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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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Can I get into UConn with a 3.6 gpa

I’m going to be a Senior in the fall and I plan on applying to UConn. Will these stats give me a chance of getting in? I should also note I have a 504 plan (idk if that would help my chances)

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Any advice on time management l?

I have a hard time managing my time, and I really don't want that to affect me this upcoming school year. This is because in 2023 - 2024, my grades sunk in 4th quarter because I wasn't able to manage …

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Connections!

When I sent a connection request to one college it automatically sent the request to other colleges, and I put specific information about the first college in the request.

How do I fix this??

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7 hours ago
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Junior class courses

I've been U.S. for 1 year a half now.

These are class courses for my junior year

English 3

AP US History

Ap computer science principle(I dropped it last year and taking it again)

adv Pre-Calc

engineering c …

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8 hours ago
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ACT experience??? please help!

So, I am really sick of Collegeboard and the SAT:( I made the big mistake of taking March SAT, which was nothing like the practice tests available at the time. THEN Collegeboard turned around and rele …

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19 hours ago
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How good does my application look as a rising senior? (Aiming for UChicago, UTAustin, Georgia Tech, etc.)

Hi! I'm a rising senior from Washington state! I just wanted to ask for y'all's opinion/advice and see if there's anything I can do this summer/fall to add to my application!

Demographics: Female, Whit …

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19 hours ago
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Canada colleges

what are the top universities in Canada in technology specifically in computer science and AI??

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What should I use the "Additional Information" Section for?

I have 11 extracurriculars and 9 awards, and I want to include all of them in my application if possible. Is it advisable to include an extra extracurricular and 4 extra awards in the Additional Info …

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AP Capstone Diploma

Has anybody done the AP Capstone Diploma. Was it hard? Worth it? I planning to do Seminar in 10th, and Research in 11th. I just wanted to know if it would be something that would help stand out even a …

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Internships

Hi!

I am a rising sophomore and was wondering on things I could do this or next summer? Does anybody have any experience/knowledge about some volunteering opportunities/medical or science related inte …

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I am a freshman who has skipped 2 years and became a senior, what must I do to get into a top university?

I by the end of my senior year, I will have 3 honor courses, 5 out of my school’s 8 AP classes, hopefully a 4.0 UW GPA and a 4.32 W GPA. I have a block schedule where I earn 4 credits per semester and …

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4 days ago
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What aspects of my "profile" are most lacking? (Aiming for Harvard, Stanford, UC's, other LAC's)

I am a rising senior from Arizona. If you guys have any advice/recommendations that would be much appreciated!

Demographics: Female, Asian (Vietnamese/Chinese), Queer, Higher-income household

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Questions i should ask during a job shadowing??

I've got a job shadowing this wednesday with a local family lawyer...are there any questions you'd recommend me asking? i have a few questions already ....but I want to make sure i get as much knowled …

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6 days ago
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What should I do my senior year?

Hello, I was wondering what are some good ec's that can boost my chances. I am a rising senior and I really want to ED Emory (out of state)

SAT: 1360 640 RW 720 M (retaking in August)

GPA: 3.9 UW

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chat am I cooked??

I'm a rising freshman who did pretty well in their early academics, for example, I've been on the honor roll since 3rd grade, but it's mostly been A/B. In my recent middle school years, I've scored mo …

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6 days ago
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1450 SAT

Should I retake SAT with a 1450 if I am applying to highly competitive schools? I got a 760 on Math and 690 on English. Not sure I I will do better.

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Summer Interns

I was wondering if anyone knew good summer intern / opportunities in 2025 for someone who might want to study International relations / law/ econ . Im currently a rising Jr. lmk if you know anything g …

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7 days ago
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When to start asking for letters of recommendations/Who should I ask

I am going into my senior year of high school. I am already on summer break and was thinking when I should ask for letters of recommendations. I was also wondering who else I should ask besides teache …

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How can I conduct research and publish my research?

Hi, I am a rising junior as of this fall and I am interested in finance and business. My intention for this research is wanting to investigate the importance and impact of personal finance education o …

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How can I conduct research and publish my research?

Hi, I am a rising junior as of this fall and I am interested in finance and business. My intention for this research is wanting to investigate the importance and impact of personal finance education o …

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