a year ago
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Will earning an Associate Degree in High School help or hurt my application to competitive Colleges?

Background: I am a 10th grader in a public high school beginning to take Dual Enrollment classes at my local Community College toward the end of earning an A.S. in Computer Science. I am pretty interested in CS, but I am also interested in Law and Music, and I am usually an A-/B+ student in STEM subjects. I want to earn this degree because CS is an extremely applicable and relevant skill to have, and can still be applied to the other subjects I am interested in. I am also interested in what the rigor of these courses has to offer for my personal and academic growth. Is completing this degree for these reasons going to help my application to competitive colleges, or is my time better spent elsewhere? Thanks! :)


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a year ago[edited]



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