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Can i still get accepted?

jdawwwgjdawwwg Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited June 2009 in College Admissions
This is my senior year so i'm really confused about college
The colleges i want to get into have a minimum requirement that states you can only have a minimum of c for a letter grade
well in my freshmen year i slacked off and got a d in algebra 2 honors
its my senior year and i'm really regretting it now
UGH
what can i do to still get accepted
can i even do anything?
Post edited by jdawwwg on

Replies to: Can i still get accepted?

  • NewHope33NewHope33 Registered User Posts: 6,208 Senior Member
    As the saying goes, "Change your attitude and you change your life." BTW, lots of colleges forgive a bad freshman year.
  • mikemacmikemac Registered User Posts: 10,190 Senior Member
    what can i do to still get accepted
    can i even do anything?
    You can call or email the colleges you are considering and ask if they consider frosh year grades, and also to discuss your situation.
  • springisintheairspringisintheair Registered User Posts: 451 Member
    Many ad coms will overlook a course, especially freshman year, if the rest of the application is stellar, essays well writeen, EC's stand out, standardized scores within range, student is a good fit for the university...one poor grade will not cancel out all of the positives. Go for it.
  • pFNMCppFNMCp Registered User Posts: 793 Member
    Just contact those colleges and tell them very simply something like "I got a D in my freshman year of high school. Is there any reason that I should apply to your institution?"
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