How many AP classes should you take?
Challenge yourself – take as many as you possibly can, be involved in extra-curricular activities, be an officer in a club or organization, volunteer, and in your spare time it would be good if you could do something like start a non-profit. And then you might be able to get into a good university.
Really, who knows? Because lots of kids do all that and then they don’t get into a “good” university.
So you better try to do more.
Because if you have a smart kid who likes to apply themselves, you want them to have a shot at success! Don’t you? And if they don’t get into one of the top universities, they’ve lost their chance at success. Right?
That’s the advice high school students and their parents hear. But is it accurate advice? The high school schedule that results from that advice is such a killer, I decided to do some research into what’s really required….