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4 Years of Math
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I took Algebra 1 HN and Geometry HN in middle school. I then took Algebra 2 HN my freshman year and struggled. I ended up taking Pre-Calc regular my sophmore year. Will it look bad if I stop taking math after Pre-Calc? I already have four math credits, which are required to graduate and I am already planning on taking a couple other APs my junior year. Is it worth it to push myself to take AP Stat or even AP Calc next year? Also, I don't plan on majoring in anything STEM.

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5 months ago

Four years of math look best for applying to college. AP Calc could be too much of a leap from a regular precalc class, especially if you struggled algebra. Maybe take it senior year if you do well in math next year, but for now it's best to take AP Stats or a math class that provides a step between regular precalc and AP Calc.

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5 months ago

Hi @briacm! I still advise that you take your math, 1. It is your core class. 2. If you stop taking math after your sophomore year, even though you said you have enough credits, you may have trouble in college or university.

I advise you to take AP stat or AP pre cal for your next year along with your classes and other AP, AP Pre Cal is easier than AP Calc, but it will still set you up for your High school.

Good luck!

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