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My school doesn't offer AP/IB/Honors classes; how will this affect me in the long run?

I study outside the USA. I'm finishing my 11th Grade. My school itself is very advanced in that it's a specialized science high school---all of its classes are more advanced than a "regular" high scho …

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14 hours ago
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Should ACT subject distributions match major?

I'm applying to be a biology major, but my ACT scores were better for the humanities sections.

For reference, my ACT distribution was 33 math, 33 science, 35 english, 35 reading

I'm just a little worrie …

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9 hours ago
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How does working at a restaurant really compare to other great extracurriculars?

I have worked at this restaurant for 3 years and manager for 2 1/2 years (will continue to do so).

Time:Average of 28 hours every week (School time)

Average of 40 hours every week (Summer time …

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15 hours ago
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Good Extracurricular Activities?

I posted a question like this not too long ago, but things have been updates since then I was hoping to get more feedback on my extracurriculars. Are there any other things that I can do to expand my …

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12 hours ago
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will a selective college rescind my offer if I have a C- in calc?

I got accepted ED to washu which has a 14% acceptance rate and is a top 20 school. I got a C- for my final semester in AP calc AB but it was an A- my first semester and I'm pretty much a straight A st …

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12 hours ago
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Are these extracurriculars good?

Hello, there. I'm an incoming sophomore and I am wondering if my current extracurriculars are good enough for some nice colleges. For context, I am interested in the intersection of computer science, …

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16 hours ago
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Did you know you can work with an advisor on CollegeVine?

Hi all!

Wanted to share an exciting new feature on CollegeVine where you can find a college advisor that's right for you:

Check out the Find an Advisor tool here: https://www.collegevine.com/experts

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18 hours ago
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My school doesn't offer AP or IB; are my chances hurt by this

I'm in 11th grade; I have all A's. And I have a 3.9 GPA. When the time comes, I'm applying to Ball State. My school does offer Honors classes, and I am taking at least 2 or 3 of them. My school also o …

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18 hours ago
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How to improve my chances for LACs?

Hi, I'm a current junior who is really passionate about the environment, chemistry and politics. I have around a 3.7ish GPA/30-33 ACT (I've only taken mocks so far and my school doesn't have an open …

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19 hours ago
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I'm a junior in high school, about to be a sr. when should i start applying to colleges?

so yeah like im confused

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20 hours ago
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What is an EC spike / recommendations for mine?

Hello!

I have a vague idea of what an EC spike is, but I'm still a little confused on what it truly means. Can I get some specifics? Also, are there any EC spike ideas for choir/theatre? I'm not sure …

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a day ago
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CommonApp Essay

This might seem to be a very dumb question to ask. Please bear with me. Do we have to fill out all the prompts on the CommonApp? I apologize for asking such a basic question, but I am genuinely confus …

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a day ago
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Can explicit music affect my admissions?

I make rap music but it sometimes contains vulgar language or inappropriate references. I also saw this can be a strong EC if I can get a significant amount of streams, but I'm worried that since the …

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a day ago
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Will I get into college?

hi, im a rising junior and my gpa is very bad with it being at a 2.95. I want to work really hard next year and after calculating if i get all A’s my next 2 semesters i will get a 3.5 gpa and i feel l …

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2 days ago
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Which research summer program to pick?

I got into both the Garcia Summer Scholars program at Stony Brook University and BU RISE at Boston University, and I’m not sure which one is a more helpful extracurricular for college apps. I want to …

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2 days ago
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Should I Take Precalc or College Algebra If I Want To Major In Psychology?

I want to pursue a career in clinical psychology and I am having difficulty with which class would look good on my transcript and help me with my major. I’ve heard information about both classes but c …

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2 days ago
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How can I increase my chances of getting into "elite" universities

I am a junior planning to apply to colleges this coming fall. It has been a long-time goal of mine to attend Stanford, or another competitive school such as Colombia or Yale. I do have an extensive li …

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a day ago
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Research or Boys State?

I'm a junior right now and I got into both Boys State and a selective research opportunity at Washington University STL (WashU). According to collegevine, Boys State is one of the highest valued thing …

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2 days ago
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Do I need to take more science classes?

Hi! I'm a rising sophomore, and I'm trying to figure out how to schedule the rest of my high school career. I would like to go into a biology-related career path, so I'm taking lots of science over th …

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2 days ago
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Books for my common app essay?

Basically, I made a challenge with myself to read 100 books during 2020. I ended up achieving that goal and have since then, continued reading but not as much. I’ve always liked reading and I am plann …

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