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06/11/2020 at 09:53AM

How does taking over 40 community college class effect your application?
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I’ve taken over 60 credit hours of community college classes at Santa Monica College, I’m about to start my senior year of high school. I was wondering how colleges will view my transcripts, my community college GPA is much higher than my high school GPA (3.85 cc GPA versus 3.1 high school unweighted, 7 AP classes and honors as well).

I’ve really enjoyed the classes at SMC and I’ve found the work more enjoyable in some ways. I just don’t know if my high school GPA keeps me out of reach for top universities. (I got 34 on the ACT). Thanks for your help!

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06/11/2020 at 10:03AM

I think schools will definitely notice your college credits so that may give you somewhat of an advantage, although, I do advice that you also work on your high school GPA as most selective schools only consider applicants with a 3.7 or 3.8 GPA(depending on the school). But your ACT score looks pretty good!

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@NoahMathster06/11/2020 at 10:07AM

Ok thank you very much Chantel. I’ll focus on trying to have a strong fall GPA, to show an improvement. Thank you for answer!

@Chantel2706/11/2020 at 10:24AM

No problem:) Goodluck!