With the exam exemption window only days away from opening, there are some things that are undefined or confusing to some students, like getting a “U” on Skyward and not being able to exempt because of it.
Emma Kern, a freshman Smithson Valley student, piles herself with Pre-AP classes because of the multiplier. But, when she compares her GPA with NEISD students, she realizes that the higher multiplier gives advantages that may not be fair.
According to the College Board, the average cost of a school year at private colleges averages around $34,740 while public school costs average around $9,970. However, some students are cutting these costs by taking college level courses in high school.