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Does Attendance in High School Have an Impact on Admissions Acceptances?
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Does having perfect attendance such as never being absent or tardy have any impact on college admissions consideration?

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2 months ago

Most likely, no. Someone who is never late to class looks no better than someone with a couple of tardies. Most people make minor mistakes or could have unexpected circumstances that cause them to be late, and AOs understand that. However, if you have a noticeable number of absences without a good explanation AOs will doubt your commitment to academics and will become inclined to reject you depending on the standing/prestige of the university.

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