Subjects I should take as a senior in high school
Hi! I am starting my senior year in high school, and I'm confused about my subject choices. As an international student, do I have to take English as a subject in school? Or would it be enough if I just take the TOEFL test?
I really love writing and I do a lot of it, so if I'm leaning towards being an English major in college, do I need to take English in school? I'm still undecided about my major though. I might actually go with business rather than english. So will I need English in high school if I'm becoming an English major and will I need it if I'm becoming a business major?
P.S. I've been taking English as a class in school from grade 1. I don't like our English paper pattern this year, so I'm considering opting out.
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Depending on your school you will likley need at minimum 3 years of high school English. Though international students may permit for a smaller amount. However for domestic its by far typically 4 years. I don't know how the TOEFL and other English tests are factored so consider communicating with schools directly about their course requirements.
Hello! So I'm not sure about your school but my school requires all 4 years of English class in order to graduate, so make sure you know what the graduation requirements are for your high school. And a word of advice that I've gotten from many of my teachers is to not slack off senior year and continue on taking core classes because a year w/o one of them will probably throw you off track...
Maybe consider taking AP Lit (if your school provides it) in order to get a better sense of English at the college level. You still have time to decide your major, so don't worry. Maybe look at double majoring or taking a minor!
I hope my advice helps!
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