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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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8 hours ago
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good EC’s for an archaeology/art history major?

I plan to major in archaeology or art history, but my end goal is to work in museum curation, currently most of my ECs are art based, art camps, AP art, etc… what are some good EC’s for my intended ma …

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9 hours ago
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What are my chances of getting into Wharton?

Please lok at my extracurirculars im in 8th grade.

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11 hours ago
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Do I have a chance?

Due to the loss of my grandmother and aunt in my freshman and sophomore years and needing to take online classes, I have a gpa of 3.55. It is possible that my highest gpa if I take more remedial class …

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17 hours ago
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AP tests without taking classes?

Is there a way to take the AP test without taking the class? My school doesn’t offer AP classes but offers a different type of college curriculum that introduces similar information to what is on the …

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21 hours ago
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Should I be taking the most rigorous AP classes offered at my high school or ones that align with my major?

My High School doesn't have class rank and I'm planning on taking AP Lit, AP Gov, Physics H, AP calc AB, AP chem, AP Bio and french 4 my senior year. I'm Planning on majoring in English on the pre la …

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a day ago
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DORM ESSENTIALS.

What are some main room essentials that I should take to a college dorm? Also, if anyone has any other items that they recommend, I would really like to hear!

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2 days ago
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Any high school programme recomendation for international students?

I'm currently in 11th grade (idk the equivalent to the US education level). I'm an international student and looking for high school programmes that could strengthen my qualification for application.

I …

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2 days ago
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Pomona college early decision?

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Should I apply ED to Pomona if my GPA is below their average accepted?

I plan on applying test optional. I have a lot of leadership ECs and come from a really small state. However, my GPA is suppos …

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2 days ago
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Does a transcript that is over 20 years old come back to haunt you?

Hello everyone. I am a 43 year old College freshman. My first College experience was a disaster because quite frankly my mother tried to sabotage me by telling me that I had to take the major that she …

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4 days ago
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BS/MD Programs

Hello!

I am a rising senior and am dual enrolled at my high school and a four year university in KY. I am really interested in applying to BS/MD Programs. Currently, I have a 31 composite ACT score (ho …

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4 days ago
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Advice for Sophomore Year Schedule

Hey there! I'm a rising sophomore and would like some advice on next year's courses. I am currently taking Honors Algebra 2 and Honors Chemistry in the summer to get ahead in my sophomore year, and it …

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4 days ago
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Can I get into Columbia University GS with these stats? Also can I get a full ride ?

Here are my extracurriculars: I have plenty of extracurricular activities like being the vice president of my college’s debating club, president of my school’s debating club, have leadership skills c …

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5 days ago
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Leadership Opportunity

The school I attend is a virtual school. In previous posts, I have called myself homeschooled since idk if this qualifies or not, but I will elaborate a little bit. It is a part of a public school sys …

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5 days ago
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currently experiencing homelessness, gpa has dropped

Hi, I’m a rising junior. My family has been homeless during my second semester of sophomore year. I had to travel for over an hour just to make it to school and would often miss my first and second pe …

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5 days ago
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Do APS boost your chances for getting into a good college?

I'm a junior in high school, and I haven't taken any honors or AP classes because my mom said I didn't need to. Now that everyone is getting ready to apply to college, I'm hearing a lot about how impo …

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6 days ago
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can i get into an ivy with these stats?

hi there! i am wondering about my courses for the next few years and if those will help me get into an ivy adjacent or maybe even, if I'm lucky, an ivy.

as a freshmen, i didn't get much choice and was …

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6 days ago
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Retaking a class

Hii, so unfortunately I ended up failing a semester of algebra 2 advanced. I had mentioned this to my counselor for advice and i'm still kind of lost. In my schedule for next year, I put AP PRE CALC, …

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6 days ago
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Is my UCLA offer going to be rescinded?

Hey guys, so basically, I'm an international student who got admitted to UCLA and committed to it. However, I feel like I completely flunked my ib exams. I had an 'admissions contract' which stated th …

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7 days ago
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languages..

Hey y'all, I'm a current freshman and I recently found out that a lot of good colleges (im specifically thinking about notre dame) want you to take 3-4 years of a language. I am currently taking Spani …

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7 days ago
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How would one become more competitive for Service Academy admission.

Just the title, right now I am going into 9th by fall and just asking the question very early, I am getting Eagle by January, am currently doing Cross Country and Wrestling, and my school district is …

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