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College applications and entrance requirements may vary in different colleges and universities. Most schools require students to pass their school entrance exams, but some schools only require the student’s high school grades and diploma.

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%DETAILS% Answer See CA Family Law Code 3040 - 3048 http://www.steveshorr.com/MATTERS_CONSIDERED_IN_GRANTING_CUSTODY.htm#custody Answer many things come into play here. even though not required, a judge would be hard pressed not to consider things such as criminal history, job status,…
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Homeschooling teenagers should contact the colleges and universities they would like to attend and ask about their admission policies. In a 1994 telephone poll conducted by the author of this brochure, a select group of admissions officers from large universities and colleges indicated willingness t…
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I am doing online schooling but it is the same as homeschooling. Homeschoolers do much better in college because you don't have any distractions so you are more focused on school work. Of course if you are focused on school you will do great in college. I was in a public school through 8th grade and…
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Being this far along in the Public system, I would just keep what I got. Why, don't you want to have the joy and honor of graduating amongst your peers?   If you want to you may. I did almost the same thing. I attended my local high school in 9th grade, and it was terrible. Now almost half wa…
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Possibly. Do you consistently get high scores on tests, yet can't ever seem to get homework done or turned in on time?This is something I've discovered is very common. Your test scores could be way above the norm, yet you'll find yourself failing or just barely scraping by in class because of the da…
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Actually, you can be thinking about college anytime. The levels of thinking about college is what you should be concerned about. You do not NEED to start thinking early unless you have an urgent desire to get out of state. Elementary students should just hear about college. Middle school students sh…
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Test Out Of College ClassesTake the AP (advanced placement) tests. They come in almost every subject (calculus, Spanish, English, chem.... I think they have 20ish to choose from) and you get a score from 1 to 5, and schools require a different score to get credit, but a 4 or 5 is almost always good …
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It is depend on college. How they follow rule for education. well, Mostly college have two semester per year. There are two semesters in every school year.
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To acquire a doctorate degree, you will need to apply to and be admitted to a college/university that offers a bachelors degree in the filed you are interested in.In order to apply to a school, you will need to take the SAT or ACT test, depending on which one the college accepts. To find out when an…
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In 2009, the University of Phoenix was ranked #28 out of 44 ranked Colleges and Universities that offer online degree programs by OEDb. Also, the University of Phoenix is ranked #63 in the World [*based on popularity of its name in search engines only] ...surpassing many state universities in the US…
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Yes, a undergraduate is a person who is going for their BA, A graduate is someone that has their BA and working for their masters. An undergraduate is any person enrolled in a four-year college or university program who has not yet graduated with his or her Bachelors degree, B.A.(Bachelor of Arts) o…
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From Harvard Web Site The graduate schools at Harvard, such as the Law School, Medical School, and Business School, do not generally accept applications from students who have not already have received four-year Bachelor's degree. You will first need to complete your undergraduate studies. But even…
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Not necessarily. Often students who do not have very good GPA's find good opportunities at community and junior colleges. Each school has GPA cutoffs, but often the community/junior colleges will give you the chance to prove yourself that a 4 year school wouldn't. Transfer to a 4 year school is ofte…
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Answer What matters most is how much you know. Your knowledge is measured not only by how good your grades are, but also by how good YOU are. A good high school might let you know these two things easily. While a so-so high school will only show you what it can show. So yes, how good your high s…
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Here we share tips about how to prepare for college. when a student moving for college they have to do many preparation before go to any college. Help to plan a challenging course schedule. Track graduation requirements. Keep records of classes and grades.
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%REPLIES% Answer It depends on what college you intend to join. Every college has a different standard, it is up to you know what are YOUR standards and if you can meet up to theirs. Answer You should probably work on your GPA to get it up to a 2.9 at least. There are also books to help wi…
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For the most part--yes. Unless you have taken college level health sciences course, i.e. AP or IB, in which depending on your grades and score on the exams, you may be excluded. Although, now that I think about it, I dont think they have AP or IB health. At any rate, it is best to check with the pro…
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There's no blanket requirement at all. In fact, more and more colleges are ceasing to require the SATs. And if school isn't your strong point, yet you want to pursue education past high school, check out state schools and community colleges in your area. On a personal note, I got accepted to a sc…
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There may well be some private (and expensive) stage or dance schools that you could easily find on google, but most places won't take students to specialise to such an extent until 18 for a good reason. You would be much better advised to go to a good state sixth form college with a strong drama de…
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Absolutely! They'll look at the quality of the school, your GPA, the courses you took, your standardized test scores, and the activities you were involved in.
