Even the most creative and ambitious students bite off more than they can chew once in a while. If you are doing poorly or failing one or more of your classes, you will be notified you have an APR—or academic progress report—via email on February 25th. But fret not! APRs are not punitive and getting one does not mean the end of your college career. In fact, APRs are meant to be helpful notifications. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you receive an APR.