Juniors

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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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9 hours ago
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Grades and the like

Throughout high school, I've done fairly well, managed all A's except a B per semester, and have made sure to take AP and honors classes. I've managed to secure a 3.8 as of my sophomore year which, al …

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2 days ago
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anybody know where i can find the QAS for the NOV SAT?

hey, i've taken the NOV SAT and paid the 15 dollars for the QAS when i registered so how can i access that, im not really sure how and where to find it... The QAS is the question and answer sheet that …

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2 days ago
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Courses that aren't accepted at 4 year colleges

I'm currently a sophomore and scheduling for my junior year. I've already picked out what I'm going to do after high school. The courses that are required at my school say that they will not be accept …

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3 days ago
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Grade trend

Freshman year 1st semester started out with B+/A- average then slowly climbed to A-/A average 2nd semester. Sophomore year, first semester was A average and second semester was A/A+ average. Now in ju …

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5 days ago
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what are you future lawyers up to?

Hi, everyone! I am a jr. from north texas looking to pursue a doctorate in law. I was wondering what kind of extracurriculars everyone else is in, and/or suggest being in.

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6 days ago
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What are some summer programs or other programs that colleges offer will look good on my resume?

I'm currently a junior in MA, and I was wondering what are some affordable summer programs or any programs that I can apply if I'm interested in STEM, especially computer science?

I know that Yale, MI …

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9 days ago
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What does this mean?

In the CollegeVine chancing app, for the extracurricular section, in the topic Writing” in Tier 1c, it refers to “second tier publications”. What publications does it refer to? I write for a news webs …

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15 days ago
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How worth it is a leadership position?

I was made one of three captains of my school's mock trial team at the beginning of the year. I was so excited because mock has always been my favorite extracurricular and I have been very devoted to …

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17 days ago
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Are Ivy Leagues worth the hype?

I’m planning on applying to some Ivies but I’ve read a lot of forums (not on collegevine) and heard stories from people who went to them and regretted it because of things like them just being another …

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17 days ago
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Am I gonna burn out next year?

This year, I’m taking Latin 4, AP statistics, AP US history, AP Language, AP Physics 1, Personal finance (required), and Crafts (random elective that I thought I would need for a brain break). For my …

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18 days ago
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Which math class should I take?

I’m currently a junior and I plan to major in Economics in college. Should I take linear algebra or multivariable calculus in senior year? I can only take one of them and not both at the same time. Th …

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18 days ago
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Grades Dropping Unintentionally from Mental Health | How to Fix?

Hey everyone!

Right now I am currently a junior in high school and I’ve noticed my grades are starting to drop from straight A’s to now B and B’s. I don’t understand why this is happening because my st …

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18 days ago
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What can I do to Improve

So I want to go to UC Berkeley. On my profile it says that my coursework is strong. I need improvements on my Extracurriculars. I want to go to a business/finance career. I do a sport, I am fostering …

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18 days ago
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Is there a difference between SAT book editions?

Hello! This year I'm taking the SAT. I was wondering if there is a difference between Erica Meltzer's: "The Critical Reader, Fourth Edition: The Complete Guide to SAT Reading" and the third edition. …

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19 days ago
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SAT scores

I have my SAT in December but I am no where near my target score of 1450+. In my mock tests, I score an average of 1350. Is there a way I can bump up my average by 100 points in 15 days? Or should I s …

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22 days ago
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How much SAT prep should I take?

I took the SAT last year in the spring even though most people wait until junior year, just to see what it was like. I scored 1010. Some of the schools I will be applying to include Stanford, Berkley, …

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25 days ago
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GPA change in high school

Hello all! I have a question.

I started High school in 2019 and mid-year covid happened, which led me to not have a very good gpa. A lot of factors led to me not having a good gpa freshman year, new s …

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a month ago
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What APs would be best to take in 12th grade

Hi I am an international student in grade 11, and I am currently taking AP Human Geo and APUSH. Next year I will for sure take both AP English Lit and AP calc AB as those are my options for the year, …

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2 months ago
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SAT study tips

Hi I am in grade 11 and I am taking the SAT in december. I was wondering if anyone had any good and smart study tips to achieve a high score.

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2 months ago
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AP Chem difficulty?

Hey all,

I know a few people taking AP Chem and I get mixed opinions from them with one group saying that it is horribly hard and with the other saying that it is interesting and easy if you have an in …

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