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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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What are good ECs for future Bio/PreMed Majors?

I am a freshman in hish school but the school year is basically over and my stats so far aren't good. I have a 3.6 GPA, (No SAT/ACT), and no extracurriculars whatsoever. Later this year I turn 15 and …

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5 hours ago
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Is NYU test optional for juniors in high school?

I saw that on the website it said that NYU will test-optional policy for the 2023-2024 application cycle, does that include those applying to NYU in 2024 or not? As someone thinking of applying in the …

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Do you want to know about the deals on personalized hoodies printing in UAE?

Are you looking to put your design or logo on a t-shirt, hat, vest, personalized hoodies printing, or any other apparel in Dubai? Look no further than Tshirt Print UAE, the top-quality manufacturer th …

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14 hours ago
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im a sophmore and i want to go to uconn but my gpa is below the average

i have a 3.6 gpa unweighted and at the moment i don't take any ap or ib classes or honors and i was wondering what i should do to be able to safely get in

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19 hours ago
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What to do when AP's aren't offered

My school doesn't offer AP or honors courses, and because of that, I'm at a disadvantage compared to other applicants. Are there outside programs I can try to do? Or will colleges understand that my s …

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16 hours ago
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What should I do?

I am a Junior in high school and I am stressed about colleges. I have a 3.7 gpa unweighted which is bad for more selective schools. I have taken most of the rigorous courses except Chem honors during …

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16 hours ago
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Can you raise a 3.4 to a 3.7?

I’m currently a sophomore with a 3.4 average. It’s lower than I’d like but I missed a significant portion of my freshman year due to health issues and surgeries and my schools handling of my absence w …

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2 days ago
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Early Graduation Needing better ec's

I am going to be graduating a year early (Class of 2025 instead of 2026). I would say my stats are pretty good right now except my extra curriculars (3.9 GPA, 1480 SAT, 33 ACT will be taking the tests …

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How can I find good extracurriculars?

I'm a homeschooled sophomore. I have a 3.98gpa and have a ton of volunteer hours and opportunities around me (which I rly enjoy €) but l've been having some difficulties finding extracurriculars. I'm …

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3 days ago
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Is BioMedical Engineering a good major?

My child has got admission into the below colleges. She is planning to pursue BioMedical Engineering Major for her undergraduate. Below are the college options:

UNC Chapel Hill (4 years tution waived)

N …

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3 days ago
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Will Bs on my transcript impact my admission chances for finance/econ at top universities?

I'm currently a junior, and I will be ending this year with four Bs on my transcript. I had a B- freshman year in Honors Algebra 2 (highest math course for a 9th grader at my school), a B+ in both Ho …

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4 days ago
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Summer Science Program vs Governor's School

I've applied to both Summer Science Program (SSP) and the Tennessee Governor's School for Science and Engineering (I live in TN). I've already been accepted to Governor's School. I anticipate hearin …

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4 days ago
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Taking the ACT between my Sophomore and Junior Year

I am currently a sophomore and would appreciate any advice relating to taking the ACT. I took the practice ACT through my school last fall and received a 29 with no preparation. I am considering takin …

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4 days ago
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Would going to UIUC or MSU give me a better shot at transferring to UMICH

I am planning to major in physics and really like condensed matter physics. UIUC is going to be quite expensive for me as I am a Michigan resident. I would like to go to UMICH but I am not sure whethe …

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4 days ago
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Where should I go?

Hi! I am confused about what school I should go to this fall. I am debating between UC San Diego, Boston College, Rutgers Honors College, and Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. I want to study neu …

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4 days ago
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Would taking 4 APs be too heavy a workload?

I'm currently a Freshman, and I'm taking 3 honors classes (geometry, bio, ela). Next year I have signed up to take 4 APs (Physics 1, Precalc, Stats, World History) which I'm just now thinking might be …

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4 days ago
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Should I submit a business credential I earned with my transfer applications?

I've applied to transfer to another 4 year college for a business degree focused on finance. I participated in a workshop that earned me career credentials related to investment banking skills. The cr …

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5 days ago
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As an early graduate how can I appeal to colleges

I am going to be graduating one year early so instead of being class of 2026 I will be class of 2025. I am currently a sophomore and my unweighted gpa is a 3.2 (not considering 2nd semester yet ). I a …

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5 days ago
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What should I do to increase my chances of entering into my dream school?

Are there any specific activities or programs I could join that would increase my chances of getting into the schools of my choice? A certain club, organization, or activity maybe? I want to enter the …

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6 days ago
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Graduating Early + Higher Level Classes

I wanted to know if my course history / pathway and one-year-early graduation will look good for colleges. For some more info, my school only offers six class periods a day. My school isn't an academi …

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