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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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9 hours ago
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high school grades

Hey planning to major in History and applying to Ivy League + T20

the concern I have is that my math grades are too low.

I have maintained a 98+ in all my history classes with a 100 in AP world

95+ in al …

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17 hours ago
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What am I doing in AP Physics 1

I'm talking AP Physics 1 class for junior year.

What am i doing in there and what I need to prepare for it?

Thanks

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21 hours ago
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What's questbridge national college match average GPA?

For context, mine's a 3.69 so it's on the low side but I have reasons for it, mainly being more focused on extracurriculars and internships. I'm pretty sure my extracurriculars are strong, mainly beca …

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23 hours ago
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What is the best starting point for my college admissions?

As a junior going on senior in high school, I've began the process of applying to schools. My current grades consist of mainly High As and Bs, and rarely any Cs. There was a problem with my gradebook …

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23 hours ago
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On level English class and adv pre-calc

What am i doing in English 3 class and adv pre-calculus class?

What do i need to prepare for them?

Please let me know correctly.

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a day ago
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are my stats good for a rising freshman?

So, I'm a rising freshman (as you can see in the title) and I've done well on academics my entire life. My average has never gone below a 96 and I've been on honor roll since first grade. I'm a fully …

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What do I put down?

I came from bold a couple of weeks ago and I was wondering under intended major what do I put if I want to put cosmetology. Like being a nail tech?? Which category do I fall into??

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a day ago
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Am I taking grades to hard?

Hi I'm Ian and I'm going to be a Senior in high school next year.

My Asian parents have recently been stressing me out tons because I received 2 b+ in 8th grade grades and they show up on the transcrip …

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a day ago
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Can I get into UConn with a 3.6 gpa

I’m going to be a Senior in the fall and I plan on applying to UConn. Will these stats give me a chance of getting in? I should also note I have a 504 plan (idk if that would help my chances)

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Any advice on time management l?

I have a hard time managing my time, and I really don't want that to affect me this upcoming school year. This is because in 2023 - 2024, my grades sunk in 4th quarter because I wasn't able to manage …

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a day ago
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Connections!

When I sent a connection request to one college it automatically sent the request to other colleges, and I put specific information about the first college in the request.

How do I fix this??

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a day ago
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Junior class courses

I've been U.S. for 1 year a half now.

These are class courses for my junior year

English 3

AP US History

Ap computer science principle(I dropped it last year and taking it again)

adv Pre-Calc

engineering c …

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ACT experience??? please help!

So, I am really sick of Collegeboard and the SAT:( I made the big mistake of taking March SAT, which was nothing like the practice tests available at the time. THEN Collegeboard turned around and rele …

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2 days ago
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How good does my application look as a rising senior? (Aiming for UChicago, UTAustin, Georgia Tech, etc.)

Hi! I'm a rising senior from Washington state! I just wanted to ask for y'all's opinion/advice and see if there's anything I can do this summer/fall to add to my application!

Demographics: Female, Whit …

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2 days ago
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Canada colleges

what are the top universities in Canada in technology specifically in computer science and AI??

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2 days ago
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What should I use the "Additional Information" Section for?

I have 11 extracurriculars and 9 awards, and I want to include all of them in my application if possible. Is it advisable to include an extra extracurricular and 4 extra awards in the Additional Info …

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3 days ago
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AP Capstone Diploma

Has anybody done the AP Capstone Diploma. Was it hard? Worth it? I planning to do Seminar in 10th, and Research in 11th. I just wanted to know if it would be something that would help stand out even a …

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3 days ago
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Internships

Hi!

I am a rising sophomore and was wondering on things I could do this or next summer? Does anybody have any experience/knowledge about some volunteering opportunities/medical or science related inte …

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3 days ago
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I am a freshman who has skipped 2 years and became a senior, what must I do to get into a top university?

I by the end of my senior year, I will have 3 honor courses, 5 out of my school’s 8 AP classes, hopefully a 4.0 UW GPA and a 4.32 W GPA. I have a block schedule where I earn 4 credits per semester and …

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5 days ago
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What aspects of my "profile" are most lacking? (Aiming for Harvard, Stanford, UC's, other LAC's)

I am a rising senior from Arizona. If you guys have any advice/recommendations that would be much appreciated!

Demographics: Female, Asian (Vietnamese/Chinese), Queer, Higher-income household

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