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β€’ 03/10/2020 at 05:26AM

I have been suspended, should I include that in my college applications?

i'm an 11th grader, professional badminton player currently rank number 1 in the USA.

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β€’ 03/11/2020 at 01:20AM

You should def disclose your suspension on your application since it's likely that schools will have access to it on your transcript. It might play into how schools will consider you as an applicant, but it doesn't mean that colleges will write you off completely. I would suggest trying to explain the circumstances around the suspension and how you handled the situation. Be sure to take accountability for the mistakes made and whether you were able to grow/improve from it and I think that can go a long way in your application. Best of luck!

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β€’ 03/10/2020 at 07:59PM

I'm pretty sure this question gets asked on the common app and you should say yes. You do get the opportunity to explain the situation and why it happened. Make sure you do that. If you lie and a college finds out they will most likely rescind their offer. It's not worth the risk by any means.

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β€’ 03/10/2020 at 06:13PM

Colleges will see that on your academic transcript, and I would still address it in your essays somewhere to make sure you don't try to hide anything. Might give you a chance to explain why it happened and how you grew as well.

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