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How will colleges look at this?

Kristian11Kristian11 Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
This semester, I may be getting 2 Bs (APUSH, and AP Chemistry). I have never gotten A B before (and hopefully won't in the future either). How will colleges (especially U of Michigan) look at this?

Replies to: How will colleges look at this?

  • xxluvforeverxxxxluvforeverxx Registered User Posts: 187 Junior Member
    edited October 2017
    What grade are you in? Also, colleges understand that AP classes are harder, but you can always explain why you’re grades are lower (illness, financial problems, bullying, etc) on applications.
  • Kristian11Kristian11 Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    I am a sophomore.
  • happy1happy1 Registered User Posts: 18,928 Senior Member
    I'd strongly recommend against focusing in on any particular schools during your sophomore year.
  • Kristian11Kristian11 Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    Why? Majority of my peers already have a target school and I have been thinking about University of Michigan for a couple of years now.
  • bodanglesbodangles Registered User Posts: 8,521 Senior Member
    Because you have only done 1/3 of the academic work you will be judged on, presumably don't have any standardized test scores, and may or may not want the same things out of a college as a graduating senior as you do now.
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