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Introducing CollegeVine AMAs!

Hey everyone, happy Friday!

June is finally here which means school is almost out for most of you. I'm sure everyone is looking forward to the start of summer, we're just over two weeks away from its...

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How do I make myself stand out?

I work very hard but can't help feeling mediocre, especially as a mere freshman. I have always aspired to go to a top college but worry I'm not doing enough to differentiate myself from the average ap...

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Chancing Engine Updated Yet Again

I'm just curious as to why the chancing engine has tightened its belts on all top schools in the last week? What has changed CV's outlook on the Fall '21/Winter'22 cycle from their predictions at the ...

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Will my downward spiraling grade cause top colleges to consider less of my application?

Throughout my freshman and sophomore year, I have been a straight-A student; however, during my junior year, I had some difficult teachers and constant changes from remote school to in-person school a...

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How Many Extracurriculars Do I Need For The College Application Process?

Hello!

Extracurriculars have always been the aspect of my application that worries me. I'm currently an incoming sophomore and have, so far, *one deep extracurricular and am setting up for another bi...

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When do applications open?

I'm beginning to look at applying to colleges for fall 2022 and I cannot find any information about when applications open. I want to get started asap.

My current list is: UPenn, Rice, Emory, UNC Ch...

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Does taking online courses (Coursera, edX) count?

So my school offers AP Psychology, but I've heard from many students and teachers that the teacher that teaches that course isn't good. I want to take online courses in subjects that I might be intere...

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12 hours ago
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How are community service hours recorded?(URGENT!!!)

For community service hours, how do you get your hours recorded? Do you just tell your school you volunteered somewhere or...?

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16 hours ago
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I want to study in USA but I am from Europe

Hello!I am from Romania but i want to study at a music/arts college in US. Unfortunately I dont have any siblings or friends there to gain information from so I wish you could give me some advice.. Wh...

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Subjects I should take as a senior in high school

Hi! I am starting my senior year in high school, and I'm confused about my subject choices. As an international student, do I have to take English as a subject in school? Or would it be enough if I ju...

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2 days ago
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Blog advice?

Hi everyone!

I'm really interested in psychology and mental health, and I really want to get involved in more activities related to the aforementioned topics. I've come across so many different socia...

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2 days ago
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Clogging everything in junior year?

I don't feel good about this because I feel like it is a huge jump. Junior year is the last year of high school that matters and I haven't got involved much with extracurriculars. I am currently done ...

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Are my extracurricular good for top business/economics schools ie harvard wharton mit

I am currently doing

Blog writing (it a blog about black excellence, how to improve our community and make a change, and personal finance)

Investing (trading stock options, taking couriers courses on...

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Extracurriculars

I'm a rising senior and am looking to major in biomedical sciences or biochemistry(eventually get into the medical field). My stats and courseload are pretty strong, however, my EC's are relatively we...

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What summer programs can I apply to with my SSAT score?

I know that SSAT scores can be used to apply to private schools, but do you know of SPECIFIC summer programs that I can apply to with the SSAT score? Thank you :)

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Should I apply early action?

I am going to be a senior in the fall and am very nervous about college applications. I really want to go to James Madison University in the fall, but I am unsure as to whether or not I am competitive...

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3 days ago
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GPA reporting for college admissions

What GPA should be reported in college applications? Weighted or unweighted?

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College admissions

In my country sat has totally being cancelled and i don’t know what should I do next after this and when colleges take admissions

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What extracurricular activities should I do in order to make my application to clemson stand out?

I go to a charter school so we have limited activities to choose from. I’m a rising sophomore and I want to make sure that I get into clemson (my dream college).

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Which course will create impact on the admission in MIT?

Which extra curriculum will create impact and which course will create impact on the admission test of MIT?

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Does George Mason University offer financial aid to international students ?

Does George Mason University , virginia offer scholarships to international students?

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