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Rescinded Acceptance: Spring Grades?

skyhawkk08skyhawkk08 351 replies79 threads Member
edited January 2008 in College Admissions
IB French and IB Biology are killing me. On the off chance that things don't work out as usual, would I be at risk of having my acceptance rescinded from a college like Pomona or Claremont McKenna?

My school is on trimesters and I've only had one B in IB Calculus junior year. Would I be at risk with a 3.8, or even a 3.6? I'll try for the 4.0, but I don't want to stress if it isn't necessary. Are prestigous colleges relaxed about Spring grades?

For reference - I had a 4.0 for Midyear Reports...
edited January 2008
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  • DCforMeDCforMe 612 replies14 threads Member
    What do you mean by "killing me"? C? D? F?
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  • skyhawkk08skyhawkk08 351 replies79 threads Member
    Haha I have a B+ in both of them, but both of the teachers are going insane preparing us for the IB exam and I probably have about 2 hours of homework for each...on top of senioritis. This is only Mid-term grades for us though so there is time to get them up, but it's going to be very difficult and stressful.
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  • DCforMeDCforMe 612 replies14 threads Member
    I highly doubt you'll have an acceptance rescinded for two B+'s.
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  • atrophicwhisperatrophicwhisper 1683 replies61 threads Senior Member
    If you get a couple of B's, nobody (including Ivies) will rescind your application.

    If you were to get C's, or a D or an F..... that's another story.
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  • joecollegedadjoecollegedad 458 replies98 threads Member
    to expand: wouldn't depend on :

    1) where you are applying ?

    2) what grades you had in the past (thru JR yr, for example) that the college already based its acceptance decision?


    for example, If a college already accepted you with some Cs scattered in the transcript, I would think that as long as you you do not have anything worse than a couple Cs at mid yr or at final yr, you would be ok.
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  • aquamarineeaquamarinee 2977 replies51 threads Senior Member
    Just don't get lower than a C and you won't get your acceptance rescinded... Some people have managed to get a C- in AP Calculus their second semester and still stay accepted. That's an extreme case though.
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  • ibtellingibtelling 259 replies4 threads Junior Member
    I actually envy you.
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