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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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2 hours ago
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BCBA or Child Life Specialist

I am currently an RBT, and in the process of getting my bachelor's in psychology. I planned on becoming a BCBA, but I recently learned about being a child life specialist. I have a lot of experience i …

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Where can I find the Ghostbuster Red Jacket at Jackets Land?

Exploring Jackets Land for iconic jackets like the Ghostbuster Red Jacket? Navigate to the online store's search bar to discover an exclusive collection. Jackets Land proudly features the Ghostbuster …

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7 hours ago
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Non A-G Courses

I took an academic non A-G course in sophomore year. I got like an A+ both semesters so the grade wasn't an issue. The issue is that I forgot to report this in the activities section under other class …

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15 hours ago
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Princeton

I applied to Princeton and have a weighted gpa of 4.45 at the end of my jr year in IB classes. Was coxswain of our rowing team for 5 yrs, in Theatre and perform twice a year, volunteer hours at local …

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16 hours ago
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Should I take a gap year and then apply to college?

Hi everyone.

I’ve found myself in a conundrum of making a tough decision: should I or should I not take a gap year?

To understand this question you need to understand my situation (p.s it’s looong):

So …

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16 hours ago
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Is an associates degree worth it in HS?

Hi!

I'm currently a sophomore. My school offers a dual degree program where I can get an associates degree in Allied Health Science (60 college credits). This degree will save 2 years off of my undergr …

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Dual or AP class?

Recently had a conflict between taking an AP english class or a dual enrollment class. Is there a specific one that looms better on transcripts?

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Whether or not I should go out of state?

Hi, I am a junior in high school and I was debating the fact if I should go out of state or not. I live in the Midwest where I feel nothing happens around here. I would like to be at least 4-5 hours a …

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2 days ago
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Do online AP courses matter?

I am a freshman, and my school doesn't offer AP Chemistry or AP Physics 2. I want to take these courses online. Does anyone know if taking online AP classes looks good for college and matter? Or are t …

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Does virtual school reduce chancing?

My friend is wanting to apply to Flagler but is concerned because she does FLVS and her country virtual, and is unable to do extra credit or participate in many clubs. She also has limited choices in …

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2 days ago
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App Portal

my college application status portal changed but my status wasn’t posted yet - is that normal?

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2 days ago
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Can going to a small school affect how colleges review my applications?

Hello! I go to a small private school, and there aren’t many chances for AP or honors classes, and I just wanted to know if admissions officers would take into account the fact that my school doesn’t …

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3 days ago
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Should I do Academic Decathlon or Speech and Debate?

I know Speech and Debate has been around for longer and is much popular with lots of people doing it but does that mean its better? I know like the saying, do what you love, but I just want to know wh …

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3 days ago
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My daughter got rejected from best state college's because she had to many credits. Is this a standard practice.

Note she wanted to do Speech Pathology which in both college's would require her to most of the subjects at the campus so the majority of her previously earned credits would not even count.

She met ev …

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What's the minimum GPA (4.0 scale) I should aim for if I want to get into a U of California (LA/Davis/etc) school?

Any of the UC schools- LA, Berkeley, Davis, San Francisco, San Diego, etc.

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3 days ago
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For college application. Is it possible for me to not submit my 9th grade marks.

My 9th grade marks are bad but I have read if your marks are better in latter years it would not effect?

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3 days ago
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Can I study pre-med and Islamic studies at the same time.

Like my main focus would be pre-med but I also want to study religion.

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3 days ago
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Is it weird to be in an IT Special class when I want to be in the Medical Field?

Would colleges would find it weird that I'm taking IT in my CTE school instead of the Medical Health Science course? During middle school, I was very against the medical field but I suddenly started t …

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3 days ago
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Are mine credentials good enough to get into a big public university?

Here is my basic college resume:

GPA- 4.3

ACT- 36

community service hours- 200 hours

track and field for 2 years, both in JV and V.

yearbook for 3 years

I am in the honors society.

I got a grocery store job …

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4 days ago
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early sign of acceptance

The college financial aid office request more information, is this early sign that I am admit by school? Or it is preliminary work?

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