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2:00@aham:Are paid summer programs still impressive? If not, what would be and how would I get such opportunities?
4:35@fl2023:What are your studying tips?
7:13@anonymous:Did you take world history ap?
8:20@aham:What about competitive paid ones like Stanford Humanities Program?
9:48@anonymous:Any summer program/internship recommendations?
12:30@anonymous:What should I be doing right now as a sophomore to plan for college, other than the "basics" such as ACT prep?
17:15@anonymous:what majors did you choose, and why?
20:48@anonymous:Would being a founder of a club or nonprofit organization look good on the college application?
25:24@soniasohail5:How do colleges view industry certifications?
27:31@mirellarichard:can super scoring affect your chances of getting into college?
29:42@anonymous:Now that SAT scores are not required, would you still recommend students taking it?
33:50@aham:And when should we begin studying? Would it be useful to get a headstart?
36:11@anonymous:Any studying resources you recommend for SAT or AP prep?
38:53@aham:Cann you calculuate how many hours it would be good to study for the tests
40:55@aham:also, do you think SAT IIs will be on next May/June?
41:58@anonymous:How can we best prepare for the SAT?
42:25@mirellarichard:what is the timeline of the college process? (like when do we start writing essays, filling in applications, etc.)
48:07@anonymous:Could you explain the difference between FAFSA and CSS?
50:58@aham:When shuold I start trying to save a seat for the SAT IIs?
51:52@anonymous:If we recieve a bad score like a 1 or 2 on the AP exam but we have a great grade like an A in the class, would this look bad on the college application?
54:42@mirellarichard:what is the timeline of the college process? (like when do we start writing essays, filling in applications, etc.)
56:44@anonymous:Any tips on how to manage your time between academics and extracurriculars?
58:38@anonymous:Could you explain what a theme is in a college application?
61:08@anonymous:Any tips on how to cope with stress level in high school?