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How do colleges view community college courses on my transcript?

Hi guys! I'm a junior in high school, and I've taken a few community college courses during my summer breaks. How do colleges view these courses on my transcript, and will they help my chances of getting accepted? Thanks so much for any guidance!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great to hear that you've been proactive in taking community college courses during your summer breaks. In general, colleges view these courses positively as they show that you've taken the initiative to challenge yourself academically and explore your interests outside of your regular high school curriculum. It can also demonstrate time management skills and a strong work ethic. However, the specific impact of these courses on your college application may vary depending on the selectiveness of the colleges you're applying to and the rigor of the courses you've taken. It's important to have a balanced mix of rigorous courses, such as AP and IB classes, along with community college courses if possible. Ultimately, it's the combination of your grades, test scores, extracurricular activities, and essays that will determine your chances of acceptance. Good luck with your college applications!

9 months ago

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