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How to reorder activities on the UC App

Is there a way to reorder activities on the UC application? I am currently applying to the UC system.

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Out of class

If I participate in an extra curricular activity e.g music and I'm not great at it, is it advisable that I submit a portfolio on it? Do admission counselors judge an activity by how good the applicant …

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AP classes

AP courses aren't offered in my school's curriculum, so will not taking them affect my acceptance at very selective schools?

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Financial aid

As an international student, would it be better to apply to cheaper schools with less financial aid packages or more expensive schools with better financial aid packages? Also with the consideration t …

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Why essay

Hi, how do I go about the " why this college" essay. I am eager to apply to some schools but I have no specific or should I say impressive reason why I'm applying to these schools.

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How does early decision work?

If I'm accepted through early decision, do I commit to enrol after I've gotten my admissions letter or when I view my financial aid and deem it enough?

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How does taking SAT subject test help with college admission?

Should a junior take sat subject test for college admission like cornell?

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the right way to put across my ECs?

I have organized like 5 national level events ( to be precise exhibition, tech-fest, quizzes and declamations)

what would be the right way to put them across as my ECs? (as a single EC)

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Should I disclose this on my additional information?

I'm an upcoming senior planning to apply to primarily selective universities. I live with OCD, generalized anxiety, depression, and disordered eating. Although I don't feel my mental health struggles …

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opinions on majoring in computer science?

Hi! I am currently a rising senior, and debating what I am interested in majoring in as I start the college process. I originally wanted to major in business but have recently found myself interested …

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Capstone Diploma's effect on college apps and any information on recieving the diploma?? Please and thanks :)

How do I show colleges that I am going for Capstone Diploma, where on college apps should I put it (ie:ApplyTexas which section) and how do I show that I will eventually be a candidate.

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4 years ago
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Should I concern about my essay’s ideas being stolen on CollgeVine?

I have submitted my essay on CollegeVine and I’m afraid that my essay’s ideas will be copied by some reviewers.

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4 years ago
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Do you need honor classes every year to get into a good college?

Hi! I'm going to be a sophomore in high school and I've been pretty upset with my classes. 9th grade I didn't have any honor classes, and 10th grade I only have a couple honor classes which are classe …

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4 years ago
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Do I need to write the covid-19 essay/additional info on the common app?

I'm a rising senior who's currently working on my college apps. I'm not sure if I should write this essay because the only impacts on my life have been activity cancellations and school closures which …

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What minors are good for business management major and also what business major+minor is the best( salary and all)?

I’m starting freshman year this following academic year and I’m an IB student in Iran ( this is my second year) in Iran but the system doesn’t really follow the real IB system, I’m interested in busi …

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4 years ago
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Is being a newspaper staff good?

I am already art commissioner, NAHS (art honor society) historian, and got a national award. Do you think being part of art department in newspaper staff in school is good for college?

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If I have a website that I created for one of my ECs, am I allowed to put it on my college resume for applications?

I finally fit everything onto one page for my resume, but now I'm wondering if putting a link to a website that showcases only one of my (self-directed) ECs is normal/appropriate? I'm a noob so idrk i …

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Should I take GED?

I’m currently sophomore( supposed to be a junior but since I'm international I made my grade lower) and have great GPA and extra curriculars. But since I'm international, my SAT grades are low. (4.0 …

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What are some good summer internships or schools that I can get into in the field of biology,chemistry or psychology ?

I would like some guidance over how internships and summer schools in the fields of the provided subjects work and what kind of skills are required to get accepted into such programmes . I would also …

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Student perspective on campus life at Dayton, Xavier, Northwestern, UW-Madison, IU-Bloomington, SLU, and Marquette?

I'm a senior in high school just looking for insightful information on life at these schools other than their websites and admissions offices. I would love to hear from anyone, especially students, wh …

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