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Change high school in Senior year

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Replies to: Change high school in Senior year

  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 39,187 Senior Member
    Precalculus is more important than AP stats. Has he completed Foreign Language through level 3?
  • iyen20iyen20 Registered User Posts: 19 Junior Member
    yes he has. mandarin level 3
  • menloparkmommenloparkmom Registered User Posts: 12,661 Senior Member
    ^is mandarin spoken at home?
    if so he might not get the "bump" for taking a difficult FL.
  • iyen20iyen20 Registered User Posts: 19 Junior Member
    mandarin is not our spoken language. Its truly a foreign language for us !
  • wis75wis75 Registered User Posts: 13,483 Senior Member
    Depending on the school and major 3-4 years of a foreign language can meet college graduation requirements. I know 3 (HS years, college semesters) of one for a BS and 4 of one or 3 plus 2 of two languages for a BA at one school. It can be useful, again depending on major and goals, to finish the language reqs in HS. Several variables here- is continuing in Mandarin worth it? You/he would need to research possible colleges for their requirements.
  • iyen20iyen20 Registered User Posts: 19 Junior Member
    Yes, my S has completed 3 years of Mandarin
  • wis75wis75 Registered User Posts: 13,483 Senior Member
    Check on the usefulness of that 4th year for his getting into, meeting college graduation requirements at schools on the radar.
  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 Registered User Posts: 1,976 Senior Member
    depending on the state that you are in, if there is a particular good state school that you are targeting and the current GPA won't get you in, perhaps you can get your kid to start taking CC classes as a senior (or even before). If you plan it right, he or she could apply to that hard-to-get state school the following year instead of waiting 2 years.
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