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importance of mid term grades

cr_freakcr_freak Registered User Posts: 349 Member
edited March 2010 in Columbia University
my grades from class 9-11 are very good. top 5% good but my midterms are stellar. best in class for most subjects. so are mid terms more important than the other grades ? will it significantly boost my chances ?
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Replies to: importance of mid term grades

  • cr_freakcr_freak Registered User Posts: 349 Member
    ??? guy heading towards breakdown here !
  • GandalphGandalph Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Senior year is very important. As to how it might affect your chances--it probably won't make or break your app though.
  • glitterz_iz_goldglitterz_iz_gold Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    Well I just got a few "likely" letters. They both say that you will still be considered a good candidate unless your grades significantly drop or you commit some sort of disciplinary offense.

    Thus said, mid-year reports are very important. They show the university that you don't slack, and will probably be one of the deciding factors in giving you that final nudge into acceptance/rejection pile. But it won't completely change your chances, if your other grades weren't as good.
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