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Should I submit a portfolio or not?

For me, theater is my most important extracurricular, and it could be considered my "spike". However, I do not intend to have theater/acting to be my main major. For most colleges, it is either my sec …

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Should I take English I (Honors/GT) and English II (Honors/GT) as a Freshman and Sophomore in High School?

I'm an 8th grader as of now, and I'm looking for help on deciding my high school classes. I'm thinking about taking English I (Honors/GT) and English II (Honors/GT) as a Freshman and Sophomore in high …

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HOW OLD WILL YOU BE WHEN YOU GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL?

I've been reading and responding to posts from some students who say they are going to be 15 when they graduate from high school. That seems really young to me. I thought most high school seniors are …

 
I'll be 18-19 when I graduate High School
58%
 
I'll be 17 when I graduate High School
35%
 
I'll be 16 when I graduate High School
4%
 
I'll be 14-15 when I graduate High School
1%
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4 days ago
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Can someone explain the Harvard Admissions Process?

-How does the Harvard admissions work based on the admissions case?

-How much would being a URM(black), a girl, Restrictive Early Action, good LORs, and good Personal Essays boost my chances?

Also, can …

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4 days ago
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Regarding a Summer class

I have taken an online course during my summer break(by the University of Helsinki-Finland), and I got 2 ECTS(European credits). Will I be able to add these credits to my application(in the college co …

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4 days ago
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Cinematic Arts personal statement

Hello, I'm an international student applying for USC as a Film & TV Production major. I'm supposed to write a personal statement about who I am as an individual, and how my experiences have shaped me …

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5 days ago
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What were your estimates?

To people who got accepted to Harvard, Cornell, good schools, etc. what were your estimates on Collegevine for your schools?

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5 days ago
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what are some well renowned extracurriculars for computer science

im a high school junior and im having trouble finding a tech related extracurricular to add to my college resume for a competitive computer science major, im looking for something online or in the sea …

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5 days ago
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What are you supposed to do if your school has no ap or honor classes

I attend a Nigerian high school that doesn't offer any additional classes

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5 days ago
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Do colleges calculate honors into your GPA when recalculating?

I have a 4.056 rn if only APs but if I include honors I have a 4.71?

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6 days ago
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Not Sure if CollegeVine is the Appropriate Place to Ask

Hello.

I'm a senior and I just applied to Pembroke College at Oxford University (yes, the school in the U.K.) on October 15th.

As an international student, I didn't know how to apply to the university …

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6 days ago
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Can I have my UC essays sort of play off each other?

My UC essays are quite good on their own, but only really shine when read as a whole. For example, I talked about being first-generation for my "challenge" essay but left a lot of the overcoming for m …

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6 days ago
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who is a school councilor

hi

recently i had contact to english profiency test and want to get the fee waiver. they reply that i neeed to contact to a school councilor or an administratir.

so that thy will request them to gave me …

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6 days ago
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Will dropping IB DP look bad?

I'm currently a junior in the IB diploma program, and I'm planning on dropping the program this upcoming second semester. I'm dropping not because of this rigor (though it is hard) but because what is …

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6 days ago
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What percentage when chancing?

I know that Collegevine ranks your schools as Target, Safety, etc. but, what is a percentage I should look for when applying? 40%, 50%, and up. Also, is the simulator correct/around the range. Like, I …

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6 days ago
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Are essays for the UC application all read by one admission officer or multiple?

I understand that within each of the four essays it’s very much encouraged to show a different side of oneself. However will the admissions officers be able to see that by reading all the different es …

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6 days ago
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Do academic UIL events count as an EC?

I have done academic UIL events since middle school and I'm very passionate about what I do in my events. I try my best overall and I think this will help me strengthen my application because I'm stil …

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6 days ago
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I need to add to my ECs list

I am in several clubs and have many volunteer hours, but I feel like I need just a few more long-term ECs to add, and I heard that some hobbies count.

First off, how and why do they count, and second, …

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6 days ago
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Does graduating early (like at 14 or 15) make you seem more appealing to colleges?

Hi!

I am graduating from High School at 14/15. Right now I have a 4.0 unweighted GPA and 4.056 weighted GPA, 1500 SAT, 3 APs, 13 Honors, and okay (maybe a 3/4 out of 6 on the Harvard Scale) ECs. I have …

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6 days ago
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About my result on 9th and 10 grade transcript

Basically, I had to transfer to my school after giving my board exam in 10th grade, which is considered the same level as the O level, and then I had to reapply again and transfer to another school. B …

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