Ok, I might have a bad grade on my mid-school year report.

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By Serdu (Serdu) on Monday, January 26, 2004 - 08:27 pm: Edit

Here's the deal, here's how my first semester grades will turn out (these I am sure of b/c I was told by my teachers)
Psychology 101: "A"
AP French Literature: "A"
AP Environmental Science: "A"
AP European History: "A"
AP English Literature: "A"

Here's the kicker:
AP Calculus AB: "C"

- I'm not sure if that's what I got. I don't have an A, but there's a chance I will get a B-. How will the C/B- affect my mid school year reports for Yale/Amherst.
HELP :()

By Spacechic20 (Spacechic20) on Monday, January 26, 2004 - 08:59 pm: Edit

didn't you already get into harvard?

By Serdu (Serdu) on Monday, January 26, 2004 - 10:40 pm: Edit

Yeah, I'm just wondering what this would do for Yale and Amherst.

By Serdu (Serdu) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 01:19 pm: Edit


By Penn08please (Penn08please) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 06:31 pm: Edit

Well, first off, your mid-year report includes your first quarter, second quarter, and mid-term grades, so it's not the averages that really matter, its the grades for every quarter and mid-term. What's the breakdown? A C might hurt you, try and ask the teacher for a B-. Then again, this is calculus we're talking about here, a lot of colleges realize that some people get it/some people don't. Don't worry about it too much, and enjoy the second half of your senior year!!!!

By Chen (Chen) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 06:39 pm: Edit

Penn08, that might just be how your school works....about sending quarter grades too.

I wouldn't worry about it. Those are SOLID As! It'll more likely be looked on as a really odd flaw. It could be a teacher's fault or yeah, you might not be calculus-oriented. But Yale and Amherst...there must've been a reason why harvard accepted you. That reason is more important than 1/18 of your academic record.

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