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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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How do I prepare for the college application process?

Hi there! I'm a high school junior and I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by the whole college application process. Can anyone offer some advice on how to prepare and what steps I should be taking now? Thanks so much!

9 months ago

Hi! It's perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the college application process, but don't worry, we're here to help. First of all, make sure you're keeping your grades up and taking challenging courses that interest you. It's also important to stay involved in extracurricular activities and develop your leadership skills. As for the actual application, start researching colleges you're interested in and make a list of their application requirements and deadlines. You can use resources like college search websites, college fairs, and campus visits to help you narrow down your choices. Additionally, begin preparing for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT by taking practice tests, attending prep classes, or working with a tutor. Finally, start thinking about who you'd like to ask for recommendation letters and give them plenty of notice before the deadlines. Don't forget to stay organized throughout the process, and feel free to reach out to your guidance counselor or others for support. Good luck!

9 months ago

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