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How do admissions officers view online classes on a high school transcript?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior and I've taken a few online classes throughout high school. I'm wondering how admissions officers view these classes when evaluating my transcript. Do they consider them the same as in-person classes? Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi! I'm glad you're considering how your online courses might be viewed by college admissions officers. From my own experience with my child's college application process, it seems that most colleges are becoming more and more accepting of online courses. In fact, many colleges now offer online courses themselves, so they understand the value of such courses and the flexibility they provide. The key is to ensure that the online courses you've taken are from reputable sources and are accredited. If the courses you took are part of your high school curriculum or from a well-known online education platform, they should be viewed similarly to in-person classes. However, it might be helpful to provide some context on your application about why you chose to take online courses (e.g., scheduling conflicts, specific interests, etc.) to help the admissions officers better understand your choices. Ultimately, it's the overall quality and rigor of your coursework that will have the biggest impact on how your transcript is perceived. Best of luck with your college application process!

10 months ago

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