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No   No is correct. Let's look at it this way. Suppose today you buy a term policy for $100,000 and pay the full years premium up front of $300. Exactly 6 months to the date of issue you die, your beneficiary would receive $100,150 which is inclusive of the $100,000 death benefit plus $150 (1…
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Keep your grades up Keep those grades up, and prepare for the ACTs/SATs. Also, admissions officers love volunteer work, so get as many hours in as you can. Also, be active in your high school. Join highly-respected clubs and groups, and get leadership positions in them.  A good attitude helps …
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Below are opinions from WikiAnswers contributors.Well, first if you know the college you want to go to, go to their web page and look at their requirements. That will tell you what exact classes they want you to have. All colleges are different. The basic classes that colleges like to see are, chem…
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%DETAILS% Anyone can go to college; Vocational-Technical classes are job training not really college bound classes, but that doesn't mean you can't ever go to college. You might need to go to a Community college for a couple of years and then transfer to a big University though. if you don't want…
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Answer Most of the time it's between sophmore and junior year, the junior year is when you hear a lot about colleges and go on tours and start looking. Answer Colleges look at all your records from all your years of high school. They take interest in your SAT and ACT in your junior and senior…
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Of course, every bad grade hurts your GPA. But really, the most important high school years are sophomore and junior years (10 & 11). Yes, the colleges look are your combined, cumalitive GPA, but they also look at your: rank in class, SAT/ACT scores, SAT II scores, and extracurricular activities…
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It is a very subjective question. When applying to the UK you need to submit a personal statement highlighting not only your academic achievements but also your extra-curricular activities. Many students apply to prestigious universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Nottingham, Sheffield etc.... It…
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Universities aren't like the FBI. They don't keep records of you nor do they send individuals to investigate you (unless it's a scout looking to recruit you). They only know what you send them. They know you attended college when you send them your transcripts. If you don't send all the info they ne…
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The SAT is used for undergraduate studies entrance in the US. The GRE is used for graduate study (master's degree).
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Preparing for Nursing SchoolMost nursing schools want entering freshman to have a 3.0 GPA or higher, depending on the school. Keep that in mind. In regards to classes you need to take, focus on the sciences (especially biology, anatomy and chemistry), the social sciences such as psychology or sociol…
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Columbia uses a "a holistic admission process in which every single application is given a thorough review and there is positively no minimum grade point average, class rank or SAT/ACT score one must obtain in order to secure admission at Columbia." Thus, there is no minimum. However, as listed in …
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You will not be able to get a graduate degree of any kind at most regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States until and unless you can show that you've earned a bachelors degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher learning in the United States.Now, that …
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If you're asking if colleges and universities tend to treat adult students with lots of life experience and maturity any differently than wet-behind-the-ears, fresh-out-of-high-school kids, then the answer is "probably, yes." Such things as SAT scores and that sort of thing are often not required fo…
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Arguments for taking the harder class: Challenge yourself. What you learn will be more important than how high you score. You shouldn't have to lower your bar. Colleges and universities will look at your level of achievement. A trigonometry class with a C will have more chances of getting you into …
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It depends on the university, obviously, but if the university doesn't have strict SAT requirements, etc, then most will. Note that colleges and universities have limited spots to fill during admissions, and are looking for a variety of people, so not everyone who applies (qualified or not) gets in.…
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Your odds are pretty good. Grades are not the only factor considered for students. In my opinion, grades don't represent ability but a cross between what is being taught, your understanding and the way a teacher teaches. It is a known fact that people learn in different ways and there are tests that…
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It is better to get a B in an AP class then an A in an Honors class, just as it is better to get a B in an Honors class then an A in a College Prep class. When colleges look at your application, they want to know that you are challenging yourself and taking hard classes, because they are essentially…
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It might be more useful to take the schools' reported numbers as reported to both US News and on their own common data sets. These numbers are interpolated between the 25th and 75th percentile numbers reported. They should be very close to the mean/median numbers. Only the critical reading and mat…
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Answer This is one question you won't find an answer for on any internet or the truth from a college or university. It has been well-known that if you have the right connections and of course money it is much easier than if you didn't. The student can be of a low IQ and squeeze in if their parent…
