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Grades for prep school

mediocratesmediocrates 3 replies6 threads New Member
Do the schools look at your specific assignment grades, semester/trimester grades, or do they consider just each year overall of your middle school education? How does getting a B in a couple of assignments, but still having an overall A affect your chances?
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  • doschicosdoschicos 26288 replies265 threads Senior Member
    They don't look at the level of specific assignments.
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  • skieuropeskieurope 40797 replies7569 threads Super Moderator
    They don't look at the level of specific assignments.
    More to the point, outside of any graded papers you send, they don't have access to specific assignments
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  • wildflower2019wildflower2019 13 replies6 threads Junior Member
    They look at your main averages, A’s, B’s, etc. They also look at your GPA and any information you give them. What you give them they can see pretty much. Getting a B in a couple assignments isn’t bad, as long as you continue to have an A in the class. I’m applying to Exeter and I’m just focusing on keeping my A’s up.
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  • CavsFan2003CavsFan2003 942 replies74 threads Senior Member
    As stated previously, they do not look at singular assignments. Also -- it is TOTALLY okay to have a few Bs. I'm going to Choate and I had 3 Bs and a C+.
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  • Golfgr8Golfgr8 1575 replies24 threads Senior Member
    I think the AO’s want the big picture and don’t focus on grades. ALL A’s through middle school. So what? Not sure they cared. Not a single AO asked @ grades- nobody brought it up in interviews. It may not have made a difference at some schools. Don’t let a few B’s through you off course or dim your hopes.
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