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Can high school students take college courses, and does it help with college prep?

I've heard that some high school students take college courses. Does this really help with preparing for college, and could it possibly make me a more appealing applicant to universities?

7 months ago

Absolutely, high school students can often take college courses through dual enrollment programs with local community colleges or universities. It's a fantastic way to show colleges your ability to handle more challenging coursework beyond the high school level. Additionally, succeeding in these courses can demonstrate your readiness for college-level work which is definitely appealing to admissions committees. It's also a great way to explore subjects that might not be available at your high school, which can help you identify areas of interest for your major or career path. Check with your school's counseling office to see what's available for you. Just remember that the quality of your work in these courses is crucial, as poor grades could negatively impact your college applications. So, make sure you're prepared to take on the extra challenge!

7 months ago

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