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Basically, my freshman year of highschool I took honors english, honors world history, honors geometry, honors biology, gym, and spanish I. I got a D, D, D, C, B, C. (respectively) for pretty much both semesters. Including weighted grades and everything, my GPA ended up being a 1.8 out of 4 (honors/AP classes are 5 for an A)
This year (sophomore year) I am taking Regular English, Regular American Studies, Honors Algebra 2 Trig, Honors Chemistry, health, and Spanish 2. For first semester, I got a B, C, D, D, C, and D. (respectively).
I don't know what to do, but I REALLY need to pick up the pace, I know. 2nd semester starts in a few days, and I'm a sophomore, and from now on I am REALLY buckling down and am DEFINITELY going to do better. I am aiming for straight A's, taking the same classes still. If I can accomplish straight As second semester, and in junior year take:
AP Chem, Hon Physics, Hon Precalc, Regular English III, Gym, Psychology, and Spanish III, and do VERY well meaning all A's and maybe one or 2 B's max, it will definitely help me out. If I continue this pattern and do very well senior year, will I be able to get into an Ivy League school? This is TRULY a big deal for me, even though my past grades dont demonstrate it. Please help me out, I am new to these forums, and really really need advice. I will definitely be dedicating all my time to school now no matter what and will be doing well. I wanted to go to someplace like duke, or another school with a "name." Help? Advice? Anything I can do now or in the future to help me out? I'm willing to do anything, and I truly mean anything.