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Foreign Language Requirement Question

SnackMixSnackMix Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
edited August 2012 in College Admissions
I noticed that many colleges require 3 credits in one foreign language to apply but I was wondering what would happen if I have 4 credits in two languages. Would I still be able to apply?
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Replies to: Foreign Language Requirement Question

  • pixelspixels Registered User Posts: 446 Member
    Most colleges that say they recommend a certain amount of years of a foreign language mean that many years in ONE language. Your situation most likely wouldn't fulfill the recommendation. But remember, it's just that: a recommendation.

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  • SnackMixSnackMix Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
    But at a school where it is REQUIRED to have at least 3 credits in one language are my chances ruined?
  • pixelspixels Registered User Posts: 446 Member
    What schools require 3 years?

    And if they do, I'm not sure about your chances. If it's a strict requirement, you're chances may be in trouble.

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  • BatlloBatllo - Posts: 3,047 Senior Member
    If it is REQUIRED then you need to be taking a third year of one of your languages at a local cc now.
    Also if you take 3 years of one fl then depending on the school and major, you may meet the requirement to fulfill the fl requirement for that major, saving you from taking fl in college.
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