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How to deal with senior year course rigor?

Hi everyone! I'm a bit stressed about my senior year course load. How do I balance maintaining a high GPA and challenging myself with rigorous courses? Will colleges care if I take fewer AP/IB classes senior year? Thanks for any advice!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's natural to feel stressed about your senior year course load. The key is finding a balance between challenging yourself and ensuring you don't become too overwhelmed. While it's true that many colleges do consider the rigor of your coursework, they also understand that each student's capabilities and circumstances are different.

It's important to take courses that interest and challenge you, but also keep in mind that maintaining a healthy GPA is crucial. If you feel that taking fewer AP/IB courses in your senior year will allow you to manage your workload more effectively, then that might be the best decision for you.

Wishing you the best of luck in finding the right balance for you!

9 months ago

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