I have a good enough Gpa to have mostly A's and B+'s but some B. It's really hard to work on tests which is my kryptonite because I have a severe case of ADHD, homework and school assignments are good but can't raise my grade well enough to make my GPA where I need it to be. I am curious if colleges will account for something like this and what they'd do.
Hi, thank you for asking your question! Learning disabilities are definitely something that admissions committees will factor into their decision-making. Importantly, As a student with a learning disability, it’s important to realize you’re not alone. As of 2013, around 11% of undergraduates reported having a disability.
You may have a better chance of admission at your dream school, if you can make up for the difference of lower school scores with stellar extracurricular activities. Additionally, I would recommend using the additional information section of the Common App when applying to include more about your student life with ADHD and how that impacted your schools scores.
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