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 …
It may seem like a dumb question, but, firstly, is rigor determined relative to high school course offerings or is it determined by a specific standard set by whatever college?
Furthermore, I moved sch …
Title. I want to message a Dartmouth Counselor but do not know how. Thanks!
Hello!! I'm a junior thinking about how to increase my chances of getting into some great schools for my intended major, entrepreneurship. My biggest extracurricular is definitely piano, I've studied …
In the tier ranking/list, for the Tier 2 ranking for Writing, what is considered a 2nd tier publication?
Basically just the question above
I think that I'm a pretty decent student but it's not like that isn't the majority of applicants. I don't have anything that interesting on my application so far. I have some clubs and sports, but tha …
If I am transferring after Sophomore year from a school that offered no AP or IB, how will that show up on applications?
Currently, I am a Sophomore at a school which offers 1 AP class for my grade: AP Spanish Language and Culture. I am, moreover, taking class, but I am transferring the coming year. The thing here is th …
For background, I am both Jewish (white) (my moms side) and Argentinian (my dads side) so I mark Hispanic (South America) and white. Both sides of my identity are important to me and I emphasize this …
School type : Homeschooled
International applicant from India
I have few questions:
1. If I were able to reach USACO Platinum (not saying I will) which colleges will consider it as a good award( …
I'm a junior who hasn't taken the ACT or SAT yet and was wondering whether one is preferred over the other in terms of sending your scores to a college. I have no prior knowledge of it nor alot of inf …
Join the conversation
How karma works
Ask the experts
These experts are available to help for free! You can guarantee an expert answer to any question with 20 karma.
To keep this community safe and supportive:
- Be kind and respectful!
- Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
- Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!