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How to use college admissions data?

So, I just found this huge dataset on college admissions. I'm wondering, what can I use this data for? How can it help me with my college application process? Any ideas?

3 months ago

Semester vs. quarter units

I'm torn between colleges that use semester units and those using quarter units. Can anyone help me out by listing the pros and cons of each system? How does it impact your college life?

3 months ago

CMU ACT scores?

Hey guys, I'm starting to look into Carnegie Mellon University as a top choice, and I'm curious about their typical ACT scores. Can anyone tell me the general range for admitted students? I want to se …

3 months ago

Georgetown McDonough Undergraduate Acceptance Rate?

Hi there! I'm interested in applying to the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown. Can anyone tell me what the acceptance rate is specifically for this school? Is it more competitive than other p …

3 months ago

Best schools for linguistics programs?

Hey guys, I'm passionate about linguistics and I want to pursue it in college. Can anyone recommend some of the top linguistics programs in the United States? What makes these schools stand out?

3 months ago

UCLA transfer acceptance rate

Hey, does anyone know the current UCLA transfer acceptance rate? I'm a community college student, and I'm thinking of applying there. I'd love to get an idea of my chances before starting the applicat …

3 months ago

Santa Clara University Engineering Acceptance Rate

I'm really interested in applying for the engineering program at Santa Clara University. Does anyone know the acceptance rate for this specific program, and if it's more competitive compared to the re …

3 months ago

How do I increase my AP Lang essay score?

Hey all, I'm currently taking AP Lang and struggling to get consistently high scores on my essays. Any tips on improving my essay writing skills for the exam?

3 months ago

Best forensic science programs?

Sup y'all, I'm super interested in pursuing a major in forensic science. What universities have the best programs in this field? Do these schools offer good internship opportunities as well? Any info …

3 months ago

UC Irvine Acceptance Rate?

Hey guys, I'm applying to UC Irvine in the fall, and I was wondering what their current acceptance rate is? I'd like to know how competitive it is to get in. Thanks for any info!

3 months ago

Best private schools in Boston?

Hey guys, I might be moving to Massachusetts soon and I need to find a great private school in the Boston area. Can anyone recommend the best private schools there? Your suggestions would really help …

3 months ago

UW-Madison average ACT score?

Hello! I'm applying to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and I'm stressing about my ACT score. Can someone tell me the average ACT score they're looking for? I want to know if I'm within the range o …

3 months ago

Aerospace Engineering Universities for Undergrads?

I'm currently looking at colleges and want to pursue aerospace engineering. Can anyone provide a list of universities in the USA that are known for having strong programs in this field? Any input woul …

3 months ago

Chicago Summer Programs for High School Students

Hey guys! I'm looking for some cool Chicago summer programs for high school students to attend. Does anybody have recommendations or experience with any local programs? Preferably related to STEM or b …

3 months ago

What's UNC Chapel Hill's Regular Decision Acceptance Rate?

What's up with UNC Chapel Hill's regular decision acceptance rate? I've seen various numbers thrown around, but does anybody know a more accurate number? Thanks!

3 months ago

Columbia and Demonstrated Interest

Hi there! I'm considering applying to Columbia, but I'm a bit curious about their admissions process. Do they factor in demonstrated interest when reviewing applications? If so, what are the best ways …

3 months ago

Tulane University Early Decision Acceptance Rate

Hey guys! I've been looking into Tulane University and I'm considering applying Early Decision. Does anyone know the current acceptance rate for ED applicants? Is it significantly higher than regular …

3 months ago

Which colleges receive the most applicants?

Hey everyone! I'm working on my college list and was wondering if anyone knows which colleges typically receive the most applications? Are there any advantages or disadvantages to applying to schools …

3 months ago

How do the UC schools rank?

Hello, everyone! I'm really having a tough time trying to rank my preferences for UC schools. Can anyone provide a general ranking for the UC system, or help me understand how I should prioritize my o …

3 months ago

When should I take the SAT?

Hey guys, I'm a junior and I wanna know when's the best time for me to take the SAT? Like, should I start preparing during the summer before senior year or earlier? Any personal experiences and tips w …

3 months ago
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