Should I Seek Difficult Courses Or Go for Easier Grades?


You probably already know the average test scores and GPAs of the most recent incoming class at your dream school, but those statistics typically don't offer much insight when it comes to the courses in which those grades were earned. Were the students earning the highest marks in the hardest classes while they were in high school like you? Or were those students playing it safe in lower-level classes that more easily yield higher marks? There are a few key tips to keep in mind when determining what types of courses you should aim to have on your transcript, and how to make those grades work best for you in the long run.

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