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Rescinding Acceptance

skylineguitarskylineguitar Posts: 6Registered User New Member
edited March 2008 in Harvard University
Hi to all of the class of 2011. I have been told that colleges can rescind their acceptance if they choose. And on their website, they have said that they have rescinded people because they plagiarized. I was wondering if anyone knows Harvard's policy on rescinding your acceptance based on end of senior year grades. For example, since they get mid-year grades, they know how we do in the first portion of the senior year. I am worried that an A- may have dropped to a final grade of B or in another class, a B+ may have dropped to a B. Is this grade drop going to make Harvard rescind someone's acceptance letter or do colleges mean a huge drop such as from an A to a C-?

Or even better, can anyone offer me insight to your end of year grades? (How low were your grades in the end of senior year that still allowed you to go to Harvard?)

Thanks in advance!
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Replies to: Rescinding Acceptance

  • EalgianEalgian Posts: 471Registered User Member
    Colleges typically mean HUGE grade drop, as in A average to C-range average. Basically, you want to keep the same performance if not better. It's also key to note they don't need that big of a reason to drop you. Technically, they can do whatever they want.
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