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3:51Vansh:whats up mate, so I am in 10th grade, and im taking all advanced classes(pre ap english 10, ap world, ap physics 2, ap calc AB, spanish 350, ap bio), i got a like 3.95gpa so far and im boutta take the sat, i play basketball, chess, i am an avid sneaker reseller, and ive made enough to pay for a year of college so far, what else can i do to maximize my chances of getting into a good college for pre med. i live in washington state so is University of washington a good college?
12:22Alyson :Do you recommend college admissions counselors
15:57Tsz Tung (Scarlett):What are some "good" extracurriculars for prospective business-related majors?
19:16Jaya:In the absence of extracurricular activities and clubs- how does that impact college applications? What can students focus on under such a situation?
22:45Vansh:i wanna become a neurosurgeon, is premed or bio a better major? im also great at math is math a good major?
23:02Vansh:yeah also i got a 4.0 last year but this year has been pretty horrible and my grades are a little down, would some colleges overlook that?
26:47Alyson :What is your favorite part of Williams College?
28:48Anonymous:hi! I am a current sophomore, interested in biological sciences and I want to go to college for pre-med, I have been struggling to find extracurriculars. Currently, I made my own club at my school and I am involved in MUN and redcross, but I want to maximize my chances for competitive college admissions.
32:49Anonymous:How can I Standout in my college application.
33:19Alyson :I understand that many people say to "expand" in a certain EC rather than doing as many activities as you can. How do you suggest we can do this? (for ex: piano)
38:17Jaya:What are some extracurricular activities for Engineering/Computer Science stream?
39:57Joanna:Will many colleges still be test optional in 2023?
41:39Anonymous:Do you know anything about private boarding high schools? How would admissions (standards, expectations, acceptance rates) change for students in such schools?
45:05Vansh:like 5 a's an a- and a b+, and its cuz of online school
46:09Anonymous:can I get into a biology school with a 3.2 gpa I did bad my freshman year but I have been doing good ever since
48:31Vansh:If you have heard of running start, do you reccomend it?
51:21Anonymous:Will SAT subject tests still be important in college applications in 2023 (when we apply)?
53:03Anonymous:Can great ECs make up for a low (3.0 at the best) GPA? And by great ECs, I mean over 200 hours of community service (with plenty of projects), research, published work and etc?
54:45Oyinkansola:I have a 3.1 GPA freshman 1at semester, my school didn't count the second semester, which I did well. I have a 4.0, currently in 10th grade. Does that hurt my chances of getting to Harvard. Is Dual credit courses good as AP?
56:54Joanna:It’s it better to take an honors class and get a B or regular class and get an A?
60:44Oyinkansola:ARE PLTW courses good like biomedical science, Human body system, these are courses I am currently taking now?