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What's New at CollegeVine

Hey everyone, can you believe July is almost over already?! Whether you're taking time to build out your application profile or just relaxing and enjoying your time off, I hope everyone's summer has b …

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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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Does being selected for the Reed Senior Scholars Program mean you'll be admitted in April or is it a separate decision?

The selection was based on my application for admission (I had to submit my Common App & supplemental essay by a specific deadline and fill out an extra form to be considered) and the Senior Scholars …

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Extra Curricular advice

I need advice on what other extra curriculars I could do to strengthen that aspect. I already volunteer at the Humane Society and ENGin, I am also apart of the Mu Alpha Theta honor society at my schoo …

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Is the Collegevine acceptance rate accurate?

With input of extracurriculars, test scores, grades, and GPA…

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What CollegeVine extracurricular tier would being a Semifinalist in the USA Biology Olympiad be?

What CollegeVine extracurricular tier would being a Semifinalist in the USA Biology Olympiad be?

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What CollegeVine extracurricular tier would being a Semifinalist in the USA Biology Olympiad be?

What CollegeVine extracurricular tier would being a Semifinalist in the USA Biology Olympiad be?

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A Level Grades for Chancing

I am applying using Cambridge A-level grades (Achieved), my school does not provide AP/IB classes. How can I calculate my chances?

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Could I predict my chances at UVA as a legacy?

Hi!

My current chances for UVA are 59%, but I am also a legacy applicant at the school. How could I calculate my chances for admission at UVA as a legacy?

Thanks!

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Should I try to change my letter of recommendation if it's inaccurate?

My teacher sent me a copy of the letter she wrote, and it has my name spelled wrong and the wrong pronouns. Other than that, it's a great letter. I thought I could just ask her to resubmit it with my …

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my questions

im a student of class 10. i want to study top university right now

im child labour who work after the school. i earn ust a little , last year i was the student of class 9 and my school didnt arrange th …

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What were your percent chances for top schools?

My % chance for Brown is 28 while Cornell is 37. Is this low? For reach schools like these, what should we be aiming for?

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SAT FEE WAIVE

IM NOW 15 YEARS OLD . IM A STUDENT OF CLASS 10. I HAVE ONLY MY CLASS 9 ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT. I CANT AFFORD APPLICATION FEE AND TUTION FEE. I NEED A SAT FEE WAIVER . CAN IT IS POSSIBLE FOR ME TO GET A …

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Will not taking aps sophomore year affect my chances for t20 colleges?

Hi, I am currently a sophomore and I've been taking all honors classes since freshman year. This year I am taking all honors classes, but looking back, I regretted my decision of not taking the ap cla …

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Activities section

When putting in hours and weeks that I spent on an activity, should I put in just what I've done? Or what I've done and expect to do? I recently started volunteering at my local library and I wont be …

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How do I write about vulnerability?

I'm applying to OSU currently, and I've been thinking about answering this essay prompt:

Stan Lee once said, “If you're writing about a character… unless you give him vulnerability, I don't think he'll …

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How do I write about vulnerability?

I'm applying to OSU currently, and I've been thinking about answering this essay prompt:

Stan Lee once said, “If you're writing about a character… unless you give him vulnerability, I don't think he'll …

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Before High School Activities?

Hi! Just have a quick question: should you include activities that you participated in before you were in high school? For example, in the 8th grade I started a writing club at my school. Should I inc …

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Should I take AP Euro if I plan on going into Biology?

With second semester approaching, I'm wondering if I should continue taking AP Euro. So far it's not looking like I'm probably not going to do well on the exams, and I'm wondering if I should just dro …

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scholarship

i have some question about scholarship

suppose you are facing an economic problem and your school offer scholarship

1. do that scholarship mean that, your tution fee and other fee is annually is 400000. …

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Passion Projects?

I've heard that passion projects are really helpful for admissions, and I would love to make a positive impact on my community. I am involved in a few extracurricular clubs and such (MUN, student gove …

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Will I get into chico state?

Hi I have been having MAJOR anxiety over not getting accepted into chico state. My weighted gpa from 10-11 grade is a 3.7 and unweighted 3.48. My sophomore year I struggled A LOT because of online lea …

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