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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 strengthen my college application?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'm starting to think about my college applications. What can I do during my junior and senior year to strengthen my application and increase my chances of getting into my top-choice schools? Thanks for any suggestions!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're already thinking about your college applications. As someone who recently went through this process with my child, I can share some tips that helped strengthen their application. First, focus on maintaining strong grades and challenging yourself academically. Taking AP or IB classes can be a plus. Next, get involved in extracurricular activities that you're passionate about, and try to take on leadership roles if possible. Colleges love to see that you're engaged in your community, so any volunteering or community service you can do is a bonus. Additionally, start preparing for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT, as good scores can help boost your application. Lastly, when it comes time to write your essays, make sure you showcase your unique perspective and experiences. This helps admissions officers get to know you better. Good luck, and I hope these tips help!

10 months ago

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