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"Easy A" Online Class? PLEASE HELP!

RolliewristRolliewrist Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
Anyone know any "easy A" online classes i can take right now?

Replies to: "Easy A" Online Class? PLEASE HELP!

  • Soccerchic24Soccerchic24 Registered User Posts: 368 Member
    There is:
    Personal fitness
    Drivers ed
    Parenting skills
    social media 1
    life management skills
    journalism 1
    Forensic science
  • lookingforwardlookingforward Registered User Posts: 30,627 Senior Member
    And adcoms will look at the transcript and see the easy classes and....
  • audrehaudreh Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
    Computer literacy, psychology (or other social sciences), and music appreciation should all be relatively easy classes. Also, I'm not sure if this is available to you but it's usually not difficult at all to get an A in art.
  • BucketsUCSCBucketsUCSC Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    @Rolliewrist i Was thinking of doing this but most of these courses arent approved for most collleges
  • BucketsUCSCBucketsUCSC Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    if you find a website that has these kinds of courses approved by colleges would you please message me
  • zadiesmithfanzadiesmithfan Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    It would all depend on your state of residence, but FLVS has many online classes that would fulfill your need. Personally, I don't like the layout or approach to it, but their classes are definitely feasible, and electives are easy As. I took Driver's Ed last summer, spent about an hour or two a day on it, and finished the course just shy of the two-week mark with a 97.
  • BucketsUCSCBucketsUCSC Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    Is FLVS UC approved @zadiesmithfan
  • LKnomadLKnomad Registered User Posts: 1,255 Senior Member
    @BucketsUCSC If you want to check for UC approved online courses - use the UC doorway. You can check any online publisher for A-G approval.

  • BucketsUCSCBucketsUCSC Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    @LKnomad thank you very much found it
  • zadiesmithfanzadiesmithfan Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    @BucketsUCSC Probably not, as it's not affiliated in any way with the state of California. However, it is affiliated with the public school system of Florida, and a FLVS credit counts fully toward a high school diploma.
  • manspeak2umanspeak2u Registered User Posts: 177 Junior Member
    @Rolliewrist Are you just trying to boost your GPA or are you looking to actually learn something while still getting an A. There are a ton of classes that will boost your GPA, but it will not fool colleges. If they see you did poorly in core classes, but have an alright GPA because you got an A in parenting skill and social media, they will pretty much recalculate your GPA. @soccerchick24 Social media 1? xD How to take the perfect selfie?
  • MomOnALaptopMomOnALaptop Registered User Posts: 270 Junior Member
    edited November 2015
    There's no point in getting a bunch of As in classes that might not even be included in the college's own calculation (like driver's ed, life skills, etc.) So if you're worried about your GPA and want to boost your transcript, I'd say think seriously about your own strengths and interests. For instance, Journalism is definitely not an "easy A" for someone who can't write, but if you like writing and have a good chance of excelling, take it and shoot for an A. Same with Forensic Science, if you're interested in criminology. Figure out what you're likely to do well in (because you're genuinely interested and/or good at it), and then take those courses and work hard. It's a lot easier to work hard in something you like, so it could be an "easy A" in that sense. For some people that'd be math, for some it'd be art, or history, or English, or whatever. But stick with serious subjects -- doesn't have to be calculus, but not life skills-type stuff (parenting, driver's ed, whatever.) There's no sense in taking pointless courses just to pad your transcript with some padding that won't be effective anyway :-)
  • sbjdorlosbjdorlo Registered User Posts: 5,116 Senior Member
    But you don't need a-g approved classes. My son took zero a-g approved classes, but was admitted to UCSD, UCI and waitlisted at UCLA (the only three UCs to which he applied). He met most of the requirements through either community college classes or SAT subject tests. He didn't meet any requirement for history/social science, but it was apparently fine. He wasn't a particularly strong applicant except for his SAT score, so we were very happy with the results. Just so you can see what it looks like to meet the requirements in other ways, here's what it looked like for him:

    History: Didn't meet a-g; had no college class and no exam
    English: Took College Literature; also took Literature subject exam
    Math: Took college Pre-Calculus; also took Math II exam
    Lab Science: Took college physics; also took Physics subject exam
    LOTE: Took a semester of college Italian
    Visual Arts: Not sure if they accepted it, but he took two semesters of college Animation
    College Prep: Math II exam or college Calculus

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