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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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5 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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6 hours ago
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For college application. Is it possible for me to not submit my 9th grade marks.

My 9th grade marks are bad but I have read if your marks are better in latter years it would not effect?

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7 hours ago
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Can I study pre-med and Islamic studies at the same time.

Like my main focus would be pre-med but I also want to study religion.

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16 hours ago
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Is it weird to be in an IT Special class when I want to be in the Medical Field?

Would colleges would find it weird that I'm taking IT in my CTE school instead of the Medical Health Science course? During middle school, I was very against the medical field but I suddenly started t …

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17 hours ago
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Are mine credentials good enough to get into a big public university?

Here is my basic college resume:

GPA- 4.3

ACT- 36

community service hours- 200 hours

track and field for 2 years, both in JV and V.

yearbook for 3 years

I am in the honors society.

I got a grocery store job …

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2 days ago
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early sign of acceptance

The college financial aid office request more information, is this early sign that I am admit by school? Or it is preliminary work?

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2 days ago
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Is It Still Possible To Go To NYU With One C and 2 B's

During my sophomore year, I received a C grade in Honors Algebra Semester 1. While in my freshman year, I received a B (because I had a long-term substitute) in Semester 2 of Algebra 1, but an A in 1 …

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Is It Still Possible To Go To NYU With One C and 2 B's

During my sophomore year, I received a C grade in Honors Algebra Semester 1. While in my freshman year, I received a B (because I had a long-term substitute) in Semester 2 of Algebra 1, but an A in 1 …

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2 days ago
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What are some tips for institutional scholarship competitions?

I am looking for ways to get my application to stand out. Phase one invitational and is a submission of a short essay, resume, and two references. Phase two is invitational to go to campus for intervi …

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2 days ago
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Study Abroad and Honor classes

I don’t understand why I am being invited to apply to universities honor programs or to apply to study abroad that I have applied to - when I don’t even if I know if I’m accepted yet to their univers …

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Where can I Buy a stylish varsity jacket?

Exploring LA jackets and craving the Ralph Lauren Yankees style? Seek reputable fashion boutiques or online platforms for premium selections. These outlets often feature a variety of jackets that capt …

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Gap Year Advice for International Student

Hi, I'm currently a 12th-grade Senior High School student from India, and I have been thinking of taking a gap year before applying.

My Grades are great (96% Overall) and My ECs are also good (Self-Fun …

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3 days ago
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My school won't let me take the PSAT. How can I take it?

Hi! I'm a freshman in high school and (as you may know) I am nearing the end of my first semester. I wanted to take the PSAT to see what I need to study, but my school only lets Juniors take the PSAT. …

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3 days ago
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Why are no colleges accepting my connection request

My grades aren't to bad its average b- and b and I have added colleges college vine says I can get into but none of them have accepted my connection request and I haven't gotten any connection reque …

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3 days ago
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My major is business. I'm switching to econ after I transfer. Should the ecs i put on my app be about business or econ?

I want to transfer to top 20 schools like Columbia or Uchicago after my sophomore year. The ecs I have right now are related to volunteering/advocacy because that's what I want my spike to be. Should …

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3 days ago
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Regular Decision

Hi,

I’m wondering why I have been admitted to 2 regular decision colleges already (6 acceptances in total so far) ? I thought that I wouldn’t or not supposed to hear from those schools until at least t …

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4 days ago
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What should I do in the future high school years to make my college resume well-built?

I'm currently a sophomore at a CTE school. Right now, I'm taking Regents Chemistry, English 10, AP World History, 2 periods of CTE class (IT fundamentals), Spanish 2, Gym, and Algebra 2.

I plan to eith …

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4 days ago
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Major Selection

So I'm a freshman applicant, and I'm applying for UC's. Do you think it would be okay if I applied for a psychology major even though I'm currently taking psychology right now?

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4 days ago
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Need help filtering colleges (US)

Online filters generally don't have what I'm looking for. Any US college that fits ALL of these points?

1. Any student can live off campus.

2. Open curriculum or does not have gen ed.

3. Flexible class s …

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5 days ago
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Are there any early signs that you got into college?

I am currently waiting on my REA decision and I cannot help but go completely crazy over it. Are there any ways to tell if you got in before they release their decisions?

If there isn't, please leave …

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6 days ago
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What Colleges should I apply to for Finance and Entrepreneurship

Unweighted GPA: 2.70 / 4.0

Coursework: 6 Honors, 8 AP

Test Scores

SAT: 1520

Math: 780

Reading: 740

ACT: 32

Math: 32

Reading: 32

Science: 33

English: 31

PSAT: 1410

Extracurricular Activities

Social Media Manager

Bu …

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