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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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What can I do to make my application stand out?

Hey guys, I'm starting to work on my college applications and I want to make sure they stand out. What are some unique or creative things I can do to make my application more memorable? I'd love to hear your suggestions. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you want to make your college application stand out. When my child went through the process, we focused on a few key things to set their application apart. First, make sure your essay is unique and personal. Share a story or experience that truly reflects your personality and values. Second, you can create a supplemental portfolio to showcase any talents or projects you've worked on outside of school, such as art, music, or coding. Third, consider obtaining strong recommendation letters from teachers, coaches, or mentors who can speak to your character, work ethic, and personal growth. Lastly, don't forget to emphasize any extracurricular activities or community service you've been involved with. Colleges love to see well-rounded applicants who can contribute to their campus community. I hope these suggestions help you as you work on your college applications. Good luck!

10 months ago

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