Participating in Advanced Opportunities offers students benefits as well as exposure to risks. Students and their parents / guardians should thoroughly understand the potential consequences of participating in these programs prior to taking part. Failing or withdrawing from a course permanently impacts a student’s high school and/or college record. Failing to successfully pass a course or exam paid for by these programs may impact the student’s eligibility for future participation. Careful consideration and discussion with advisors is strongly encouraged prior to participating in Advanced Opportunities.