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AMA with CollegeVine Co-Founder and CEO Zack Perkins

Hey everyone,

We're very excited about this one! Join us as CollegeVine co-founder and CEO Zack Perkins answers any questions you might have for him. Here's a quick intro from Zack:

"Hey every...

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How can I say this during my Application?

I'm an International Student from Brazil, and my HS is a full-time professional school. Through the 3 years that I've been there I've taken close to 70 courses, including some in Computer Science, so ...

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5 hours ago
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LAC vs. Liberal Arts Curriculum

WHat is the difference? If a school like Harvard for example has a liberal arts education doesn't that make it an LAC?

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6 hours ago
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About Majors

Schools like UPenn and Cornell (actually most schools) have divided schools. However, schools like UChicago don't. Does this mean that UPenn and Cornell students can hardly change their majors across ...

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8 hours ago
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Does messing up junior year grades means I lost all chances of getting in a top school?

I had 93% in freshman, 96% in sophomore and have 97% in senior year. I got 1580 on the SAT. But I got 70% in junior year. Did I lose all chances of getting in a top college? (I am an international stu...

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8 hours ago
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I withdrew from Calc 3 and I got a W after being admitted at UCSD will this affect my admissions?

Calc 3 wasn't a requirement for general biology at UCSD but it was for another university I had to withdraw bc my job hours changed and it overlapped with the class. I updated this and wrote that I dr...

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9 hours ago
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Can you be assured of scholarships before you confirm your admission to a college?

I am planning to apply to 8 universities for a full-ride scholarship. I will not be able to fund my studies without a full-ride scholarship (The most I'll be able to fund is a total of $10000 to $2000...

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12 hours ago
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strengthens your language skills

combine gaming and study!

Game word unscrambler will help you Improve your vocabulary

With so many words in the archives, you might find something really useful here. It not only helps to improve your...

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12 hours ago
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When should you take toefl? In which grade?

I have no clue when to take it

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12 hours ago
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When should you take toefl? In which grade?

I have no clue when to take it

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18 hours ago
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Recommendation letters

I am taking an elite summer program called Summer STEM Institute where I will be working on research projects with college professors and technology company entrepreneurs. Is it better to ask for a r...

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a day ago
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Can I get into a decent college with bad junior year grades?

I was on the track to becoming a straight A student before covid hit... which, I am aware is no surprise as that happened to a lot of people. However, I did horribly my junior year (difficulty adjusti...

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a day ago
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UT of A

what does the "priority application" of University of Texas in Austin mean? Just like Early Decision?

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What schools did you get accepted to?

I was wondering how many of you got accepted into schools that collegevine had at a very low percentage of acceptance. My dream school is brown and my collegevine says 9-19% so I was wondering if I sh...

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How to get into top universities from india?

My name is Snigdha .I am in 11th grade right now .and I will be graduating high school in the year 2023.I have a GPA of 4.0 and the subjects that I took are maths,physics and chemistry .I want to get ...

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How to get into top universities from india?

My name is Snigdha .I am in 11th grade right now .and I will be graduating high school in the year 2023.I have a GPA of 4.0 and the subjects that I took are maths,physics and chemistry .I want to get ...

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Does a high school full scholarship matter when you apply to college?

Hi! I really need help. I was about to transfer from my school right now to Southville International Colleges (in the Philippines; I am Filipino) so that I could get a more international experience an...

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What are the benefits should I be looking for?

When taking scholarships what i should look the most? Like, the allowance or the load of work? Or do i have to rely on my scholarships? I'm just confused, and need advice because I might mess up and w...

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a day ago
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Is it better to volunteer at multiple places as opposed to just a few places?

When volunteering, is it better to volunteer at a variety of places or is it fine to volunteer at even just one? Does it really matter which place you volunteer at as long as you get the hours?

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2 days ago
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How do i double major and want schools of double major in finance or economics - applied math

how do i double major and do ivy league schools offer that

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2 days ago
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Should I take the classes?

Since I read the social science program at my school, I only have 2 math courses and 1 science course. I live in Sweden btw, where we choose programs and not courses. Also, our high school is 3 years ...

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