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  1. Link8993

    Link8993 Member

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    For those who have accepted your an appointment, any idea what the minimum GPA/grades are to not have your offer rescinded?

    Everyone is obviously going to continue to try their best in school. However, what happens if you get a D in an "extra" class? ie. Taking calculus is an "extra" class because it is beyond your math requirements to graduate high school.

    Thanks.
     
  2. 2015USMA

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    I am also wondering about this. I am taking calc II, and I would like to know what the minimum grade must be. I'm not saying I am going to fail, but the class is definitely not easy!!
     
  3. cmccollum4693

    cmccollum4693 USMA 2015 Appointee

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    I think we're all in the same boat here haha. AP Calc
     
  4. Dodgers_fan

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    I was worried about that too haha. I ended up with a B last semester in AP Calc I, but I asked my RC and he said that admissions only looks at D's or F's no matter what class. If you think about it though, if you cant pass a high school class then how are you supposed to do it at West Point where ALL the classes are really hard.
     
  5. LSSmith

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    Last year, as a senior, DS was finding AP Physics quite the challenge, so we got a tutor. Cost us quite a bit, but was well worth it.

    Is there any help available after school?
     
  6. goarmytm

    goarmytm USMA 2015

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    I was bad and got an F in AP Chemistry but killed the test. So don't mess around but the world won't end over one grade.
     
  7. vampsoul

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    usma doesn't want to see a decline in your grades, because it shows decreased effort. If you're struggling and get a C or something, don't sweat it, but do not stop trying your very hardest. That is a bad way to start your cadet career.
     
  8. cmccollum4693

    cmccollum4693 USMA 2015 Appointee

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    At least we're worrying about it, and hopefully that and plenty of motivation(West Point) will push us even more towards finishing this last semester out strong.
     
  9. GSKeziah

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    Now is the time you can stop worrying cause you have been appointed use this and hopefully you're new go lucky attitude to finish high school with a bang!! I'm going to use it to crush my nemesis in AP Bio:thumb:
     
  10. Link8993

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    I definitely am trying my hardest, just as if it were junior year. Calc is really difficult, and I struggle to keep a C.

    That's why I was wondering if a D will destroy you..
     
  11. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    An "extra class" is not viewed differently because it is still a class you are enrolled in, required or not. I suggest you seek help from your teacher or a tutor to bring that grade up before it's too late. You made it this far, it's time for the final stretch. :thumb:
     

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