A lot of students are thrilled to be finally out of high school. They got by with just enough effort to graduate, and are ready to get started on their college career. Although, what a lot of high school students don’t know at the time is how the classes they took in high school will effect them in college.
Do The Classes You Took in High School Matter in College?
The answer to that is yes! A lot of high school students barely get by, and don’t put in all their effort for the classes. What they don’t know that it will be a lot harder on you than you think in the long run. What are the reasons?
College – First of all, the grades that you’re getting in high school matter tremendously when it comes to getting into certain colleges. If you don’t have good enough grades, you may not get into your dream college or even a really good college. If you can’t show that you’re able to get good grades in high school, they’ll think the same for college.
Re-take – If you didn’t do good in your high school classes, you’ll have to end up retaking them in the long run. For example, if you didnt’ get past algebra one, you’ll need to most likely re-take it in college as an elective or to get your degree. This means now you have to pay a lot of money to take a class in college that you could have done well in and could have avoided if you would have done good in high school.
What does this mean? You’re out money, and now you’re behind because you didn’t do good the first time around.
Ahead – If you would have done really good in your high school classes, you would be much further ahead. You could be on maybe statistics instead of pre-algebra, or biology 2 instead of intro to biology.
What you do in high school matters a lot in college. It may decide your future (based on what college you’ll get accepted into), what classes you’ll have to take, and how much money you’ll have to spend because you didn’t do well enough the first time. Do as best as you can in high school, so that it’s not so hard on you down the road.