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@datguy47
🎉 First post
about 3 hours ago
Question

How do colleges look at grades?

I will have taken 16 AP classes by the time I graduate. The thing is, I took a few on-level courses over the summer to help with some prerequisites. This brings my weighted gpa down to a 4.3 -4.4 even...

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@rgzz
about 8 hours ago
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SAT with Essay cancellation

hi, I'll be taking SAT test in May! but I registered for the essay test also. now I want to cancel it but the college board said now the seats of the "without essay" test are full. can I cancel the es...

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@ajdekon
about 6 hours ago
Discussion
Poll

Purdue or University of Michigan?

Please only vote if you read the whole post! I'm planning on studying mechanical engineering in college and have narrowed down my school decision to the University of Michigan or Purdue University. Th...

 
 
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@TheEpic
about 8 hours ago
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Whats common app?

I've seen so many people use/talk about common app and I have no idea what it does. Can someone please explain what it is and why it's important? (Also I will be a Freshman in high school next school ...

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@tanvia
🎉 First post
about 4 hours ago
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I am trying to decide between schools for Bachelors's in Business

I am trying to decide between the following schools for a Bachelor's degree in Business/Management/Commerce: UC Irvine and Toronto's Rotman School. Any advice? How do they compare?

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@Ayush
🎉 First post
about 4 hours ago
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What is the best way to stand out in the admission process in Harvard>

Extracurriculars? Essays? Academics? Test scores?

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@TheEpic
about 8 hours ago
Discussion
Poll

Which community service?

What types of community service do people do? I want to do some volunteering also but have no idea what to do.

 
 
 
 
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@Ivybeam
about 21 hours ago
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(Upvoting All Answers)Is it ok if I self study for a course?

I want to major in Political Science, and my school offered only AP government to sophomores this year. I wanted to take AP government, but my guidance counselor said it wasn’t necessary since I alrea...

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@pablo.ramos
about 23 hours ago
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When should I ask for recommendation letters?

I'm currently in my senior year, should I ask my prospective recommenders after graduating from high school the recommendation letters or in my senior year of high school? I fear to ask them early bec...

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@lv123
1 day ago
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should i mention my bronze award in my common app ?

I got my bronze award in girl scouts, but I never got the silver or gold awards. is it still worth mentioning in my common app?

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@taac
🎉 First post
about 24 hours ago
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What should I major in?

Okay, I've been having trouble deciding what I want to study. Here's some context:

The subjects I've enjoyed the most are biology, marketing, Spanish, and English. I have a pretty strong interest in ...

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@lv123
1 day ago
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IB or AP ?

do colleges prefer one over the other? is doing the IB program worth it?

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@mahi12003
1 day ago
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Will my admissions position be revoked?

I listed that I would take AP Calculus AB over an online program when applying. It was not listed on my school mid-year transcript which I had to submit for decisions. I will have to submit the scores...

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@pablo.ramos
about 23 hours ago
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After graduating from high school should I prepare and take the SAT or ACT?

I'm an overseas student, currently studying High School my senior year in Mexico, planning to take a gap year after finishing high school to search seriously for scholarships, prepare to take the stan...

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@TheEpic
1 day ago
Question

Types of volunteering?

I want to do some volunteering in my town but have no idea what types to do. I know that the library near me allows for volunteers to work there and that's about it. I also know that a lot of things d...

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@Tasha
🎉 First post
1 day ago
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I am thinking of transferring to home-school in ninth grade.

Would this reduce my chances of getting into a college of my choice? If not, how do I attain a high school diploma, or a GPA?

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@liton
1 day ago
Discussion
Poll

which subject can be helpful to become an engeneer in usa

physics and math which subject is more powerful to become the best nuclear engeneer in the world

to be the student of usa i have to know which subject can help me to reach my goal to be the student o...

 
math
51%
 
physics
41%
 
chemisty
6%
 
others(*tell in the coment box*)
0%
Poll closed29 votes
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@liton
1 day ago
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can i requird for my favourite university after my 10th grade

im now a student of new 10. when my psat exam will held and when i it would be the best time for psat in my life. does my psat can be held in 2021 or next year

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@sp15
1 day ago
Discussion
Poll

college degree

I don't know exactly what major to major in in college so maybe you could help me decide I can't decide I want to either do I love music and want to do something with it but I can not decide between m...

 
 
 
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@amallios
1 day ago
Discussion
Poll

When Did You Start Studying For The SAT And/Or ACT?

This would be helpful to me as I am deciding when would be a good time to start the studying process. :)

 
😮Before Freshman Year
4%
 
🤩Freshman Year
6%
 
🤗Sophomore Year
62%
 
😎Junior Year (Or Senior Year)
26%
Poll closed45 votes
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