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Recent Changes to Google Settings for Third-Party Apps like CollegeVine

ACTION REQUIRED: Update CollegeVine App Settings in Google Admin by October 23, 2023

For enhanced student data protection, Google is set to limit access for users under 18 to third-party apps like Coll …

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Chancing Changes Due to Affirmative Action Ruling

Because the Supreme Court struck down race-conscious admissions on June 29th, we recently updated our chancing algorithm so that the impact of your ethnicity is greatly reduced. As a result, your chan …

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Dumb Question

This might be a dumb question but say CU Boulder has the 60th best business program overall, Does that mean there marketing program is top-tier as well? Because when I search for marketing rankings, i …

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4 hours ago
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should i take business and be decent at deca or be able to take 3 more ap classes?

id like to know what would be better to get into a t10 school.

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4 hours ago
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should i take business and be decent at deca or be able to take 3 more ap classes?

id like to know what would be better to get into a t10 school.

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6 hours ago
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Should I take AP Calc for senior year?

Hey!

I was wondering if it would be alright if I chose not to take AP Calculus for senior year. I'm planning to apply for a major on the pre-med track (psychology or neuroscience?) I know Calculus rela …

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10 hours ago
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Strength of Program

What is like a definitive way to determine how strong a certain school's program is by just looking at rankings? I intend to major in marketing and am deciding between ASU, CU Boulder, Penn State, and …

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15 hours ago
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What should I do?

I really want to go to Illinois Wesleyan. It is my first choice school; I messed up because I applied with Nice instead of Common App, and I was confused by how it works; I thought I had been admitted …

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12 hours ago
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What do I do about extracirculars?

My parents absolutely refuse to let me do anything outside of school. This includes not only clubs but also church and volunteer work. I have 1 extracurricular that I can go to only because it is in t …

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12 hours ago
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Services and Oppurtunities

So I've heard a lot of people talk about how you should look at the services and opportunities a college offers, but I'm a bit confused. What services and opportunities are important when I look at a …

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14 hours ago
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Sports recruiting and BS/MD programs

I am a junior in high school looking at options for soccer recruiting. I have played soccer for about 10 years, captain of my school's varsity team, and play club year-round. I believe I am good enoug …

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14 hours ago
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What extracurriculars are the strongest choices for me?

I’m currently a sophomore in high school with pretty good academics, (3.8 unweighted GPA, a 30 average PACT, and I’m in honors and AP courses) which looks great and everything but the only thing I do …

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a day ago
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ED 2 Deferrral from Lafayette College

Hi guys,

I just got an update on my application portal stating that I have been deferred to regular decision for Lafayette College. I'm an international student, with good grades, a nice SAT score (150 …

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2 days ago
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What does connection pending mean

For some of the schools in my list the message button is available while for others is just says connection pending, what does this mean?

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2 days ago
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Advice for a future Theatre Major

So I've done some incredible soul searching over the last four months and have decided that my most happiest would be going into a theatre major, specifically Directing & Theatrical Production. I have …

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2 days ago
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Should I take AP Statistics, AP Physics 1, or French 3 Honors?

I'm currently a sophomore and I'm trying to figure out what classes I want to take my junior year. I plan on majoring in applied mathematics in college and I'm interested in going to colleges that hav …

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2 days ago
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French or Art

Hi! I’m a rising sophomore trying to figure out my elective courses, and I currently have an open spot that I could fill with either art or French. I’m in French 3, which is as high as my school requi …

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3 days ago
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Standardized Tests

I have an excellent GPA at a highly competitive college prep high school, take AP courses and even a few college courses but have struggled getting desired scores on the SAT and ACT despite prep cours …

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3 days ago
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dropping a sport for bringing my gpa up

Is it bad that I am dropping out from playing badminton to bring my gpa up? I am a sophomore in high school with a 3.25 UW gpa. But badminton is not my only sport I am in varsity tennis, I also do pri …

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3 days ago
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Are my extracurriculars good enough for a decent college?

I have been very anxious about whether my extracurriculars are enough.

I am an American Citizen who has only done high school in India, the rest of my schooling was in America. These are my ECs.

1.Learn …

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3 days ago
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Not doing well in 1 subject, should my son drop to a lower class?

My son is in 9th grade and is not doing well in honors biology. It’s around a 75 average. He has 2 other honor classes and everything else he’s at 95 is. Should he drop to regular biology? The teac …

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3 days ago
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Will I get into TAMU as a transfer?

Transferring from Texas State. 3.8 GPA, just finished fall semester of sophomore year. Was part of the Financial Management association and Student Economics Association.

Also have done an internship w …

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