Juniors

A community for juniors on CollegeVine to connect as you all get ready for college applications.
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Welcome to the Juniors community 🎉

This is a place to learn how other juniors are talking about college admissions.

There are a few easy ways to participate:

1. Get started by checking out our guidance page for juniors. Here you will fi …

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Unique & Outstanding Extraciriculars

Hi everyone,

Just to start I am not a junior, I am a freshman but I would love to get some upperclassmen who are more experienced to chime in on this. I want to go to a T25 school and with that requir …

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3 days ago
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GPA

I am a high school student my 9th percentage is ok about 62%. I am currently in 10th grade how much percentage i need to score in 10th,11th and 12th for good gpa?

My gpa can still go above 3?

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4 days ago
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I NEED MAJOR HELP

My gps is 3.9-4 right now, but my overall achievements don’t amount to much. I am aiming to become an accountant and my hobbies are focused on digital art and volleyball. But I just joined volleyball …

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If I want to get into a top 20 college, how do I show excellence in creative writing as my primary extracurricular?

So far, I've been published in a three literary magazines/websites, won a few local creative writing contests, and I've been a finalist or received honorable mentions in national writing contests. Add …

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College search

How much time on average per week is a good amount of time to search for colleges. And also are there some deadlines is should follow like by Thai date I should have at least 20 schools smth like that …

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12 days ago
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GED + SAT or ACT or AP

Hello! I would like to hear your suggestions for choosing the right standardized test for me. Due to the political situation in Myanmar, students aren't secured to go to school. Since I'm also a Myanm …

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13 days ago
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Do UC Schools require an SAT?

I want to apply to some of the UC schools next year and just am wondering about the question up above.

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GPA

What’s a good gpa for me to maintain I’ve take. 5 Ap classes so far will take 3 more next year I’ve taken almost all honors classes except 3 which was art class and health I have a 3.7 rn is that good

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16 days ago
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AP classes

I’m an international student. Neither my school nor the whole country offers AP/IB classes and I heard that I can take AP classes on EdX but yet if i’ve taken it, it will not get counted on my school …

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18 days ago
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How to get healthcare related internships/research projects?

I’m thinking about pursuing something healthcare related in college, so I’m looking for some internships or research projects related to that. However, it’s really hard to find healthcare related inte …

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18 days ago
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Internships for Aerospace Engineering

Hey! I'm looking to get an internship in aerospace engineering (STEM internship is a requirement), but I'm not sure what companies I should email to ask. Does anyone know of any major aerospace engine …

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19 days ago
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Collegevine Peer Essay Review

Hi! Sorry this post is in the junor's feed - I don't think that there's a feed for Collegevine support so here I am!

Almost 24 hours ago I spent 10 karma to have an essay peer reviewed and I still hav …

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19 days ago
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Will dropping a class (a W grade) hurt my admissions chances?

I really want to drop out of a class because it is stressing me out so much and overwhelming me. I didn't drop it initially within the first week because I didn't realize how difficult the workload wo …

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19 days ago
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Can you drop a dual credit class?

I have a lot of classes that I am taking and I need to clear up room for my job and so I have enough time for homework,.Can you drop a dual credit class?

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20 days ago
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PSAT/NMSQT

Hello! I'm wondering if it's actually worth taking the PSAT, considering UC schools won't even be needing SAT scores in the future.

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21 days ago
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ACT vs hs counselor

so ive been asking for months on information on the act from my counselor and i have gotten things from "youre too young" to "you dont have the classes" i just started school and all the excuses shes …

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21 days ago
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GPA = Yikes

My current GPA is in the 3.4-3.5 range but I want to go to MIT for a double major in Aerospace Engineering, and Computer Science. I'm taking harder courses along with studying and working harder in al …

 
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22 days ago
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IB Math HL

Hello!

I'm a junior who just started the IB program. I chose to take Math HL, and I already feel extremely overwhelmed and stressed by the class. I'm one of the worst people at math in the class, even …

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22 days ago
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How does a college look at SATs?

Hi! My AP Lang teacher told me that colleges look at the best scores that you have in each section of the exam. For example, if I took it twice, and I got a 760 on English and a 730 on the Math the fi …

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22 days ago
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Does not having a class rank put me at a disadvantage?

Hey! My program doesn't do class rank (we are a Satellite Vocational Technical High School Academy located at a host school). Would this negatively affect me when I apply to colleges?

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