Many high schoolers are in the midst of planning their class schedule for the upcoming school year, and this course selection can come with a lot of anxiety. Students and the parents wonder if it is better to take more challenging courses, with the risk of earning lower grades, or play it safe with the classes you know you can do well in. From a college’s perspective, is it better to get an A in College Prep or a B in Honors?
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