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Taking more college classes than AP classes?

tournesoletournesole Registered User Posts: 17 Junior Member
4 APs and 3 honors and one ADV math class.

I’m taking several classes at a community college. Already completed one, currently taking another one, and planning to take 3 more.

Will this hurt me in college admissions? Make me look less competitive?

Replies to: Taking more college classes than AP classes?

  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 41,073 Super Moderator
    Will this hurt me in college admissions?
    No. Whether your CC credits will transfer to the university you attend is a different question. But it won't impact admissions, assuming your schedule is balanced amongst all core subjects.
  • damon30damon30 Registered User Posts: 574 Member
    The grades you receive in your CC classes will be included in your college GPA, so this might be a factor when applying to grad school. Be fairly certain for the CC classes you are planning that you can get "A"s in all three.
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 74,502 Senior Member
    It also depends on which college courses. Low remedial/developmental courses like intermediate algebra (= high school algebra 2) will not look anywhere near as impressive as courses that are higher level than AP courses like multivariable calculus.
  • tournesoletournesole Registered User Posts: 17 Junior Member
    @ucbalumnus I took intermediate college algebra the summer after sophomore year so that I could go into precalculus my junior year. I am currently a junior. This should I show I took initiative right?
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