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Your chancing factors
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
1.0
4.0
SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
200
800

Extracurriculars

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How can I improve my chances of getting into a top college?

Hey there! I'm a junior in high school and I'm aiming for some top colleges. I'm wondering what I can do to improve my chances of getting accepted. Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

11 months ago

Hi! It's great that you're thinking ahead and planning for your college applications. I've seen my own child go through the process and I'd be happy to share some tips that worked for them. First and foremost, focus on maintaining a strong GPA as it is one of the most critical factors in the admission process. Taking challenging courses like AP or IB classes can also demonstrate your ability to handle rigorous academic work. Secondly, invest time in extracurricular activities that you're passionate about and try to take on leadership roles. Colleges value well-rounded students who contribute to their community. Volunteering and community service projects are also excellent additions to your application. When it comes to standardized tests like the SAT or ACT, practice makes perfect. Consider using test prep resources to improve your scores, as higher scores can improve your chances of acceptance. Lastly, start researching and visiting your target colleges early to get a feel for the campus culture and what they're looking for in an applicant. This will help you tailor your application to highlight the qualities that make you a great fit for each college. Best of luck in your college journey!

11 months ago

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