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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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9 months ago
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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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3 hours ago
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How does Collegevine Direct Admissions Work?

I read tons of articles about Direct Admissions but I'm still very confused. Would I have to publish my profile in order to get Direct Admissions? One of the articles also mentioned how Direct Admissi …

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4 hours ago
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EC's and Overall Improvement?

I'm currently an Asian American Female (class of 2027) at a large public high school in TX, and I'm hoping to go into marketing, finance, or corporate law. I want to know if there are any good ECs I c …

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13 hours ago
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Do Transgender Students have different acceptance rates?

I am a transgender (Male to Female) student, and am wondering how my identity may affect my chances at certain colleges. Are there any states I should absolutely avoid applying into, and are there any …

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11 hours ago
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What do you usually do in a high school child development class?

I heard that in child development classes there is a fake baby who cries in the middle of the night. The teacher will give you several cards. If you insert the correct card, the doll will stop crying. …

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a day ago
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Womens lacrosse

I am currently a sophomore in high school and would love to play women's lacrosse is college. I got moved up to jv as an 8th grader and am currently play my 3rd year as a starter as well as a 2 year c …

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a day ago
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Waitlists

Hi! How long does it usually take to hear back from a waitlist? I read online that sometimes colleges still take people off the waitlist as late as August? If so, does that impact orientation/move-in …

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a day ago
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What can I do to catch up?

I am currently a sophomore in high school and am failing a few classes, not only am I failing but I have a sure feeling I won't pass the class or test. What can I do to be able to catch up so I don't …

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2 days ago
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How long does it take to start getting direct admissions offers?

I joined College Vine about a month ago and I have taken all the necessary steps in order to "turn my profile into an application" as the platform puts it. This includes putting my transcript details, …

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2 days ago
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When you get an admission offer, what is the next step to take?

I got an admission offer from this school recently and I sent a text to the advisor and I have not received a text back, so I am blank on the next step to be taken

Do you think going to the school's ma …

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2 days ago
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How can I turn off direct admissions

I have recently created my account on college vine. After completing all the information, I accidentally turned on the direct admission. I'm just in grade 10 so I'm finding a way to turn it off.

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2 days ago
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How can I raise my 3.2 UW GPA to a 3.9 UW GPA in the span of 3 years?

I am currently a freshman with a 3.2 UW GPA and a 3.9 W GPA and I really want to get it up by Junior year? Is it possible? And if it is, how can I achieve it?

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2 days ago
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Thoughts on Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition?

I am considering creating a submission for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, but I was wondering if this competition was prestigious or well-known enough to be worth the effort.

Also, ple …

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3 days ago
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Help

I am currently a sophomore in high school and would love to play women's lacrosse is college. I got moved up to jv as an 8th grader and am currently play my 3rd year as a starter as well as a 2 year c …

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3 days ago
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How to start a non profit ?

I have tried to look on TikTok ,google and etc. how to start and ideas but really confusing I live in a small town and my school don’t have that many extracurricular or clubs to lol for volunteers or …

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3 days ago
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Biomathematics/bioinformatics major?

I’m currently a sophomore who is looking into different college majors, and I was hoping to learn more about the field of biomathematics/biostatistics/computational biology/bioinformatics/etc (as I re …

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4 days ago
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Summer Science Program (SSP)

My daughter got accepted into Summer Science Program in Genomics for summer 2024. But we are not sure if this is worth the money and time commitment. If anyone has insight into this program and how pr …

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4 days ago
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4 days ago
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Is it possible to apply even before early decision?

According to common application and college websites , we can apply for early decision around November . I feel like it's too late ( practically the whole year would get wasted ) , is there a way I co …

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5 days ago
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5 days ago
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Will it be a disadvantage if I have a really low GPA because it was converted from other countries?

I studied a year in Hong Kong during Freshman year, the grading system there is very different and a 70% is considered decent and the passing grade is 50%. I have an around 60% average so my high scho …

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