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14:03@Lmarasigan:I thought Schools use Unweighted GPA because not all students have access to a schedule w/majority weighted classes
15:18@lctara:Should awards and honors be placed into activities section or awards/honors section? You mentioned tier 1 activities.
22:23@cubershz:I have a profile from last time that wasn't reviewed; will you cover this today? Thanks.
23:15@mich5250:Sorry what was in profile 1, I missed it
24:28@unior:We love the live profile reviews!!!
28:57@unior:Please also include the fact that I have initiated a project of writing a non-traditional RWM(real-world math) book with 9 other volunteers which will be published next year(contract signed with a publisher)
34:23@Eth412:Is National Merit semifinalist/finalist can be added as Award? Is it impressive for schools
35:22@unior:How impactful will needing full financial aid be in my admission decision?
43:33@unior:(which of my previous activities were tier 1?) couldn't see your screen.
44:45@lctara:Whilst off-video can you take a picture of the Profile 3s EC list pls for the recording?
46:55@Eth412:Is it make difference for acceptance for the Ethnic group you belong to? Asian VS White VS Hispanic for Pre med
58:22@lctara:Are dual enrolment seen to be less rigorous (as you mentioned IB-SL are on par to an honors/DE class)?
58:53@Eth412:Is Eagle Scout rank in Boy's scout would consider as tier1 activities? looked through example, but couldn't find anything for Boy's scout
59:34@Lmarasigan:I've been told that honors societies are not valuable, as they are very easy to get into. Is this true? how do admissions officers value them?
60:34@Lmarasigan:easy to get into as in it's just a class GPA + volunteer hours
61:08@unior:I got a 3.68 GPA in 9th grade because of the business :(
Should I explain that in the additional info section? (I have a perfect 4.0 GPA in 11th and 12th grade and 3.94 in 10th)
62:39@mich5250:if ib classses count as ap and honors, how would we find our gpa for them if that's all we do?
63:04@mich5250:Do courses that are free and open to everyone but are at a higher level than HS educationcount as college level courses?