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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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| 800 verbal
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How can I make my application stand out to admissions officers?

Hi everyone! I'm a high school junior, and I'm getting a bit nervous about the college application process. I want to make my application stand out, but I'm not sure where to start. What can I do to impress admissions officers? Any advice is appreciated!

10 months ago

Hello! It's completely normal to be nervous about the college application process, but there are several ways you can make your application stand out. First, focus on your extracurricular activities and make sure they showcase your passions. Admissions officers love seeing a student who is genuinely passionate and dedicated to their interests. Second, write a unique and compelling personal essay. This is your chance to let your voice shine through and to let the college know who you are beyond your grades and test scores. Third, ask for strong letters of recommendation from teachers and other adults who know you well. These letters can provide insight into your character and work ethic. Lastly, take the time to research each college you're applying to and tailor your application to demonstrate your interest in that specific college. Showing that you've done your homework on the school and understand its culture can go a long way. Good luck!

10 months ago

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