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Your chance of acceptance
Duke University
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Your chancing factors
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


Low accuracy (4 of 18 factors)

Do you apply to college junior or senior year?

Hey everyone! I've been a little confused about the college application process. Do I start applying for colleges during my junior or senior year of high school? Thanks in advance!

8 months ago

Hey there! I can understand why this might be a bit confusing, but I'm here to help clarify things for you. The bulk of the college application process takes place during your senior year of high school. This is when you'll complete and submit your college applications, typically starting in the fall and running through various deadlines, which can be as early as November for Early Decision or Early Action, and often January for Regular Decision.

However, it's crucial to start preparing before your senior year. During your junior year, you should be researching colleges, visiting campuses if possible, studying for and taking standardized tests like the SAT or ACT, and starting to draft your personal statement and application essays. Think of your junior year as the groundwork for a successful application season. The better prepared you are going into senior year, the smoother the application process will be. Hope that helps, and best of luck on your college journey!

8 months ago

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