22 days ago
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Applying in Junior year?

By the end of my junior year, I’ll have already met all requirements for a high school diploma. I’m not going to graduate early though, I’ll be spending my senior year taking courses at my community college and completing my AA.

My question is: Would it be possible for me to apply to some universities in junior year, and in the case I get in, skip my senior year? In the case I don’t get in, could I just stay for senior year?

I’ve done some research and the only information I’ve found is that before you start attending the university, you’ll need to have your HS diploma, which I could do. Does anybody know if this would be possible?

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21 days ago

It may be very possible to apply in junior year. I would discuss with your high school counselor just to make sure. If your hs counselor does not know, then directly email the admissions office of the colleges you would apply to.

The one thing I will say is that I could have graduated early but I choose not to. I also wanted to take community college classes to shorten my bachelors. I discovered that the cost for a non-graduate high school student was a THIRD to a FOURTH of the price the community college charged those who graduated high school. I am saving so much money by not graduating early- thousands of dollars and a whole year of college at least. So pleas consider what your goals are and how you can best accomplish them.

Hope this helps! LMK if you have any questions.

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