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@amallios in Admissions Advice
about 9 hours ago
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Any tips for taking AP World History: Modern, AP Environmental Science, and AP Computer Science Principles?

Hello! I am currently a Freshman and have signed up to take the AP courses listed above during my Sophomore year. So that I do not go in blind, I was wondering if any of you would have tips or tricks ...

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@Tolu in Admissions Advice
about 6 hours ago
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Where do I put Summits?

I'm looking to apply to a couple of competitive academic or leadership summits, where do I put these on the common app? I want to say honors section but I'm not exactly sure.

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@world_denomination in Admissions Advice
about 8 hours ago
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Would me taking coursera courses be a good honors i get a certificate

Honors question

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@lv123 in Admissions Advice
about 13 hours ago
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should college essays be formal or informal

I want to write humourous and somewhat informal essays for my college app. is that a good idea or should I stay away from informal essays?

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@oompaloompa in Admissions Advice
about 12 hours ago
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Research/Summer Programs/Internships @ SoCal

I'm a sophomore in socal and I'm paranoid at the atrocious prices for many of the summer programs/research at UC's near me (like High School Summer Institute in Law at UCI costs $1,110 for 5 days!) Do...

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@Acelynn in Admissions Advice
about 12 hours ago
Discussion

Advice on getting an internship.

How do I increase my chances of getting one/finding the best one for me.

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@fluteloops1661 in Admissions Advice
about 16 hours ago
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Quitting major EC?

Hi :) Current junior here. I have been playing flute for eight years and have been principal flutist of a very competitive youth orchestra for two years. Flute used to be the only thing I did outside ...

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@ADITANUP in Admissions Advice
about 10 hours ago
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Any advice on finding CompSci/SoftwareEng/STEM internships?

I am a high school senior, I have taken AP Computer Science A and I do know Python pretty well. I have also won two (high school level) hackathons. Also participate in Science Olympiad, Toastmasters, ...

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@Adedoyin22 in Admissions Advice
about 14 hours ago
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How would withdrawing from a class look?

I withdrew from Calc 2 (community college class) as a sophomore in high school. How would that be viewed by admissions?

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@rayne.rose in Admissions Advice
about 19 hours ago
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Will repeating a year of high school look bad?

So, my school informed me that there is an opportunity to completely retake my Junior year. My grades this year were crud (mainly due to the fact that for the first part of the school year we used an ...

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@Ivybeam in Admissions Advice
about 10 hours ago
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(Upvoting all answers) Will colleges like/understand this activity?

I want to major in political science and I have done something amazing this year but I'm unsure if I should mention it on college applications? Please be very honest. So I play this Virtual World Game...

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@lilss in Admissions Advice
about 11 hours ago
Discussion

How to write a good letter of continued interest for Harvard?

hey! I just learned I have been waitlisted from Harvard. Do you have any advice on how to write a great letter of continued interest? Thank you!

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@Mih806110 in Admissions Advice
about 12 hours ago
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Should I keep playing tennis?

I started playing tennis in 8th grade. In my sophomore season, I got onto the JV team. I am confident I will get onto the varsity team in the 11th and 12th-grade season as well. I read that colleges d...

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@AbdulGidado in Admissions Advice
about 16 hours ago
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What kind of extracurricular activities should I do to boost my acceptance chance?

Which ones do colleges usually prefer?

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@olivia in Admissions Advice
about 14 hours ago
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are there any technical theater things i can do?

i live in northern ga. what i mean is like workshops, programs, or internships for high schoolers. it can either be technical theater or production and set design.

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@VictoriaGong in Admissions Advice
about 14 hours ago
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What science classes should I take?

So I am currently a junior and I want to take biochem major for college. My question is: should I take biology, chemistry and physics (all three sciences) even if I am not good at physics?

Context: My...

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@GabrielGL in Admissions Advice
about 22 hours ago
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How many hours of class do you have?

Hello!

I've heard that an average american student spends less time in the classroom compared to a Brazilian student (which is my case), which would make it easier for you guys to have good ECs. Is th...

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@Ivybeam in Admissions Advice
about 23 hours ago
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(Upvoting all answers) If I don't take AP United States History, will it hurt my chances?

I'm thinkig about going to a UC and majoring in Political Science. Don't have room to fit in APUSH but my school offers it.

Also, do second semester senior year grades matter?

(School only offered...

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@TheEpic in Admissions Advice
about 17 hours ago
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Poll

SAT or ACT?

Those of you who took/studied for the SAT and ACT which one did you prefer/think was easier?

 
 
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@Sofiagvl in Admissions Advice
about 17 hours ago
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What should I do if my school doesn't have AP classes ?

Hi !

I'm from Brazil and schools here don't have AP classes, the difference is the level of difficulty of the schools.

What other options would you recommend, instead the AP classes, to make my ...

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