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How bad do my grades have to be to get rescinded?

Hi, I recently got accepted into my dream school, but I'm a little bit stressed now. My grades have slipped during the second semester of my senior year. How bad do my grades have to be for the college to rescind my acceptance? Has anyone experienced this? Looking for some insights. Thanks!

9 months ago

First of all, congratulations on being accepted into your dream school! It's normal to feel stressed during this time. As for getting rescinded, colleges understand that students may have fluctuations in their grades, especially during the final stretch of high school.

However, it's important to maintain a consistent academic performance. Significant drops in grades could potentially raise concerns. My child faced a similar situation, and he got in touch with the college's admissions office to discuss his situation. They were understanding and appreciative of his honesty.

To avoid any issues, I'd recommend focusing on improving your grades for the remaining semester. Reach out to your teachers for any necessary assistance, and consider explaining your situation to the admissions office if there's a significant decline. Transparency and proactive communication can go a long way in preventing any negative outcomes. Keep up the good work, and best of luck!

9 months ago

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