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20:25Sankirth:Please correct me if I am wrong, but you said 7 APs are the threshold?
20:46Ammar:By how much percent is the acceptance rate of a typical international student lower that that of an american one?
21:47Mingyu:what is the difference between unweighted and weighted GPA?
22:31Sankirth:How do these profiles get selected? How do we get recommended?
23:43Katelyn:Also do you think my experience with my mothers multiple health conditions could help me get accepted in a BS/MD program
24:34Joshua:Should I submit SAT if apply ED to an ivy league but score is below the 50%
25:55Ammar:Do all the honors have to be official or documented? Do they need some kind of proof?
39:11Katelyn:Can you get into really competitive schools without super strong extracurriculars
40:18Sankirth:Do you suggest applying for our top school ED?
41:15Max:If I have to leave a little early, will a recording be sent out?
41:40Sia:How would selective colleges view an AP class that has content for 2 AP tests (for example, AP Econ = AP Macro + AP Micro)? Would it be considered 2 APs because it prepares you for 2 AP tests? Or would it just be considered 1 AP?
42:05Ammar:I am applying for philosophy and biology majors. What extracurriculars are good to have for me?
43:18Evaa:How much money raised for charity through a small business would be considered impressive by colleges?
44:08Sankirth:Can you elaborate on why we shouldn't apply for our top choice ED, but we should for mid-top range schools
45:10Jina:I found my interest in economics after taking AP Micro/Macro late this year. What are some extracurriculars for econ majors?
45:47Isabella:How much weight is given to national awards/competitions?
60:50Elaine:What if the majors I'm interested are not broadly provided in colleges I'm applying in?
62:40Sankirth:Can all high school grade levels submit a profile for review?
62:46S:If I can’t do SAT due to covid should I submit PSAT ?
63:47Samuel:Is AP distinction an award? Are there awards for honor courses
64:39Sankirth:Can all high school grade levels submit a profile for review?
65:18Vanessa:How do we submit our profiles to be reviewed on a session?
66:44Kawtar :What med related ecs can be considered as impressive for an international student ?
68:40Ammar:What happens to a student profile and personal statement in the admission office? Is it viewed by a number of officers and then discussed or is the process itself based on voting?