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What were your percent chances for top schools?

My % chance for Brown is 28 while Cornell is 37. Is this low? For reach schools like these, what should we be aiming for?

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How do I write about vulnerability?

I'm applying to OSU currently, and I've been thinking about answering this essay prompt:

Stan Lee once said, “If you're writing about a character… unless you give him vulnerability, I don't think he'll …

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How do I write about vulnerability?

I'm applying to OSU currently, and I've been thinking about answering this essay prompt:

Stan Lee once said, “If you're writing about a character… unless you give him vulnerability, I don't think he'll …

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11 hours ago
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Should I take AP Euro if I plan on going into Biology?

With second semester approaching, I'm wondering if I should continue taking AP Euro. So far it's not looking like I'm probably not going to do well on the exams, and I'm wondering if I should just dro …

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scholarship

i have some question about scholarship

suppose you are facing an economic problem and your school offer scholarship

1. do that scholarship mean that, your tution fee and other fee is annually is 400000. …

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13 hours ago
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Will I get into chico state?

Hi I have been having MAJOR anxiety over not getting accepted into chico state. My weighted gpa from 10-11 grade is a 3.7 and unweighted 3.48. My sophomore year I struggled A LOT because of online lea …

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13 hours ago
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Before High School Activities?

Hi! Just have a quick question: should you include activities that you participated in before you were in high school? For example, in the 8th grade I started a writing club at my school. Should I inc …

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14 hours ago
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How much does a second language mark matter for STEM related career?

So, I am currently a junior who has hopes of attending a high tier American university, my top two choices being Cornell University or CMU for Information Science/Computer Science. My grades are ok, I …

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16 hours ago
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Passion Projects?

I've heard that passion projects are really helpful for admissions, and I would love to make a positive impact on my community. I am involved in a few extracurricular clubs and such (MUN, student gove …

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19 hours ago
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Biotech early college or regular public school?

I'm a freshman applying for a biotechnology magnet school, currently enrolled in a regular public school (though its one of the best in my district). I'm very interested in STEM but don't want to limi …

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23 hours ago
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Unique to our generation

Hello, I am in a rut of ideas on what makes our generation (gen z) so unique and strong. I can think of surface-level ones like how we are adaptable with all the issues that have arisen but I feel lik …

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18 hours ago
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Where can I find a grad school calculator?

Hi! I am very excited because I have just gotten into my first choice school and am planning ahead a few years like I always do but where can I find a grad school calculator as I wonder what my chance …

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19 hours ago
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What should I put for course level for my Calculus III class when it is weighted as an AP class on my GPA?

In the current or most recent courses section in the education section on common app, I'm not sure what level to put for my calculus III class. It is weighted the same as an AP class on my GPA, but it …

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a day ago
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For Texas students, is ApplyTexas working for y'all right now?

I was working on my application yesterday, and all of a sudden I got a network error from the page. I refreshed my page, had to log back in because nothing on the page was working, and my entire accou …

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2 days ago
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Am I on track for good colleges? Will they understand?

I’m a junior, as of now, attending a pretty good public school. I initially attended this school during freshman year, however, I was placed into Kansas state custody right before the beginning of sec …

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2 days ago
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I'm soon going to start IB diploma and I would like to have some opinion and advice on the subject selection please

I'm about to start 11th grade in IB and our school offers the following subjects: English (lang+lit), Physics, Biology, Math AI, Spanish, Italian, Economics, and History. I aspire to be an economics m …

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2 days ago
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What if you only took 1 AP Course in junior year, and planning to take 3 AP's during senior year?

Hi All!

I'm currently a junior, and this year, I've only taken one AP course, and it's AP CSP. I'm planning to take 3 AP's my senior year, such as AP Chem, AP physics, AP psychology. As I didn't take …

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2 days ago
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What can I do better?

Hi, my name is Julie and I'm a sophmore who goes to an IB public highschool. I have my sights set pretty high college-wise, such as Barnard and NYU. My current GPA is a 3.8 weighted and a 4.5 unweight …

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2 days ago
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Mid-year Report

Hello. I am a CBSE student from India. I am currently a high school senior. This year CBSE has divided the academic session into two terms (Term 1 and Term 2). Many of the US colleges asked to submit …

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My GPA is below average for the school I want, but everything else looks pretty good. Have I screwed up, so to speak?

Hi All!

As a junior in high school, My GPA currently is a 3.64, unweighted. My coursework is super strong as I have always been an honors/AP student, and my first ACT score is pretty competitive for th …

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