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6 Ways To Determine If Your Student Is Academically Ready For College

While the biggest predictor of success in college is success in high school, “success” doesn’t mean your student must have achieved straight A’s. As all parents of students with learning differences know, LD students often have to work three or four times as hard as their non-LD peers to make similar grades. Even if your student has accumulated a B- or even a C+ average in high school, they could have academic success in the right college environment with appropriate learning support, as long as they are motivated. When college readiness gets a little murky is if your student has a C- average or below. Then you might consider a GAP year or other option after high school to increase their academic readiness. In general, you can think of college readiness as a student’s ability to hang out in the B category overall - not necessarily in every subject.

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