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Seeing Double? Explaining Duplicate Calc Grades on Transcript

Question: My daughter is a strong student who started struggling in AP Calc and got the first low grade in her life. She then decided to take the class online via a state-approved virtual school (while concurrently completing the school course) and will get a B+ or A- in the online class. So her transcript will show TWO calculus grades. Does the guidance counselor need to explain this to colleges?

SOMEONE needs to provide a brief explanation to the colleges so they'll know why there are TWO calc grades on the transcript. It could certainly come from the counselor but it could also come from your daughter instead.

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