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Tips for Choosing the Right Classes in High School

Updated: Feb 7

1. Meet all and any high school requirements i.e. A-G requirements, AP, IB High schools require all students to take the required classes to pass and graduate with diploma in order to gain entrance in college. Taking Advanced Placement, IB will set you apart from others applying to the same university. 2. Take a balanced set of classes and challenge yourself As a student, it is important and vital to take the recommended amount of courses to meet any and all requirements. This includes challenging yourself with AP, IB courses. 3. Choose a wide array of College-Prep courses Taking college-prep courses, AP classes or honors can help a student stand out and be selected for the college of their dreams. 4. Show colleges a positive pattern Colleges like to see improvement through challenging obstacles, so make sure to take challenging classes and succeed in them to show your passion and dedication. 5. Know the admissions guidelines for your top picked colleges Many colleges have different requirements so make sure to choose the ones that you meet requirements to gain entry to the colleges of your choice. 6. Go for intellectual interests Choose classes based on your interests, passion and dedication, this shows the colleges your level of dedication and interests. 7. Consider any online or dual enrollment classes Be sure that any online or dual enrollment classes will help and be able to transfer and accepted as credit. 8. Consult with a teacher, High School Counselor or Expert College Planner for appropriate classes Reaching out to experts for help with homework or extracurricular activities, college advice will help you in upcoming months and years and save you time and money. 9. Do not slack off your senior year of high school Push your way through high school and do not slack off, stay strong and finish with the best grades possible.

2. Take a balanced set of classes and challenge yourself As a student, it is important and vital to take the recommended amount of courses to meet any and all requirements. This includes challenging yourself with AP, IB courses.

3. Choose a wide array of College-Prep courses Taking college-prep courses, AP classes or honors can help a student stand out and be selected for the college of their dreams.

4. Show colleges a positive pattern Colleges like to see improvement through challenging obstacles, so make sure to take challenging classes and succeed in them to show your passion and dedication.

5. Know the admissions guidelines for your top picked colleges Many colleges have different requirements so make sure to choose the ones that you meet requirements to gain entry to the colleges of your choice.

6. Go for intellectual interests Choose classes based on your interests, passion and dedication, this shows the colleges your level of dedication and interests.

7. Consider any online or dual enrollment classes Be sure that any online or dual enrollment classes will help and be able to transfer and accepted as credit.

Consult with a teacher, High School Counselor or Expert College Planner for appropriate classes Reaching out to experts for help with homework or extracurricular activities, college advice will help you in upcoming months and years and save you time and money.

Do not slack off your senior year of high school Push your way through high school and do not slack off, stay strong and finish with the best grades possible.

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