My school only offers 3 AP classes that don't have much to do with my career goals, should I transfer?Answered
My high school only haves AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, and AP Art, and as a rising 11th grader the maximum I can take is 2 AP classes. I don't have many extracurriculars and I was looking forward to taking many AP classes in high school. I have the opportunity to change to a different school because the one I am currently in is far away from where I live. Should I transfer?
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Most colleges take into consideration what classes your school offers, but this isn't to say that you wouldn't have better opportunities if you went to a better school for your career path. You need to decide what is more important for you; the academics offered by the other school or staying where you are comfortable in your current school.
I think you should transfer high schools to a high school probably closer to home that offers more AP classes!
Whether or not you transfer is dependent on what you are comfortable with, and how valuable the switch will be. If you think that transferring schools will have a strong positive impact (in this case allowing you to take more AP courses that are relevant to your goals and interests), then you can definitely start to consider it. The next thing that you want to consider is if you think that you be comfortable with the entire transfer process. New teachers, new friends, and a new environment in general. These are the things that I believe are the most important, and if you check both of these boxes, transferring could be a very good decision for you. And of course if there are other factors that you hold to be important in the decision, consider those as well.
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