Dropping Classes after receiving LOA?

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  1. USNAmomAZ

    USNAmomAZ Member

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    My DD recieved an LOA. She wants to drop AP physics next semester, but is unsure how the admissions board will percieve this. She is getting Cs in it and As in everything else. How would dropping AP physics next semester to an easier physics class look?
     
  2. USNAhopeful2018

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    I'm not sure of how dropping classes will affect things, but I read in a previous forum that it is unlike an loa will be revoked for a slump in grades... as long as you aren't failing or something dramatic.

    Keep you eyes open for more responses, but I think it would be better to remain persistent with the classes she has. Despite the struggle.
     
  3. kinnem

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    If she can maintain C's she should be good. Sticking with it will look much better. Look into a tutor... oh check out Khan Academy online. They have some great physics stuff... for FREE.
     
  4. navydad17

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    Gaining admission is only a small part of the battle. Getting good grades while at the USNA can be the bigger issue. Definitely stay in AP Physics! She'll be glad she did if she gains admission to the USNA or wherever she goes. Our DS, now a Plebe, is wishing he would have taken AP Chem while in high school.
     
  5. COmom

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    ^^^ Agree. USNA physics will be easier for her if she stays the course--there is no "dropping for an easier physics class" at the Academy. :smile: (and taking AP Chemistry in high school really helped my youngster last year!)
     
  6. osdad

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    Two thoughts: If she's worried about her GPA taking a hit - rest easy. It is no longer any concern. If she's upset about the C then better get used to it. My 1/C got a singular B all through HS - she was, for the most part, happy to get them at the Academy.
     

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