Unlike high school, you can drop college classes and either pick up new ones or take fewer than you intended.
Grades matter if you need them to matter, but that isn’t to say that you can’t achieve greatness if you’re not pulling a 4.0.
Jobs, Branson and countless others are testaments to that truth.
They also will look at your resume for evidence that you’ve got the 'right stuff.'"Ultimately, grades are only part of the equation when considering one’s prospects for success.
Exhibiting and properly showcasing strong leadership qualities, creativity and ingenuity can make up for lackluster marks.
More importantly, college graduates stand to earn significantly more than those with only a high school diploma.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, individuals between the ages of 25 and 34 who have received a college diploma earn 50 percent more than high school graduates when employed full-time.Anecdotal examples can be used to support the arguments that grades matter a lot and don’t matter at all.But anecdotal evidence based on individual examples can hardly be applied to the masses.Instead, he began selling records out of the nearby church that served as headquarters for his magazine.That operation would blossom into what we now know as Virgin Records.And let’s not forget how difficult some of your classes will be. Bad grades in your first year will bring down your total grade point average.