Academic Progression at Georgetown University

You worked hard to get into Georgetown. You did your homework religiously; you studied for months to prepare for the SATs; you even joined the math club because you thought it would look good as an extracurricular. If there was any justice in the world, you could relax now and enjoy the fruits of your labors. You'd experience the D.C. atmosphere and take classes at your own pace.

Unfortunately, that's not how things work. You're in Georgetown now, and that means all new stresses—harder courses, more demanding professors, and learning how to adult. It probably won't surprise you that not everyone makes it through these four years.

National Student Defense attorney-advisor, Joseph D. Lento, wants to make sure you do.

You might be surprised by the idea that a lawyer can help with college, especially with academics. Here's the thing, though: often, progressing from one semester to the next is less about how well you do in class than it is about how well you navigate your school's bureaucracy. Who handles bureaucracy better than lawyers? Attorney Joseph D. Lento has dedicated his career to helping students. If you're facing probation, suspension, or dismissal, you owe it to yourself to find out just what he can do for you.

Academic Progression Requirements at Georgetown University

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. How do you make it through Georgetown? One year, one semester, one class at a time.

The key is to remain in “good academic standing.” That means meeting three important standards.

  • First, you can't fail any classes.
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