How could a combination of inconsistent grades and early graduation affect university admissions, and, consequently, my future?

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How could a combination of inconsistent grades and early graduation affect university admissions, and, consequently, my future?

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Don’t have SATs here, so I can’t comment on that specifically. But during University, I aimed for perfect “C” grades in everything, and spent a lot of my time doing other research and tinkering (and next year’s curriculum). I helped setup our own ISP, which we ran successfully until we sold it. That got me a lot more jobs, than having a degree did. (Although, having a degree is the only reason that I am able to live and work in Tokyo). In UK, Japan and NZ, whenever I interview someone, we are only informed that they have a degree or not. We were never told what the grades actually were. Nor did we care what University you went to, and I have interviewed people from MIT and Berkeley. But it is probably quite different in the states, so take that all with a grain of salt.

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What many people have told you about calming down and evaluating your goals rationally is good. I’m going to go a bit off from that, though. I’m assuming that the reason you want good grades and want to go to a good university is because you want to do “great things.” You want to “change things,” in whatever capacity that may be. These are good and normal goals. However, to achieve them, you don’t necessarily have to travel down well-trodden paths. Many of life’s greats went to average or what some would call “mediocre” universities. Pretty well every university has “notable” alumni, so that proves it’s less about the university itself and more about the people graduating. Don’t count other unis out. There are many universities that may not necessarily be top ranked, but may be exactly what you, as an individual, need. The ranking, itself, is pretty politicized, anyway. The only way you will be able to figure out what place is right for you is to read up on universities, on their websi