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What are some fun college electives to look out for?

Hey guys, I'm a high school junior and I'd like to know more about fun elective courses I might take in college. What are some of the most interesting or unique electives you've heard of or taken? It' …

3 months ago

Engineering colleges in the Midwest?

Hey there! I'm a junior exploring different colleges to study engineering. I'd prefer staying in the Midwest but I'm not sure about which colleges have the best engineering programs around here. Any s …

3 months ago

Can you reapply to a college after being rejected?

Hey y'all, I'm really set on attending this one specific college, but I'm worried about getting rejected. If that unfortunate situation were to happen, can I reapply to the same college for the next a …

3 months ago

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College acceptance rate: what's the deal?

What's up guys! I'm considering applying to the Carnegie Mellon Pre-College program, but I'm not sure how competitive it is. Does anyone know the acceptance rate or have any experience with the progra …

3 months ago

How legitimate is AMDA?

Hey guys, I recently came across the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) and was curious about its legitimacy as a college. Is AMDA a real college that offers a quality education in the arts?

3 months ago

Which colleges are considered the most unhappy?

Hi, I've heard about unhappy college environments, and I want to make sure I don't end up in one of those. Can someone share a list of the top 10 unhappiest colleges?

3 months ago

Landscape Architecture Colleges?

Hey everyone! I'm really interested in pursuing landscape architecture as a major, but I'm not sure which colleges offer the best programs. Anyone have any recommendations or experiences to share?

3 months ago

Acceptance notification: email or postal mail?

Hi guys! I understand that some colleges send acceptance letters through postal mail, but do they also email you about your acceptance? If so, is it before or after sending the physical letter? Thanks …

3 months ago

How do I get fee waiver codes for college applications?

Hey guys, I'm starting the whole application process and I've heard about fee waivers to save money on applications. How do I get fee waiver codes for different colleges? Is there a specific website o …

3 months ago

Which colleges have good cheerleading teams?

Hey there, I've been a cheerleader for most of my high school career and I want to continue in college. Can anyone recommend colleges with good cheerleading teams or programs? I'm open to schools all …

3 months ago

Where should I study paleontology?

Howdy! I'm super interested in pursuing a career in paleontology and I was wondering if any of you know the best colleges in the US for studying this field. I'm aware that it's a bit of a niche area, …

3 months ago

Top civil engineering colleges?

Hello everyone! I'm a high school junior and I want to pursue a degree in civil engineering. Can you guys help me with a list of top colleges known for their civil engineering programs? Thank you!

3 months ago

Harvard transfer from community college: is it even possible?

Hey guys, I've always been curious about whether it's actually possible to transfer to a prestigious university like Harvard from a community college. Has anyone here managed to do it or know someone …

3 months ago

Best HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)?

Hi all, I'm an African American student wanting to learn about the top HBCUs in terms of academics and campus life. Can anyone suggest some of the best options or share their experiences at an HBCU? M …

3 months ago

How to find the right college major?

I'm starting to think about colleges, but I'm not sure what I want to major in yet. Does anyone have any advice on how to find the best college major for me? Are there any resources or quizzes I shoul …

3 months ago

AP Scores Sent to Colleges: Automatic or Not?

I'm a bit confused about how AP scores work for college applications. Are my AP scores automatically sent to colleges when I apply, or do I need to send them in separately? Thanks for the clarificatio …

3 months ago

Academy of Art University pre-college program?

I'm really interested in art and considering attending the Academy of Art University. I've heard they have a pre-college program for high school students. Can anyone share their experiences or thought …

3 months ago

What makes some college majors 'smarter' than others?

I've heard that some college majors are considered 'smart' or more prestigious than others. What makes a major 'smart'? How much does the choice of major affect future job prospects and earning potent …

3 months ago

Applying for college band scholarships?

I'm a part of my high school's marching band, and I'm hoping to continue playing in college. Does anyone know how to apply for band scholarships, or have advice on finding college band programs that o …

3 months ago

Best colleges for writing majors?

Hey there, I'm a high school junior who's really passionate about writing and I'm looking for colleges with strong writing programs. Any recommendations on the best writing colleges or universities ou …

3 months ago
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