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You should be able to get into Upenn or Duke, but forget about Harvard and MIT they almost never let people in with shaky grades. Try several different schools that you would like to go to and that you think might accept you. I have heard of someone with a 2.8 average and got into Harvard because of…
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No it is not bad if you do so because it does not matter since you are majoring in something else. Most colleges only require 2 or 3 science classes to get into the college. Since you are not majoring in science related field, you are fine taking just enough to get in. Another thing that might help …
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Answer Yes, colleges and universities look into many factors when deciding who to admitt such as GPA, letters of recommendation, extracuricular activities, volunteer work, awards and essays on applications as well as SAT or ACT scores. Try to improve your SAT and ACT scores if you can. That littl…
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The short answer is yes. They look at everything. A longer answer is that if you had a problem that semester (family or personal illness, overinvolvement in clubs and athletics, etc.), For example, if football practice took up all of your time and you realized that, so you didn;t play football your …
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Answer Have you tried going to the web page for the college you are looking at and seeing if they have the requirements for admission posted somewhere on the web page. Answer more than 1660 I'm not sure if you just meant a larger, strong institution like UW, or UW in particular, …
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Grades and test scores aren't the only things colleges are looking at anymore. Schools are much more concerned with students being well rounded in order to offer diverity into the school. Many Ivy League Colleges will take a person who has a Minimum test score of 1300 or 1400 on the SAT and and tha…
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Call backs I understand your dilemma and feelings. It is so difficult to wait for an answer. I am going through the same thing right now. I feel you should keep calling. It proves your persistence. You also have a right to know what is going on. If you call, be polite. Tell them that you want t…
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Be honest. Why do you want to pursue management as a career?The interviewer wants to know that you'll be a good fit for the job. Part of that just means knowing that you won't find the job unsatisfying. A good worker is a happy worker. They want to know why pursuing a career in management will make …
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The truth.Definitely the truth. Never lie. You should write all your objectives/goals in life. Pretty much your dreams. What you wish to achieve in life.For example: I personally would like to become a pharmacist, so when asked "what are your career objectives or goals?" Well, my career objective is…
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%DETAILS% Some landlords require a cosignature on a lease if the lessee does not hold full time employment, aka college students.   In most situations yes. Going off to college is deemed to be an extenuating experience for the child, that the parents pay for but in certain situations lik…
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If you really want to get into Harvard, you need straight A+ and 5.0 GPA atleast. (4.0 is the minimum) Their fees each year are really high too. You need a stong recommendation from your teacher, a strong resume/essay. Mostly (All) students that attend Harvard are really Geniuses. If you attend Harv…
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you need to have had all A's throughout your high school career. Also you need a high GPA average and high SAT and ACT test scores if I'm not mistaken you also need to take the LSAT.
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Start with the present and tell why you are well qualified for the position. Remember that the key to all successful interviewing is to match your qualifications to what the interviewer is looking for. In other words you must sell what the buyer is buying. This is the single most important strategy …
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Answer Not much. Your high school GPA is very important, but your freshman year is probably the least important. If your grades were bad that year, but improved, write a separate note to the school explaining why that happened and why that means they should accept you Answer Most colleges won…
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Answer Your objective comes from what your expectations and desires for your employment are. Let your potential employer know what you are looking for. "Opportunity to utilize accounting and administrative skills and to apply knowledge gained through study as well as practical experience." Can y…
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Answer Absolutely not neccessary, better have something special going for you though. Family relations, meritorious acheivement, or lotsa money works too. Most do NOT have straight "A's" it is OK to challenge yourself beyond what you know. Take the most difficult courses offered and prove you're…
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Some good answers to this question are:A.) Talk about a really great teacher you had, explain why you admired them and say you want to provide that same experience to other kids.B.) Write about any teaching experiences you have, such as tutoring or helping older relatives get to grips with the int…
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According to collegeboard.com the middle 50% of 1st year students scores on their SATs were: * Verbal: 680- 770 * Math: 690 - 790 So that is the area to try and aim for. If you are wondering about the test scores and other information about colleges collegeboard.com is a good place to get the basic…
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It depends on the school. Every school has different requirements. Usually the school posts that information in their admission materials. It can sometimes be found on the school's website as well.
