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Princeton Interviews - Availability

Hey guys, I was wondering if Princeton offers interviews to every applicant, especially for those of us who might have weaker extracurriculars? I was hoping to have an interview and increase my chance …

4 months ago

Degrees for aspiring digital artists?

Hey everyone! I'm really into digital art and I'd love to pursue it in college. What kind of degrees should I be looking into? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

4 months ago

What to expect in AP Computer Science classes?

Hey! I'm thinking about taking some AP Computer Science classes next year but I'm not exactly sure what to expect. Can someone share their experiences with AP Computer Science A or AP Computer Science …

4 months ago

AP exams 2024 preparation tips

Hey! I'm planning to take a few AP exams in 2024, and I would love to hear some tips or advice on how to best prepare for them. What resources should I use or what study habits do you recommend?

4 months ago

Gov School Summer Programs

Hey guys! I've been looking into various Governor's School summer programs, and I was wondering if anyone could give me some insight on how beneficial they are for the college admissions process? Have …

4 months ago

Does anyone have experience with FutureDocs?

Recently, I came across the Future Docs events online. I'm thinking about participating, but I'm not sure if it's worth it. Can anyone who attended the events share their thoughts and experiences? Are …

4 months ago

What Makes a Standout 'Why Us' Essay?

Hey everyone, I'm working on my college applications and I'm struggling with the 'Why Us' essays. I know it's important to show genuine interest in the college, but how do you write an essay that trul …

4 months ago

Common App parent info: Necessary?

Hi, can someone help me understand how much detail I need to provide about my parents in the Common App? They're a bit hesitant to share some information, so I want to know if all of it is necessary o …

4 months ago

Chemical engineering major advice?

Hey peeps, I'm seriously considering majoring in chemical engineering, but I've got a lot of questions. Can anyone break down what a typical course of study looks like? Are internships and research op …

4 months ago

How do I get my AP scores sent to colleges?

Hi everyone! I need to submit my AP scores to the colleges I'm applying to, but I'm not sure about the process. Can someone explain the steps to send my official Advanced Placement scores to the colle …

4 months ago

How valuable is AVID for college applications?

Hey everyone, I'm considering joining AVID in my school. Just wanted to know if it actually looks good when applying to colleges or if it's not that important. Thanks!

4 months ago

Typical College Interview Questions & Answers?

Hey guys! I've never been through a college interview before and I'm super nervous. What are some common college interview questions and possible answers I could give? I'd love to hear about your expe …

4 months ago

Is taking AP Capstone impressive to colleges?

I've been thinking about taking the AP Capstone program at my school, but I'm wondering if it really looks impressive to colleges. For those who have taken it, did you feel it added value to your coll …

4 months ago

ap calculus ab exam breakdown

Hey everyone, I'm preparing for the AP Calculus AB exam and I'd like to know how it's structured. What's the proportion of multiple-choice and free-response questions, and are there any specific conte …

4 months ago

Confused about the Common App regular decision deadline

I'm trying to plan my applications, and I've noticed that the Common App regular decision deadlines vary between schools. Can someone provide some general guidelines or explain how to find the regular …

4 months ago

Biology Bachelor of Arts vs Biology Bachelor of Science: Which one should I choose?

I'm planning to major in Biology, but I noticed some colleges offer it as a Bachelor of Arts and others as a Bachelor of Science. What are the main differences between a BA in Biology and a BS in Biol …

4 months ago

Case Western Fly-In Program Info

Hey everyone! I've heard about the Case Western Fly-In Program and I'm interested in applying. Can anyone provide more information about it? What are the application requirements, deadlines, and benef …

4 months ago

Brown University BS MD acceptance rate?

Hi everyone! I'm interested in applying for the BS MD program at Brown University. Any idea on what the acceptance rate for the program is? Thanks in advance, this info will help me plan my applicatio …

4 months ago

QuestBridge Eligibility for Non-Low-Income Students

So, I've heard about QuestBridge and its benefits, but I'm not considered low-income. Can I still apply or is there a strict income requirement? Would love to hear from anyone who's experienced this!

4 months ago

Cost of ACT Test

Can anyone help me out with the info on the cost of the ACT test? I'm a junior and just starting to think about taking it soon, but I need to budget and save up for it.

4 months ago
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