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Can anyone show me what a typical high school transcript looks like?

Hi friends! Junior here getting a head start on understanding the college admissions process. I'm just wondering what a high school transcript typically includes? I know it's supposed to have grades, but is there anything else? Do colleges care about the specific classes you take or just the overall GPA? How about if you've taken any college courses - do those go on there too?

7 months ago

Hey there! It's fantastic that you're looking ahead and getting prepared. A typical high school transcript includes your cumulative GPA, as well as individual grades for each class you've taken throughout high school. It'll list out the courses by year and often distinguish between different types of classes, like honors, AP, or IB courses. Colleges definitely care about the specific classes you take because they indicate the rigor of your course load – it's a way to show admissions officers that you've challenged yourself academically. And yes, if you've taken college courses, those usually appear on your transcript as dual enrollment. All this information helps colleges get a better idea of your academic performance and potential. Keep up the great work!

7 months ago

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