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Most colleges and universities not only require the student to be a high school graduate, but often base acceptance on grade point average, SAT or ACT scores, and other factors. Community colleges' minimum requirement is a GED, and some will accept only high school graduates, but many are accepting …
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Answer According to collegeboard.com the middle 50% of 1st year studends scored between 27 and 32 on their ACT, so that is the area to try and aim for. If you are wondering about the test scores and other information about colleges collegeboard.com is a good place to get the basic information …
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In general: recruiters overlook students who have low SAT scores but have high GPAs, students that may have suffered some type of economic or familial hardship that interrupted their studies and therefore resulted in a less than outstanding transcript, high schools may send the wrong transcriptMore …
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To be honest, most likely no. Since many Ivy students have GPAs that are above 4.0, due to AP classes, you would have to have something significant to put you above the many applicants vying for a spot. If you want a point of comparison, the average GPA for a student entering UC Berkeley, which is a…
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The short answer is: yes you can get into some colleges without graduating high school.  The longer answer is: it depends on the college and the type of degree you are trying to earn. Every college has the right to decide on their own entrance requirements for their programs.  Its the gr…
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Answer I hope not common at all - she shouldn't need to take the test for the kid, if he's gotten the education he should, and if he didn't, her falsifying it is going to make it harder on the kid, because when he gets into the community college, he isn't going to be able to handle the work. I h…
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To be quite direct, a 2.0 grade point average is not good, but that does not necessarily mean that you will not get into a college that suits your needs and desires. As already mentioned, SAT/ACT scores are equally important, and they may demonstrate intelligence that is not reflected in your GPA. N…
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After 28 years I am a returning student to the college arena. It does not reflect badly on you if you are required to take the SAT or ACT exams more than once. Much of the information and processes some of us had to learn has changed over time. So if getting updated knowledge and retaking these test…
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Some colleges also offer certain courses free of charge to senior citizens as well. Answer Yes a senior citizen can attend college as an undergrad with a GED. Good luck and go for it!!!!
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The company doing the interview wants to know why you are applying for a job with them. They are trying to find out if you are submitting resumes everywhere or if you have a particular interest in their company. s like you want to work for the best company or you have heard they are on the leading e…
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It certainly doesn't help. You could possibly transfer into one of the school though I don't know if all of those school allow transfer students. If your a transfer student, they don't look so closely at your high school transcript as long as you did really well in the college your transferring from…
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77% of students in the class of 2011 were in the top 10% of their high school classes. The average GPA was around a 4.4 and the SAT average was just over 1300. Though they may cut you a little slack if you come from a really tough high school such as one of the big Charlotte schools, these are good …
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Most colleges look for improvements. Not doing well freshman year and improving over the years is better than doing great freshman year and your grades falling for your sophomore, junior and senior years. I recently went to MIT and Harvard for visits and at both places the admissions director tol…
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You can not just enroll in a minor. You must be first enrolled in a major and then you can add on a minor. The minor is usually just extra set of courses you are required to take in that area. College Major - A major is the main field that you want to specialize in while you are still an undergradu…
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You should be at or near the top of your class. It's impossible to be more specific, because admissions is not an exact science. Admissions officers balance and weigh a number of different factors. Moreover, the significance of your class rank depends on where you went to high school. Being near the…
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I would recommend nothing less then a 3.7 cumulative GPA and 800 or above on the SATs. Brown University does not have any official GPA requirements though.
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Answer Re: There are no "exact" requirements, however act composites generally need to be in the low 30's and sat's in the 700's. Yale does look at all aspects of the admissions including highscool records, teacher recommendations, and personal essays. ------------------------------------------…
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To become an Ob/Gyn you don't need to take any particular major or minor in college. You just need to make sure you get into medical school and do well there.
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If you would like to get in to university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, it would be good to keep your average GPA score above 3 and You need a Average SAT math score 1302
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it means you have all low a's.   You may have equal proportion of A's and B's. 3.5 is considered to be good. 3.5 is a great GPA that means you have all a's and b's In other words, it's a A- or B+. That makes more sense to me.   If you do not count honors, 3.5 is either A- or B+. Some…
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2400 on the new SAT: 800 on the Critical Reading section 800 on the Math section 800 on the Writing section A perfect score in the old SAT was a 1600 because there was not a writing section.
