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Do Ivy league and top tier american university look at freshman year if I'm doing IGCSE and A level?

moumisayedmoumisayed Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
So basically, I'm an international student wanting to study at a ivy league or top tier American school. I'm doing my IGCSE's in 8 months and I'm planning on doing A levels later. But, now I'm working hard on getting all A's in my igcse. BUT, i got bad grades during freshman year. So, I'm concerned if they would look into that or my final IGCSE grade. I know standardized testing matters more but, im concerned if this will lower my chances. I'm very stressed someone help pls.

P.S I didn't do my IGCSE's yet. I got bad grades during freshman year and we do igcse on sophomore year.

Replies to: Do Ivy league and top tier american university look at freshman year if I'm doing IGCSE and A level?

  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 38,547 Super Moderator
    edited September 15
    If the school looks at freshman grades, and most do, they will look at your freshman grades as well. There is no pass given for international students. Of course, an upward trend in grades may help. And your IGSCE results will be given more weight.
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  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 38,885 Senior Member
    IGCSE results as well as A Level results are given MUCH more weight.
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