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Third year of Spanish after Junior year

TheGreatGatsby7TheGreatGatsby7 6 replies3 threads New Member
Hello,
I am currently a Junior in high school, and I have only finished my second year of Spanish in my sophomore year. I decided not to take the third year of spanish this year due to schedule conflicts. However, I am planning to take spanish 3 at local community college the summer after Junior year, so I can take the fourth year of spanish during my senior year.
My question is whether colleges look at me as a applicant with a fourth year of FL or a applicant with a third year of FL who will be taking the fourth year.
I think it depends on how colleges look at my senior schedule (1st or 2nd semester) during the time I will be applying.
Will they think of me as a student with fourth year of FL or just a student with a third year because I "have finished" only the third year?


(I think I will be applying for majors closely related to STEM)
Thank you
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  • skieuropeskieurope 41094 replies7741 threads Super Moderator
    They will look at you as someone who will have completed 4th year. Colleges do not expect coursework to be completed by the time of application - just by time of enrollment.
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 83913 replies744 threads Senior Member
    Hello,
    I am currently a Junior in high school, and I have only finished my second year of Spanish in my sophomore year. I decided not to take the third year of spanish this year due to schedule conflicts. However, I am planning to take spanish 3 at local community college the summer after Junior year, so I can take the fourth year of spanish during my senior year.

    Make sure that your high school's Spanish year 2 is sufficient preparation for the community college's Spanish 3, and you may want to keep practicing Spanish during the year (e.g. by reading https://news.google.com/?hl=es-419&gl=US&ceid=US:es-419 and talking in Spanish to any classmates who speak Spanish) so that you do not forget.
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  • TheGreatGatsby7TheGreatGatsby7 6 replies3 threads New Member
    Thank you for the clarifications!
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  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 43284 replies471 threads Senior Member
    edited August 2019
    Typically, HS Spanish 2 would place you into College Spanish 2, to be followed by College Spanish 3 as an equivalent of HS Spanish 4. Some universities consider that reaching College Spanish 3 is the same as HS Level 3 though.
    edited August 2019
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