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Did I just mess everything up?

I'm usually a straight A student, but I started AP History and the first grade I got for the first quarter was one point off of a C, and was a D+. Did I just seriously mess everything up for colleges?

Asked By: me - 11/12/2006
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"If you really know the grade you will receive in an honors or AP course, never plan to do less well than a B-. When we in admissions review your curriculum, we look for strength in your selection of courses... More
Answered By: limemountain - 11/12/2006
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No I don't think so. You said its only the first quarter. Bring it up to the great grades you are used to this next quarter to balance it out and then finish the year with great grades to give you a high GPA for the year.
Answered By: neona807 - 11/12/2006
 
No. A lot of people who start those types of classes make a crappy grade. You just have to get used to what the curriculum requires you to do. Remember, keep trying because you're in an AP class for a reason. Keep your head up; you'll do fine!
Answered By: Ms. Mikki - 11/12/2006
 
No-you just need to try harder to bring up the grade before the semester grades come out, that is what will effect your year end grade report the average between the first and second semester. Speak to your teacher and see what you can do to improve the grade and catch up. You may need to do some extra credit or retake... More
Answered By: India - 11/12/2006
 
It depends... how do you think you will do for the rest of the year? You decide... an A in a regular class or a D in an AP class. Honestly, I would withdraw now. What do you want to major in in college? If it is not History related drop the class.
Answered By: Teresa V - 11/12/2006
 
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