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4 College Admissions Strategies for Students With Bad Grades - US News

4 College Admissions Strategies for Students With Bad Grades - US News | Tips On How to Get Into a University | Scoop.it
Students with poor grades on their transcript should wait until regular admission to apply to college.
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    As a student at Jackson for four years, I know my grades could have been better. I just had wished that I knew these grades would be essential when applying for college towards the end of my high school journey. My parents have taught me that I should always get good grades and that they are important, but I never knew why, so I came to the conclusion that all I needed to do was pass, why do I need extremely good grades. Now I know some tips that should help me get farther in my application process. Something that I know I should do is explain in my personal statement why I did not have the best of grades and how I will do better in college. I know I will be able to get letter of recommendations from some of the people I work with in the main office. Letter of recommendations, I feel are a good way of showing the college that I can work hard even though my grades might not show it. That is one thing that this article mentions people with bad grades should do.

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15 Quick Tips for Getting Accepted into College

15 expert quick tips for getting accepted into college show college-bound teens best how-to strategies for gaining admission to top-choice schools.
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    Something that I learned from reading this article is that I really should get my parents involved, even though I have already been telling them everything that I plan on doing. This article has stressed the importance of everything that I need to do to get into a 4 year college. Over the past couple of months, I have seen how important college really is. It can help you get as far as one would want to get if they put in the time and effort. I want to be very successful in life, and I feel that one thing that would help me accomplish that is to be accepted to a university.

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10 things to put in your personal statement - Which? University

10 things to put in your personal statement - Which? University | Tips On How to Get Into a University | Scoop.it
No two personal statements should be the same, but there are certain ways to grab the admission tutors' attention. Here are the top ten tips from the tutors themselves...
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    I know that personal statements are an important part of being accepted into a university, so that is why I want to make sure that I know what I need to be putting into it to help me get further in my goal of being accepted. Since I want to go into the field of business, the article has mentioned that something I should do is explain why I want to pursue this field and how I would benefit from it. I am doing everything I can to make sure that I get accepted to the college of my choice. 

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