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2:26@snur:how do i change my collegevine name
11:24@anonymous:the form to submit a profile for review does not work? it says I can't access this typeform until its creator says so.
20:44@anonymous:For ecs, do colleges like it to see more like outgoing community wise ecs, or things you're able to accomplish on your own?
20:57@anonymous:Cause I think for my personality, I'm able to accomplish and do better on my own time, (like own ecs to show in my apps) ratherrr like those ecs you mentioned; regional events, national level, those type of competitions
24:48@mimi:Does apply for financial aid affect the chances of getting admissions into IVY league schools, UChicago, Stanford, MIT and similar this year (for Fall 2021)?
26:18@sidney:Would be running a nonprofit organisation with more than 5000 people a Tier 1 activity?
33:14@AdibRabbani:Sorry when I submited my application it said how many APs I would be taking by the end of senior year so I said 11
33:49@anonymous:can you explain more about specifically what you give to colleges when you apply? Also, can you explain specifically what are supplemental essays, what's the commonapp, or what different "apps" sometimes I hear? I'm confused on the whole thing when applying.
37:59@anonymous210:what tier is this for extracurricular: conducting research under a professor at a local community college
43:22@mimi:Which tier is winning the first place team in Quiz Bowl state-level competition and being the captain of the team?
44:21@anonymous:what's your view about colleges steering away from the SAT scores? When do you think this'll play out?
46:35@anonymous:I've heard colleges are gonna kind of steer it away, and instead give more weight to AP test scores?
48:04@anonymous:How do admission officers verify ones extracurricular activities?
57:25@HermioneG:What tier is creating a nonprofit that does not make a profit but has international students working in it?
58:04@sidney:How many activities related to the major do you recommend to have?
58:32@anonymous:how much do summer programs matter (not precollege ones where you pay alot, but enrichment ones, like COSMOS, etc)?
59:18@mimi:Which score is better: ACT 34 composite at 9th grade and SAT 1570 at 11th grade? Does it hurt if both scores are submitted?
61:13@sidney:I wish I score this
61:27@anonymous:To get a seat in IVY, how many Tier 1 activities do you think a student should be doing?
61:47@anonymous:Is 40-50% chancing for a university like Stanford considered very competitive or not?
62:39@anonymous:what are the chances students ACTUALLY get into their reaches.