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Do colleges consider first semester senior year grades?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior now and was wondering if colleges look at the first semester of senior year when I apply. I'm feeling a little stressed and wanted to make sure I have a solid understanding of what's being considered in my application. Thanks in advance!

8 months ago

Hello! Yes, colleges do consider your first semester senior year grades when you apply. In fact, they are an important part of your application, as they show your most recent academic performance and help admissions officers get a better sense of how you're handling what's likely the most challenging slate of courses you've taken so far. It's understandable to feel stressed, but try to focus on maintaining good grades in your senior year, especially during that first semester!

Good luck, and I hope this helps!

8 months ago

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