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2:10@-Ada-:I hear you
2:15@unicornlover:i dont think i can see you
3:33@-Ada-:I see you now
4:03@unicornlover:i can see you now!
7:39@chae0123:I cant see or hear anything
10:12@chae0123:is this the first profile?
23:53@KSR:How can i improve my activities to tier 1?
26:38@KSR:Is my book and app tier 1?
26:56@Chechizzle:How can you quantify your impact in a school club?
35:30@KSR:Is a 3.8 GPA ok for ivies+?
41:30@KSR:Should i improve a 700 SAT Reading Score for top schools? I have 800 math and am planning to major in Econ.
44:27@bellagianna:I'm considering taking dual enrollment community college classes to finish high school early. Would a GED look just as good on a college application as a high school diploma?
45:33@visionary:do colleges look at 9th grade if i did bad but improved course rigor and grades in 10th and 11th
46:32@-Ada-:would a non profit org that made 30k+ dollars be a tier 1 activity?
47:14@rvummadi:how many profiles did you recieve?
47:21@KSR:Is going from a B+ avg freshman yr 1 semester to an A-/A avg rest of the years upward grade trend?
49:52@-Ada-:I founded it, It is county wide, 50+ people involved. It is a non profit for cancer
50:43@rvummadi:will intl students be considered just as us student?
51:09@Afafi:Does DC classes look as good as AP classes on resume?
54:40@rvummadi:so, it's harder for intl to get in compared to us students?
55:28@Afafi:Can u suggest some extracurricular activities for someone interested to get into medical field... thanks
56:01@mrajula:Do colleges look at extracurriculars such as awards from middle school?
56:17@KSR:What would be a high impact activity for Econ majors to do in somewhat short amount of time?
57:19@galaxygirl505:Should I apply to an early college magnet school for biotechnology? I'm not that intereted biotech (im more into astronomy) but it will give me more opportunities (internships, research) and college credits. dont want to limit myself to such a niche topic and im wondering if its worth it to apply?
58:06@Chechizzle:When should we (juniors) start thinking about college essays?
Does it help to volunteer in nursing homes & hospice & do they offer volubteering oppurtunities for high schoolers..? Thanx
59:12@KSR:Now that subject tests are gone, are AP test scores more important in college admissions process?
59:41@rvummadi:i got 1st place in anatomy/ physio in science olym. state comp- but i can't put them on college apps right?