my understanding is that colleges don't care how you do in senior year, as long as there isn't a SIGNIFICANT drop in GPA. is this true? i ask this about not just grades but about courses, too. for instance, what if you took fewer classes, most of them being "fun" ones, like drama or computer programming or something, instead of AP Calc and Physics, etc. Do you they care in senior year that you aren't challenging yourself and are instead choosing to take it easy?