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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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How I applied to BS/MD programs: thinking of the application as a checklist - Part 3

Hello again! My name is Yesh and I am back with part 3 of the BS/MD advice series. As always, I recommend that you check out our previous posts on this topic in this community page as well.

BS/MD p...

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17 days ago
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Expert Advice on BS/MD programs - Part 2

Hello everyone! I'm back with part 2 of BS/MD program information as promised. For those of you are seeing these posts for the first time, if you want, feel free to refer to my first post on this topi...

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Expert Advice on BS/MD programs - Part 1

Part 1 - What are BS/MD programs and how I came to know about them

Hi, my name is Yesh and I am a student in the Boston University seven-year accelerated medical program (SMED). You can catch me on...

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3 hours ago
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Is Mathematics education one of the STEM courses?

I am Mathematics teacher teacher interests in pursuing my masters in either US or Canada. My sponsor has told me only stem courses would be considered. May I know whether Mathematics education in whi...

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7 hours ago
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How do I come up with my common app essay topic?

I've been struggling with this for months. I can't come up with a good topic. I feel like I keep getting farther and farther from good topics.

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6 hours ago
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CommonApp Personal Essay - Percy Jackson and the Olympians

I don't want to sound crazy. I don't want to sound like someone who doesn't have anything to write and so then writes about a random hobby.

I want to sound genuine. I want to be unique in my writi...

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8 hours ago
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Should I be applying to smaller schools in my area or should I apply to bigger schools?

What should be my priority when picking for schools to apply?

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11 hours ago
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How much time do I have to improve my lack of extracurriculars before applying to college?

I'm a soon to be junior in high school.

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12 hours ago
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Am I On the Right Track if I am Pursuing to go to Yale?

I'm a rising sophomore and currently, my nonweighted GPA is a 4.0, my unweighted GPA is- I actually don't know lol but my percent grade weighted is 98.81. My school doesn't have a class rank.

My Fres...

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15 hours ago
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CBSE to IB transition and academics...?

If someone here has transitioned from CBSE to IB or knows the syllabus, can you tell me what syllabus lapse I might face if I switch from CBSE to IB for IBDP?

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16 hours ago
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How to improve my ACT score?

I am an international student giving the ACT via a computer. My current score is a 29. I have a 26 in English, 30 in Math, 24 in Reading, and 35 in Science. How do I get to a 35? What is the best prep...

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17 hours ago
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If I would like to be a physician assistant what type of colleges in Massachusetts offer a 6 year program to be one.

I'm a sophomore in high school and would like to be a physician assistant I would just like to learn more about college life itself ad the courses I will be taking.

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18 hours ago
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Is the University of Southern California Priority Deadline considered regular decision?

I'm a rising senior planning to apply to USC by December 1st so I can be considered for merit scholarship finalist, but would it be considered regular decision? I don't want to apply for it if it will...

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22 hours ago
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Important questions for top 10 school-

1) How do I improve my extracurricular activities in a fun way? Italy does not have that much to offer. I don't like sports that much, it is nearly impossible to create a club and I don't know whether...

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Staying in dorms expenses

I’m going in to my third year at Sacramento state. I want to move in to dorms. I was wondering if FAFSA would cover for my dormitory expenses.

I live with my parents but they stress me out so I’m try...

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Online college course = dual enrollment?

Would courses taken online on a platform such as Coursera or Edx count as a dual-enrollment course, if taken from a college?

I am asking because I have taken a Coursera/College <name> course. The ...

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2 days ago
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Describe your extracurriculars in emojis!

Super random but I thought it would be cool.

You don't have to list all, maybe just a couple.

My own example: ⚽👩‍🏫📰 (soccer, education nonprofit, school newspaper)

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2 days ago
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ACT vs SAT

Should I report both to colleges this admission cycle. Score range is same for both. 99 percentile. Is reporting both better or is just one is better.

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2 days ago
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AP Score Release

Dear anyone who hasn't (or has) seen their AP scores yet, they were released on Wednesday.

Good luck to all of you!!! I hope you guys get 5's. What were your results, if you have seen them.

 
All/Mostly 5's 🤩
51%
 
All/Mostly 4's 🥰
22%
 
3's 😃
11%
 
Below 3's 😜
14%
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Should I take AP US History or AP Psychology

I am a rising sophomore student and currently my subjects are

Sophomore year

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English 2 honors

Precalculus

AP Chemistry

AP US history

Physics

Spanish 3 honors

Fundamentals of da...

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2 days ago
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Would it be a good to write about an event that helped me realize the true value of hardwork?

I recently took AP Lang and was able to write and continually edit my personal growth common app essay. I wrote it about the terrible experience I had presenting an event for a club I participate in, ...

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2 days ago
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Should I send AP scores of 3?

I have a lot of 3s, one 5, one 4, and two 2s. Should I send my 3s to colleges that don’t accept them for credit? Will it hurt me? If I don’t send them, will they assume I got a 1 or 2? If the college ...

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2 days ago
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Which is easier Apush or AP Chemistry or Ap Bio or AP Calc

Asking for opinions.

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