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Harvard Application Questions

Hey everyone, I'm applying to Harvard for the upcoming admissions cycle, and I'm super excited! What are some common questions that come up in the Harvard application, and do you have any tips on how …

5 months ago

Is Mercer University considered an HBCU?

Hey everyone, I've been looking into Mercer University and I'm confused about its status. Can anyone tell me if Mercer is recognized as an HBCU? Thanks a bunch!

5 months ago

What's the appeal of attending an HBCU in today's academic environment?

I've heard a lot about HBCUs and their rich history, but I'm curious, with all the various options available now for college, what makes HBCUs stand out? Why are they still a popular choice for studen …

5 months ago

Hardest unit in AP Bio?

To my fellow AP Bio students, in your experience, which unit in AP Bio do you find the most difficult? I'd like to brace myself for what's to come and allocate more study time to challenging units.

5 months ago

AP Lang test duration

I'm taking AP Lang this year and I'm wondering about the length of the test. Can anyone tell me how long the AP Lang test usually is? Thanks!

5 months ago

Impact of an HBCU closing on college applications?

Hey, has anyone here applied to an HBCU that ended up closing down? How did you handle it in your college application process? Just wondering because I’ve been really interested in HBCUs and heard som …

5 months ago

Looking for an easy college major with good job prospects

Hi there, I'm currently working on my college list and I'd like to know about some relatively easy majors that still have good job prospects upon graduation. Can anyone give me some advice or share th …

5 months ago

Including other dependents on college apps?

When I'm filling out my college applications and they ask about other dependents, how many should I include? Do I count just my siblings or do I include other people like grandparents who are living w …

5 months ago

Are CS summer programs worth it for college apps?

So, I'm looking into computer science summer camps and wondering if they'd make a difference for my college apps? They're kinda pricey, so I want to make sure it's a good investment. Would love to hea …

5 months ago

How do different GPA scales work and affect college admissions?

With some high schools using a 4.0 scale, some a 5.0, and others with different systems, I'm lost. Could someone help me understand how different GPA scales compare and how colleges look at them?

5 months ago

New York HBCUs: Are there any and what's their vibe?

So I'm from the Northeast and I'm curious about HBCUs in New York. Does anyone know if there are any located here and what the campus life is like? I'm trying to stay close to home but still want that …

5 months ago

Tips for requesting a recommendation for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund?

Hello! I'm applying for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and I need to ask for a recommendation. What's the best way to approach a teacher for this? Should I pick a teacher that knows me really well or o …

5 months ago

Full ride scholarships at HBCUs—where should I look?

The idea of graduating college debt-free is super appealing, so I'm searching for HBCUs that offer full ride scholarships. Has anyone here scored a full ride at an HBCU, and what was the process like?

5 months ago

Significance of the 'Melanated and HBCU Educated' Movement

I keep seeing 'Melanated and HBCU Educated' all over social media, and I’m pumped about it. Can someone fill me in on its significance and how it impacts the student experience at HBCUs?

5 months ago

Searching for Harvard University's FAFSA code

Hey everyone, I'm applying for financial aid and I need to know Harvard University's FAFSA code. Can anyone help me find it? I tried looking it up but couldn't find it. Thanks in advance!

5 months ago

Early Action Dates: Stay Organized

I need some help keeping track of Early Action deadlines for various colleges. Have you guys found any resources or methods that help keep everything organized so I don't accidentally miss a deadline? …

5 months ago

Any Good Examples for Common App Prompt 5?

So I’m thinking about choosing Prompt 5 for my Common App essay, where it asks about an accomplishment or event that sparked personal growth. Does anyone have examples of what kind of topics they used …

5 months ago

How does HBCU's support for SVG graphics in coursework compare?

Hey everyone! I'm interested in graphic design and programming, and I'm considering attending an HBCU. Does anyone have experience with how HBCUs incorporate SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) into their …

5 months ago

Harvard vs. Wharton for undergrad business—any insights?

Trying not to freak out here, but how does Harvard's undergraduate economics track stack up against Wharton's undergrad business program? I'm looking for the best springboard into a finance career. An …

5 months ago

How does one apply for the HOBY scholarship?

Just learned about this HOBY thing and saw they offer scholarships. I'm super interested! Does anyone know the process to apply for a HOBY scholarship, and what the requirements are?

5 months ago
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