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do colleges see senior year grades early decision

Hey everyone! I'm applying early decision to a few schools, and I was wondering if colleges will see my senior year grades before they make their decision? My GPA took a dip in junior year and I'm really hoping to boost it up during senior year. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hey there! I understand your concern regarding your senior year grades, as they can play an important role in the admissions process. For early decision applicants, colleges usually receive your first quarter (or, in some cases, first semester) senior grades as part of your application. These grades are then taken into account by admissions committees when making their decisions.

If your senior year grades show a strong upward trend and your previous GPA is still competitive for the schools you are applying to, your application may even be strengthened by this display of improvement. Be sure to also focus on other parts of your application, such as your essays and extracurricular activities, as they can make a significant impact on your chances as well.

In any case, keep working hard in your senior year and do your best to improve your academic performance. Wishing you the best of luck with your early decision applications!

9 months ago

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