework, focus on building a strong extracurricular profile and demonstrating your passion for learning through activities, internships, or volunteering. Also, remember that colleges look at a variety of factors, such as your essays, letters of recommendation, and standardized test scores, so there are many ways to make your application stand out. My own child didn't take many AP classes in high school, and they still got into a great college. Keep working hard and stay positive, and I'm sure you'll find a college that's a great fit for you!

11 months ago

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