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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
1.0
4.0
SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
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How accurate is CollegeVine's chancing feature?

Has anyone had experience with CollegeVine's chancing feature? I'm curious about how reliable it is in predicting my chances for getting into certain schools. If you've used it, could you share your experience and how accurate you found it to be? Thanks a bunch!

6 months ago

Many students use CollegeVine's chancing feature to help gauge their likelihood of getting into certain colleges, and it's generally quite useful as a tool when considering where to apply. It's important to remember that no chancing tool can guarantee 100% accuracy in predicting your chances, but CollegeVine's feature is based on a robust algorithm that takes multiple factors of your profile into account, so it does give you a reasonable estimate of your chances. You can learn more about its accuracy in this post: https://blog.collegevine.com/is-collegevine-chancing-accurate

The biggest advantage of CollegeVine's chancing is that it provides a highly personalized profile evaluation, by considering factors such as GPA, test scores, extracurricular involvement, and even some unique factors like your school's competitiveness and geographic location. This allows the tool to give you a more well-rounded analysis compared to some other chancing tools, which might focus mainly on test scores and grades.

That said, college admissions are inherently unpredictable, so you never want to assume you're guaranteed to get into a school. Diversify your college list by including reach, target, and safety schools, and use chancing engines like CollegeVine's to figure out which schools fall into each of those categories, rather than using these engines to convince yourself of any particular outcome.

Ultimately, CollegeVine's chancing feature can be an insightful, reliable starting point for shaping your college list, but remember that embracing uncertainty is crucial to keeping a level head during the college process. Good luck!

6 months ago

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