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Duke University
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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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What can I do to improve my chances of getting into a top college?

I have my heart set on attending a top college, but I know it's really competitive. Are there any specific things I can do to improve my chances of getting in? I'm willing to put in the work and would appreciate any advice!

10 months ago

It's great that you're committed to putting in the work to get into a top college! From my experience, there are several things you can focus on to improve your chances. First, maintain a strong GPA throughout high school. Top colleges often look for students who are consistently performing well in their classes. Taking challenging courses, like AP or honors, can also help demonstrate your academic capabilities. Next, get involved in extracurricular activities that genuinely interest you. Colleges appreciate applicants who have pursued their passions outside the classroom, whether it's through clubs, sports, or volunteering. When you're passionate about something, it's more likely that you'll be able to make a meaningful impact in that area. In addition, develop strong relationships with your teachers and counselors, as they will likely be the ones writing your letters of recommendation. Finally, invest time in crafting a well-written and thoughtful application essay. This is your chance to showcase your personality, interests, and what you can bring to the college community. Good luck, and remember that perseverance and dedication will take you far!

10 months ago

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