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Not many awards or honors – am I doomed for college apps?

Hey guys, quick question. I don't have a ton of awards or honors from high school, and I'm wondering if this is gonna mess up my college apps. Can I still get into a decent college without all those shiny accolades, or am I in trouble? Thanks for the help!

10 months ago

While awards and honors can certainly enhance a college application, they are not the sole determining factor in the admissions process. Colleges take a holistic approach when evaluating applicants, considering aspects such as academic performance, extracurricular involvement, personal essays, and letters of recommendation.

It's important to focus on the areas in which you excel and demonstrate your strengths, commitment, and passion through your application. By doing so, you can still present a competitive application without an extensive list of awards. Best of luck with your college applications!

10 months ago

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