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Classes to Take in High School

Every high school has core requirements for graduation. These courses should be your main priority because they're the stepping stones for college and workforce preparation.

ACT recommends your high school coursework should include the following:

  1. English: 4 Years
  2. Math: 3 years (including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II)
  3. Science: 3 years (including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics)
  4. Social Studies: 3 Years

Note that requirements may vary from college to college. Check with your counselor or look online for the specific requirements for any schools you're interested in attending.

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