Chanel_simpson

List of external high school courses

I am looking for online courses and community college courses. Do you have a sheet that lists several options?

Chanel_simpson
Some students prepare themselves for college by taking extra courses externally, either through a community college, an online fee-paying school or even free not-for-profit educational organisations (for example Khan Academy- ... Read more
Chanel_simpson

What is the average number of AP courses a student should have completed to increase their chance of being admitted to challenge/reach schools?

What is the average number of AP courses a student should have completed to increase their chance of being admitted to challenge/reach schools?

Chanel_simpson
There is no magic number of AP classes a student should take but it’s important to bear in mind that if you intend on applying to the more selective universities, you should take the most challenging courses available to you, which include AP ... Read more
synocate

UC A-G requirement

If one takes the AP Music Theory course without taking the AP exam, will it still satisfy the visual and performing arts A-G requirement for UC school admissions?

synocate
Yes, as long as the AP Music Theory course is a one-year long course or offered over two semesters. You do not need to take the AP exam as well.

Alternativelty you can take an AP exam only and score the following:
Score of 3, 4 or 5 on the AP ... Read more
Chanel_simpson

My student is exploring the option of switching high schools. Do you know how this would affect his/her chance of college admissions? How is this usually viewed by admissions committees?

My student is exploring the option of switching high schools. Do you know how this would affect his/her chance of college admissions? How is this usually viewed by admissions committees?

Chanel_simpson

If your student is switching for the sole purpose of improving the chance of getting into a more competitive college by going to a more competitive high school, then the chance will probably increase. The admission committee will view this move ... Read more