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Will Colleges Know How Tough My High School Is?

Question: I am a high school sophomore enrolled in an extremely competitive high school. We are not allowed to take AP courses until junior year, and the AP classes at our school are EXTREMELY hard compared to those of the other schools.

I am worried that this will be a disadvantage to me. Will college admission committees know how hard my school is? It IS a rather prominent school in this area, but I'm still not sure if colleges will understand how difficult it is. My counselor doesn't seem very well informed about this, though I've tried to ask.

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