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"B-" and Standard Kelley Admission

M19426M19426 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I am a non direct admit high school senior who wishes to get into Kelley through standard admission. I am concerned because I know that transcripts marred by "B-" diminish one's chances of acceptance. As a sophomore I took AP H-105 (dual credit for IU and high school) and received a "B-" What I am wondering is, is a "B-" on a high school AP class looked down upon as much as if I would have taken the same class and had the same result while actually attending the university? I don't want to be rejected from the school all because of a class I took as a sophomore in high school.
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Replies to: "B-" and Standard Kelley Admission

  • hkem123hkem123 Registered User Posts: 714 Member
    For standard admission, Kelley only considers your coursework since you have been a student at IU. This is a relatively new rule, so the information on previous threads may contradict.

    Current IU Students: Undergraduate Program : Kelley School of Business: Indiana University

    Though since this is 'IU credit' Kelley may consider it. I doubt it though since that sort of goes against the spirit (and perhaps wording) of the website which says: "This is a new chapter of your life, and we’re only looking at what you’ve done since you’ve been at IU."
  • Thefreak121Thefreak121 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    I have a question
    Rn im a freshman at IU and i have some concerns applying to Kelley
    This fall semester i did really well, took all non business related courses, but i ended up with 1 A 2 B's and 1 C+ in biology and i have a W on M211

    Im trying to apply to kelley after spring semester
    Im about to take 16 credits
    These r the classes


    Is that too much for spring semester?

    And will i be able to get into kelley if i do really well second semester and have the C+ and the W?

    Im really worried right now and stressed out
  • hmfinnhmfinn Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    I got into Kelley the summer after my freshman year.

    I had a C+ and a W on my transcript, but neither of them were in any business courses.

    As long as you have at least a B in all of your business courses you'll probably still get in.
  • ace550ace550 Registered User Posts: 1,126 Senior Member

    Don't you think that you are an outlier? If you got a C+ in Math S212, Kelley is going to cut you some slack. I believe that a C+ in S212 = B- in M212 = B in M211 = B+ in M119, assuming only freshmen are in these classes. Also, if you applied to Kelley as a freshman, you would have been accepted as a DA. Kelley may take that into consideration. I am not sure if your case is applicable to other applicants. As another reference, a B- in Chem S117 is probably equivalent to A-/ B+ in C117 = A/A- in C105. I hope that no Kelley hopeful is going to attempt Chem S117.

    Kelley is very clear that W, P/F, and grades < B weaken an applicant's application. If one has A's to balance out the lower grades, it could help. But, it will depend upon how competitive the other applicants are.
  • Thefreak121Thefreak121 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member

    oh really?

    but isnt m211 a business course?

    i ended the semester with a 3.0 and it balanced out the c+

    im going to apply for kelley after 2 semesters to strengthen my application

    do u think my spring classes r too much for 1 semester?

    i have a update of my new spring schedule

    14.5 credits

    and im planning to take m119 in sophomore year

    thank you

    ace 550

    thank you for ur advice
  • Thefreak121Thefreak121 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member

    i heard that it got alot harder and idk what i am suppose to do

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