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What's New at CollegeVine

Hey everyone, can you believe July is almost over already?! Whether you're taking time to build out your application profile or just relaxing and enjoying your time off, I hope everyone's summer has b …

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What Does the Average BS/MD Applicant Look Like? - Part 4

In today’s BS/MD admissions advice post I would like to discuss the profile of the average admissions applicant applying to the selective to highly selective programs. These would include schools with …

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Am I on track for good colleges? Will they understand?

I’m a junior, as of now, attending a pretty good public school. I initially attended this school during freshman year, however, I was placed into Kansas state custody right before the beginning of sec …

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What if you only took 1 AP Course in junior year, and planning to take 3 AP's during senior year?

Hi All!

I'm currently a junior, and this year, I've only taken one AP course, and it's AP CSP. I'm planning to take 3 AP's my senior year, such as AP Chem, AP physics, AP psychology. As I didn't take …

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What can I do better?

Hi, my name is Julie and I'm a sophmore who goes to an IB public highschool. I have my sights set pretty high college-wise, such as Barnard and NYU. My current GPA is a 3.8 weighted and a 4.5 unweight …

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I'm soon going to start IB diploma and I would like to have some opinion and advice on the subject selection please

I'm about to start 11th grade in IB and our school offers the following subjects: English (lang+lit), Physics, Biology, Math AI, Spanish, Italian, Economics, and History. I aspire to be an economics m …

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Mid-year Report

Hello. I am a CBSE student from India. I am currently a high school senior. This year CBSE has divided the academic session into two terms (Term 1 and Term 2). Many of the US colleges asked to submit …

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My GPA is below average for the school I want, but everything else looks pretty good. Have I screwed up, so to speak?

Hi All!

As a junior in high school, My GPA currently is a 3.64, unweighted. My coursework is super strong as I have always been an honors/AP student, and my first ACT score is pretty competitive for th …

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Hey! What does it mean if an application has been withdrawn, can I appeal the decision or re apply?

So I applied to a college, where I received my admission decision as withdrawn, is being withdrawn a fancy way of saying you have been rejected?

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Course Rigor

I am currently a junior in high school and have 6 APs this year, I was a little relaxed throughout my first 2 years and only took a few honors. By the time I graduate senior year, I should have comple …

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Academic Courses

I am currently a junior and enrolled in the Magnet math and science program for my school, which forces my schedule a bit so I am unable to take some APs or extra courses because I need to fill my hig …

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passport

can i get a passort for free. i want to waive the fee. im live in bangladesh and i recently saw that passport fee is hardship for me to afford , do you have any advice for me

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I lost motivation and no longer know how to answer a prompt. What do I do?

8. Beyond what has already been shared in your application, what do you believe makes you stand out as a strong candidate for admissions to the University of California?

I've been working on my UC essa …

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What do you think my chances are of getting into Northwestern?

Hi, I am a senior in high school. I have decided to ED to Northwestern because it is by far my favorite school. I have a 3.91 unweighted GPA, and a 4.62 weighted GPA with around 10 AP and 8 Honors cla …

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Academic classes / grades section...

Hi. I posted this question during tonight UC event (thank you for having such a great event). But hoping someone can answer. I took a class that was 1/2 year long. I took it first semester. When I …

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Brown Pre-College Alaska Trip

I am in 11th grade right now and I was wondering if anyone knows about the BEL Alaska program through Brown University. I am interested in attending and applying but am curious if it is worth the mone …

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Can I get accepted without APs?

I am an international high school student from India. My school is affiliated with the CBSE board and it doesn't offer AP classes and exams. As I have no APs, are my chances reduced?

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Chances for the Wharton School/Huntsman Program

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If my chances for UPenn are 29%, could I predict my chances for acceptance to Wharton or the Huntsman Program? If so, how could I do that?

Thanks so much!

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What were your acceptance chances for top schools?

I am currently a junior and was wondering how accurate the prediction was. My top choice currently is yale and it is telling me a 27 percent, does that seem a little low? Other schools like Dartmouth …

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National Student Leadership Conference

I received an invitation from the National Student Leadership Conference and was wondering if the program is worth the money, and if the experience is worth it. I just wanted to see if anyone else has …

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Course decision High school

I'm a senior and i decided this semester that i want to go into the medical field. next semester I have a couple open classes should i load up on med classes or take another AP? what are your thoughts …

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How hard is Precalculus Honors?

I'm taking Precalculus in 11th grade and Calculus in 12th because I'm 1 year ahead in math. Algebra I, which I'm taking in my 8th grade year, is pretty easy and I like it, but I do know these are two …

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