Though the spring semester has just gotten underway, believe it or not, high school students will soon be choosing their classes for the upcoming school year, and parents need to be careful when giving their child discretion over their course selection.  If college—particularly a selective college—may be in your child’s future, you should understand colleges’ expectations in terms of a high school curriculum before setting that course schedule. Should your child be taking a foreign language? Should she be taking AP classes?  Check out Elizabeth Heaton’s curriculum planning advice in this edition of College Coach’s Insider Tips to find out!

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Written by Elizabeth Heaton
Elizabeth Heaton is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions experts. Before coming to College Coach, Beth worked as a senior admissions officer at University of Pennsylvania and an alumni admissions ambassador at Cornell University.