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Should I Take the "Pass" or the Grade?

Question: I took an AP History class and I had an average of a 70. My principal gave me the option to switch my 70 for a “P" on my transcript. Which grade looks better to colleges? She offered me the same option for physiology. Thanks for your help!

You PROBABLY want to take the “P" (at least in AP History) and not the 70, but it's irresponsible to answer this in a vacuum. “The Dean" could respond more responsibly with answers to questions like these:

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