How to weigh academic rigor with teens stress
My D18 is stressing over classes for next year. She will take AP lit and AP psych. She is stressing over whether to take AP Stats or AP Calc. She was planning on stats but saw some literature from Weslyan and they expect calculus. She is also taking a science class at regular level (hates science).
She had great gpa 3.95 UW, waiting on SAT scores from May, took AP and SAT subject tests. No results in.
If she doesn't push full throttle does she not gab a chance at 'tippy top'schools? And what about not tippy top but selective LACs? It is her goal, not mine. I want to give her good advice while also thinking of her stress, mental health and ability to have a reasonable senior year.
Thanks for opinions