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Yes! Your freshman year grades are a part of your overall GPA (grade point average), which is a major factor in admission to any college. If your freshman year grades are poor, sorry to say that Harvard is unlikely to accept you since the are so competitive. However, there are many fine universities that may even grant you an academic scholarship if you are able to substantially improve your grades during your sophomore, junior and senior years. The way most colleges look at it: they'd rather take a student who started with low grades and improves over his/her high school career than take a student who had high freshman grades but poor grades in senior year.

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Colleges do not look at your junior high school grades. They are most interested in the courses you take in high school and the grades you have received in them. They want to see students challenge themselves academically and expect to see improvement from the freshman through the senior year of high school.


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The answer is yes they need too know how good your grades are so they can get you into the right college if you go.

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