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8 days ago
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Ways to end essays

In your opinion, what do you believe to be the best way to end a personal essay? Is it one that impacts the reader and leaves them sitting back in their chair and thinking, "wow", or is it one that en …

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14 days ago
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Honest Opinions!

Hello, guys! I'd like to ask you a honest opinion about where should I applicate. Not exactly a single uni, but a kind of profile of it. Example: Top unis, very good, good. So, let's go:

I'm Brazilian; …

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16 days ago
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Tell me your ED/EA/Dream school

BUT- only with emojis or riddles.

Ex.🤎=Brown

Its a toothpaste brand= Colgate

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19 days ago
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If 99% of colleges are test optional, why are ACT/SAT scores of admits going up?

Your gut says that if colleges are trying to make admissions a level playing field and are not requiring standardized tests, shouldn't ACT/SAT test scores are going down instead of going up?

Today Harv …

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a month ago
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Volunteer Ideas

I'm trying to find places I can volunteer in my community but I'm having a hard time. I've emailed the nursing home in my town about it and I'm waiting on a response from them. Now I'm trying to brain …

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2 months ago
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Good Reasons NOT to apply ED or EA or SCREA

I don't think you should apply ED/EA/SCREA if:

1. You don't have the best essays or you know your writing skills are not the best.

2. You are not happy with your test scores and have signed up to retak …

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3 months ago
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US NEW & WORLD REPORT COLLEGE RANKINGS - Liberal Arts Colleges

If you are interested in college rankings, here the top Liberal Arts Colleges according to 2022 ranking list.

College Name 2022

Williams College 1

Amherst College 2

Swarthmore College 3

Pomona College 4

Wel …

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3 months ago
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2022 US NEWS COLLEGE RANKINGS - National Universities

To my cohorts that care about rankings, these came out today. I added the Admit rates from last cycle that I know of.

1. Princeton 3.98%

2. Columbia, Harvard, MIT (TIE) 3.66%, 3.43%, 4.01%

5. Yale 4.62%

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3 months ago
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If you don't get into your dream college, consider re-applying as a transfer.

Remember that whether you get accepted is not a reflection of your worth or your talents and abilities but an accounting issue since colleges are a business. Sometimes they only have room for 1 chess …

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3 months ago
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The Ultimate Guide to Majors!

Hi.

This is your ultimate guide to choosing a major.

Step 1: Pick which of these detailed groups you find that matches you/interests you the most.

Social Sciences: Law, Econ, Psych, Anthro, etc.

Physical …

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4 months ago
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Good Luck!!

Hey guys, school is starting up again (today is my third day of being a sophomore) but I wanted to let everyone know how much luck I wish you- literally I hope that we get our dream internships, expec …

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4 months ago
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Improve your course rigor when AP and IB or Dual Enrollement classes are not available!

Some of you have posted questions about this and myself and others have answered them but I'm posting this today to reach a wider audience. One of the alternatives to taking APs, IBs, or Dual Enrollme …

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4 months ago
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Anxiety

I am a senior and I am finding it hard to come to terms with the fact that it is my last year of school. How are you all dealing with it? Do any of you feel any anxiety as well?

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4 months ago
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TOP 10 Admissions Trends for 2022 (Class of 2026) and future admit cycles

These are some thoughts for rising seniors and juniors to think about in the next 2 cycles. Since it's a discussion, feel free to add your comments or add your suggestions/concerns to the list.

1. Lar …

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4 months ago
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As a Brazilian, how should I answer the race question on the Common App?

I'm an International Student from Brazil, where I'm considered white because of my skin color. The thing is: my family is mostly Mixed (Parda) and Afro Brazilian, so I have some physical traits of tha …

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4 months ago
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Application Organizer Template

Hello! In honor of the Common App recently opening, I knew I had to organize all the information needed for my applications or else I would be a mess. I made an outline on Notion with spots to put all …

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4 months ago
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This is a public service announcement for applicants worried about COVID-19 next cycle

As many of you around the world are aware, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic. We are extremely fortunate in the US that we have 3 choices of vaccinations to pick from and there is no lack …

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4 months ago
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What's on your common app school list?

Share any/all! Don't be ashamed of the list.

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4 months ago
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Good luck to class of '22

Hi everyone! I'm a rising senior and a part of class of 2022. It's kind of bizarre to think that we will be heading to college in one year. No, I seriously can't even wrap my head around the fact that …

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5 months ago
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LATEST ADMIT DATE FOR UC SCHOOLS 2021 VS 2020

As many of you already are aware, UC Schools received more applications last cycle. What is most surprising is that the uptick in Out of State/Int'l Applications was 44%, adding 28,000 more admission …

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