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Can a college bound student come out of a really bad public school district and succeed?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Aug. 12, 2009 in

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  • YES you can come out of anywhere and succeed if you have the drive!

    Answer by ria7 at 10:04 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • YES! It is your choice what you make of your life. Don't make excuses. Just do what needs to be done and you'll make it.

    Answer by baconbits at 10:08 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • They can do whatever they want, they are adults, if they want to succede they will, if they don't, then they don't

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:09 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • yes if the grades are not good a student can still succeed in college at the end. He or she should start, if hs grades low, in a community college at low basic skills classes and work upwards and then later on can transfer with good cc grades to a four year college.

    any one with good grades can succeed too of course no matter how bad or good their grades are.

    Especially in four year colleges peer pressure to party drugs and drink is HUGE. I have two college kids and a hs kids. None on drugs in college or hs, mostlylikely did try though.

    For a student who's grades are lower lower, starting in a community college takes away that peer pressure to party 24/7 but still give the student fantastic activites in clubs and sports without the party pressure.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:13 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • Yes--if they are motivated and really love school, value education.

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 11:00 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • yes but you have to have the desire to succeed.

    Answer by pagirl71 at 11:15 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • Absolutely! I would strongly recommend a year or two at a community college. A student from an underperfoming school will like not have strong study, research or time management skills and these will be easier to develop at a community college.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:28 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • Yes! I am two semesters from my Bachelor's degree.

    Answer by OneToughMami at 4:10 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

  • yes, i did.

    Answer by ibeamomysomeday at 10:13 PM on Aug. 12, 2009

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