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

Extracurriculars

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How do I start my college search?

Hi everyone, I'm currently a junior and I'm feeling a little bit stressed about the whole college process. I don't even know where to begin with my college search. Can anyone give me some pointers on how to start? Thanks!

10 months ago

Hello! It's completely normal to feel stressed about the college search process, but don't worry, I'm here to help you get started. First and foremost, you should take some time to reflect on what you're looking for in a college. Consider factors like location, size, academic programs, extracurriculars, and campus culture. Make a list of your priorities and preferences, as this will help you narrow down your options. To find colleges that match your criteria, you can use online college search tools like College Board's BigFuture or Niche. These websites allow you to filter colleges based on your preferences. You may also want to talk to your school counselor, friends, family, and teachers for recommendations. They might have valuable insights into different colleges and universities. Attend college fairs in your area or virtually to learn more about various colleges and interact with admissions representatives. This is a great way to gather information and ask questions. Finally, once you have a list of potential colleges, visit their websites, and if possible, arrange for campus tours. This will help you get a feel for the campus environment and decide if it's the right fit for you. Good luck with your college search!

10 months ago

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