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Does sending unwanted materials like these to colleges hurt admission chances?

Last month a sent my AP scores to every college I'm applying to. I had no idea that we didn't have to. What will happen? They didn't say not to send them and some of the schools were listed as test fl …

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Is holistic admissions a real thing? - JHU & General

Applying ED to Johns Hopkins and got a lot on my mind.

A regional admissions counselor recently visited my HS and explained their "holistic admissions" considers all aspects of an application, and one …

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4 days ago
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peer-to-peer essay review?

Hi! This is more of a college-vine-specific question than an actual college application question. If this is the wrong place to post this, let me know and I'll redirect :)

I posted two essays for peer …

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3 days ago
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Is my GPA and extracirricular good enough for Ivy league schools, or should I improve them?

I'm a sophomore and my unweighted GPA is 3.81. I'm in the process of joining the UIL Science club at my school and I'm part of stage crew for the play at my school. Next, March I'm volunteering to hel …

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3 days ago
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Is moving around a lot considered "special circumstances that may have affected academic achievement"?

So I moved a lot beginning 4th grade (I used to live in London until 6th, moved back to India, and moved to the US halfway through 7th grade and lived in diff states) and I believe that my lack of pre …

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3 days ago
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Including Learning Difference in Applications

Would including a learning difference in my additional information section help my application?

I'm a student with a 4.42 GPA and a 1530 SAT score. I received a late diagnosis of dyslexia in my junior …

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4 days ago
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Are midterm reports necessary for international students in the college application process?

I'm an international student and have a different school-year than US students. My school doesn't prefer sending out midterm results and only prints predicted scores on the official transcript. Would …

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4 days ago
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When should send my FAFSA to my colleges I'm applying to?

I'm a senior in high school. I will complete and submit my FAFSA form in a couple days. But I was wondering when I should send my FAFSA forms to the schools I'm applying to? Before I submit the applic …

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4 days ago
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Hartwick student experience

Hey guys, so I'm not really sure if this is the right community to post in, but are there any Hartwick students on here that could tell me about the student experience there? I'm a high school junior, …

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5 days ago
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should I drop an ap class and switch to a regular one?

I am a senior and have already submitted my college apps. (I submitted them before the quarter ended, so I have 'in progress' for my senior grades instead of an actual grade). I have a C in my AP chem …

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5 days ago
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Should I submit my 1420 SAT score to Williams College?

I'm applying ED to Williams with a 4.1 GPA and a 1420 SAT superscored. I moved from a poor school system to a good one between 10th and 11th grade (my old school didn't let students take APs until jun …

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5 days ago
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how can i send my speech in

about mental illness and mental health

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6 days ago
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Would a school rescind admission over a change in courses?

I submitted my College match application this week. I do dual enrollment al my local community college. On the application, I said I was taking 3 AP courses (Lit, Geo, Env Sci) and that next semester …

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6 days ago
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What are my chances of getting into University of Maryland as an international student?

Can I get scholarship or financial aid? (with my current profile) I will be appling in JAN 2023

GPA- 3.8 ,SAT-1120 (expected 1350+ in 2nd attempt), senior year, (Indian)international student,

I am also …

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6 days ago
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What are the disadvantages to test-optional applications?

I've noticed that for some colleges applying test options lowered my chances of acceptance. Does anyone know why this is? what are the disadvantages of using test-optional?

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6 days ago
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Do multiple relatives who went to the same college give you a bigger legacy boost?

My son's father, uncle, paternal grandfather and grandmother all attended Harvard. (His grandfather did his graduate work there as well.) Do these five legacy connections (if you count grandpa twice!) …

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6 days ago
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Adding Taken College Courses Onto Common App

Where can I self-report the college courses that I took during my years as a high schooler? There doesn't seem to be an allocated spot for it

Also, can I include my grades from college in the cumulativ …

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6 days ago
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Should I apply to governor's school?

I'm a current sophomore aiming for a T25 university. Should I apply to Governor's school? Will it help with college admissions or be beneficial to me in any way? If I do, I'll either apply for the Med …

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6 days ago
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common app extracurricular

trying to choose a category to put my high school dance team under.

considered a club by the school but compete on the varsity level at high school competitions.

or do i put it under dance?

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7 days ago
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ACT advice

I will be taking the ACT on 21 October, and My scores are in the range of the low 20s.

I have one month to prepare and I am a senior.

Do you have any plans or advice for me? knowing that I aiming to get …

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