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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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When should I start applying for college: junior or senior year?

I'm a bit stressed about the whole college application process, and I'm unsure when I should start applying. Should I begin in my junior year or wait until senior year?

8 months ago

It's completely normal to feel stressed about the college application process. While the actual application submission typically happens during your senior year, it's a good idea to start preparing during your junior year. For instance, you can begin researching colleges, visiting campuses (either in person or virtually), and considering your college preferences in your junior year.

Make sure to keep your grades and extracurriculars strong, as they will form an essential part of your college applications. Begin studying for standardized tests, like the SAT or ACT, and consider taking them during your junior year or early senior year. The actual application process, including writing essays and gathering recommendation letters, usually takes place during your senior year. Remember to pace yourself, stay organized, and reach out for help when needed. Good luck!

8 months ago

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