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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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BS/MD Programs

Hello!

I am a rising senior and am dual enrolled at my high school and a four year university in KY. I am really interested in applying to BS/MD Programs. Currently, I have a 31 composite ACT score (ho …

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2 hours ago
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Advice for Sophomore Year Schedule

Hey there! I'm a rising sophomore and would like some advice on next year's courses. I am currently taking Honors Algebra 2 and Honors Chemistry in the summer to get ahead in my sophomore year, and it …

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Can I get into Columbia University GS with these stats? Also can I get a full ride ?

Here are my extracurriculars: I have plenty of extracurricular activities like being the vice president of my college’s debating club, president of my school’s debating club, have leadership skills c …

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21 hours ago
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Leadership Opportunity

The school I attend is a virtual school. In previous posts, I have called myself homeschooled since idk if this qualifies or not, but I will elaborate a little bit. It is a part of a public school sys …

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a day ago
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currently experiencing homelessness, gpa has dropped

Hi, I’m a rising junior. My family has been homeless during my second semester of sophomore year. I had to travel for over an hour just to make it to school and would often miss my first and second pe …

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2 days ago
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Do APS boost your chances for getting into a good college?

I'm a junior in high school, and I haven't taken any honors or AP classes because my mom said I didn't need to. Now that everyone is getting ready to apply to college, I'm hearing a lot about how impo …

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2 days ago
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can i get into an ivy with these stats?

hi there! i am wondering about my courses for the next few years and if those will help me get into an ivy adjacent or maybe even, if I'm lucky, an ivy.

as a freshmen, i didn't get much choice and was …

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2 days ago
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Retaking a class

Hii, so unfortunately I ended up failing a semester of algebra 2 advanced. I had mentioned this to my counselor for advice and i'm still kind of lost. In my schedule for next year, I put AP PRE CALC, …

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2 days ago
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Is my UCLA offer going to be rescinded?

Hey guys, so basically, I'm an international student who got admitted to UCLA and committed to it. However, I feel like I completely flunked my ib exams. I had an 'admissions contract' which stated th …

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3 days ago
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languages..

Hey y'all, I'm a current freshman and I recently found out that a lot of good colleges (im specifically thinking about notre dame) want you to take 3-4 years of a language. I am currently taking Spani …

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3 days ago
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How would one become more competitive for Service Academy admission.

Just the title, right now I am going into 9th by fall and just asking the question very early, I am getting Eagle by January, am currently doing Cross Country and Wrestling, and my school district is …

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4 days ago
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Should I take AP Gov and Econ or AP Seminar my junior year?

Hi there,

I'm planning on majoring in business or computer science in college.

I'm not sure which classes I should take as my schedule is very full and I really want to do the AP Capstone program. Also, …

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4 days ago
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Early decision

Hi , I wanted to ask since common application opens in August, how long does it take if I apply for ed . I have been told by someone that one need to apply 1 year prior as an international student .

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4 days ago
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Will I get rescinded from Purdue ?

Hello, I was admitted to Purdue IBE program. My predicted grades for senior year were 97%, but I got 78%. Will I get rescinded ??

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Understanding and Utilizing Psychology Writing Services

Understanding and Utilizing Psychology Writing Services

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The study of psychology is an in-depth exploration of the human mind and behavior, encompassing a broad array of topics from cognitiv …

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5 days ago
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How do Ivies/Top 100 Universities Recalculate GPA?

I want to know if my GPA will be higher or lower when applying to universities, mainly to see if it is something that will work in my favor.

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5 days ago
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Is It Too Late For Spring 2025 Financial Aid?

I've graduated earlier this month, but decided to take a gap year to round out my application and explore more of my interests, so I'm applying for enrollment in spring 2025. Many school FAFSA deadlin …

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5 days ago
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AP Weighting

Hi, I have a quip with my school's weighting system. So I take about a couple APs each year, as my school doesn't offer a lot being in the middle of nowhere, and my school can convert your GPA to a 10 …

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6 days ago
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My curriculum does not have such thing as coursework

I am from Indonesia. Our national curriculum does not have coursework or such thing, so I never take any. So it makes any college chancing I try to be very much below average (I'm aiming for uPenn). M …

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6 days ago
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Course Rigor

I am going to be graduating a year early and I was a little worried about my course rigor. I was lazy picking my classes in my 2nd year of high school and only took 1 Dual Credit class. All together w …

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