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Answer According to a 2009 report by the National Conference on Bar Examiners and the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (link provided), in most states, a felony conviction prior to admission to law school is not an automatic bar to obtaining a license …
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Everything! You must be a well-rounded person to get into an ivy league school. From academics to clubs, you must do it all. Try your best and I'm sure you'll be fine. ==== Don't ever forget grades! If you don't get good grades, you are lucky if you get into any college! ===== Another viewpoin…
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You sure can. Try a community college or online courses. Once you have a few credits under your belt, you're a transfer student. Then you can go to any school that will accept your college class grades. Answer As long as you passed all the required classes for admission to the college (and passing m…
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Answer If you show an upward trend the next 3 years, then it should be fine. You also need a competitive SAT score to boost your chances. Some people might find the transition to high school hard their first year, and colleges know this, so show them that you're over the hump and can perform a…
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I don't know what state you are in, but in California yes it is possible. You can attend junior (community) college and complete all of the prequisites for the nursing program and then apply to, and enter, the nursing program. That being said, nursing school is harder than you can imagine. You have …
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3.7 GPA in state. 4.2 GPA out of state. High SAT.
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because you were hiring and it has a good benefits package it offers a lot of opportunities it has a good reputation and it popularity makes the company stand out more than its competitors that makes feel appreciated by clients for a job well done
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SAT Scores No single SAT score is "needed," although one might want to consider that the middle range of SAT scores for Duke in Critical Reading is 690-770, and the middle range for Math is 690-780. Generally, being within that middle range of SAT scores is a good bet. However, it's important…
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Answer You don't have to take Pre-Calc to get into college, but it helps to get into a better university. Answer No. In fact, many high school students only take Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and something like consumer math for their four math credits (which is the number required in my s…
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BsC(Hons), MA(Hons), Academic capability, Scholarship in two senior college eduaction core subjects. Thats what Someone told me once... so im not quite sure but i hop that helped.
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You would want to have a solid GPA, a 3.5 or higher. Also you'd want to be a well-rounded student: being in clubs, sports, music bands, and volunteering helps quite a bit. The Average ACT score required is 31- 35 or above . With stellar recs and amazing EC's and overall personality. Average SA…
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you shouldn't worry so much about freshman and sophmore year, trust me. do well in your junior and senior years and on your sat/act and you will be fine
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About 95 percent of U.S. colleges and universities accept GED graduates in the same manner as high school graduates. GED graduates are also eligible for most federal financial aid if they meet the program's other criteria. After earning your GED credential, sign up to take the ACT and/or the SAT…
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Colleges look at a student's overall academic performance. Also, colleges like to see an upward trend in a student's performance. You need to continue improving, and you will stand a chance with the colleges you are interested in.
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Answer Sure you can, there are scholarships for all sorts of things. You just need to do some research to find some that you qualify for.
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Answer I'm afraid that you can't achieve a degree in that area on-line, as that discipline is one that requires a lot of face to face training and peer review. Psychology is NOT an exact science like math or chemistry, It requires a lot of "getting to know the way" that it is conducted. Answer…
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At my school you can take what math you want as long as you meet the criteria for that class. EX) In order to take Chemistry you had to have passed Algebra 2 and Biology. Talk to your guidance counselor about what classes you want to take and see if you meet the criteria for that class. It was a goo…
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At this time, California residents are required to have a 3.7 GPA, but it's a 4.2 GPA if you live outside of California.Lots of community service at children's hospitals, or membership in sports teams or social clubs will help. The cost of out-of-state tuition at this time is about $38,000 a year.
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Depends on your definition of 'decent'. A school ranked among the top 50 would generally require a score of around 2000, especially if you are looking for financial aid. In my opinion, schools look at GPA first and foremost to decide whether to admit you and SAT scores tip the scales and help them …
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No you do not need an associates to get a bachelor's degree. An Associate's degree usually takes less hours to complete (about 2 years) than a Bachelor's degree (about 4 years). Many people actually get an Associates degree prior to the Bachelor's as they can take "standard" classes such as English,…
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