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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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Juniors vs. Seniors: advice for college applications?

As a junior, I'm just starting the college application process. Can any seniors or recent graduates share their experiences or advice for getting through it? I'd really appreciate any guidance!

7 months ago

Hey there! I can definitely share some pointers to help you navigate the college application process. Here are a few suggestions:

1. Start early: Begin researching colleges now to find the ones that best match your interests and academic goals. Ask for teachers' recommendations as soon as possible, as they may have many students to help.

2. Stay organized: Keep track of all deadlines, from college applications to financial aid forms. It's helpful to create a spreadsheet or calendar dedicated to the application process.

3. Take advantage of resources: Reach out to your high school counselor for guidance, and don't hesitate to explore online resources such as CollegeVine, which offers a free chancing engine, school list builder, essay review, and more.

4. Focus on quality over quantity: When it comes to extracurricular activities and essays, prioritize depth rather than trying to be involved in everything. It's better to show passion and commitment to a few activities.

5. Proofread and revise: Take the time to thoroughly revise your essays, and consider asking a trusted teacher, friend, or family member to review them as well.

6. Stay positive and manage stress: The college application process can be challenging but remember to stay focused, be yourself, and keep moving forward. Good luck!

7 months ago

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