Worried about grades..

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  1. TikTak816

    TikTak816 New Member

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    I am currently in high school, but I am enrolled in a local college. I am not doing too well in my calculus 151 class, and I was wondering if my appointment would be revoked if I were to fail the class. I passed last semester with a B, if that helps.
     
  2. Maplerock

    Maplerock Proud to be an American 5-Year Member

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    Doubtful. College classes during high school are above and beyond. Still... bust your butt and bring up that grade.
     
  3. USAFA10s

    USAFA10s USAFA Class of 2012 Kirtland, AFB 10-Year Member

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    You should be fine, but I'd try and get some extra help and learn whatever it is that is giving you trouble. The stronger your calculus foundation when you get to USAFA, the easier core calculus will be and that in turn will make freshman year less stressful in general
     
  4. MN-Dad-2016

    MN-Dad-2016 5-Year Member

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    Many times, students take dual enrollment (taking college while in HS). In those situations, the college classes count for their HS GPA.

    Calc didn't come natural to me. So I had to work my butt off to get a B. Some quarters, I got a C (6 quarters back in the day). But I'd be nervous if I got got a letter grade F and was planning on attending a Service Academy (unless there were other unrelated circumstances). If I was the OP, it would be time to fight with intensity to bring up that grade. Pull out all of the stops. I had to do it more than a few times in my college career.:oops: