Managing Academic Probation

These are general recommendations for managing your academic probation semester. Please adapt them for your situation. Always read emails from your college and work with your college advisor regarding which week(s) you should meet.

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1. Read AP emails from your college.

2. Use GPA calculator to understand the grades you need to clear AP.

1. Reflect on what didn’t go as planned last semester and why.

2. Find campus resources and support that will address the situations that contributed to your AP.

1. Meet with college adviser: clarify how to clear AP, explain what contributed to AP; discuss resources; create a schedule for success this semester and for achieving  long-term goals.

2. Meet with BIO adviser: discuss immigration status and your back-up plan.

1. Attend office hours: discuss progress with instructors and estimate your grade-to-date

2. If you are unlikely to clear probation, meet with  college and BIO advisers; prepare for possibility of not clearing probation.

1. If you’re uncertain about clearing AP, begin implementing back-up plan.

2. Consider how you might share your back-up plan with family or friends.

1. Assess your situation and take appropriate actions.

2. Request early grade information from instructors.

3. Meet with BIO if AP dismissal is likely.

4. Make informed choices about international travel or transfer.

1. If you clear AP, continue using support resources next semester.

2. If you’re continued on probation next semester, continue actively managing AP.

3. If you’re dismissed, understand the criteria and timeline for readmission.

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