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ACT advice

I will be taking the ACT on 21 October, and My scores are in the range of the low 20s.

I have one month to prepare and I am a senior.

Do you have any plans or advice for me? knowing that I aiming to get …

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6 hours ago
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CommonApp+Topic A essay

Hello,

I am a senior applying to UT Austin and Texas A&M, along with some other colleges not in Texas via the CommonApp. UT and A&M require the Topic A essay but the CommonApp essay is optional. Should …

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10 hours ago
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Will the NSLC help my chances?

So I attended a 9 day summer program called the National Student Leadership Conference at American University. I am now applying to American University and I was wondering if that experience would hel …

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22 hours ago
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GED and Coursework

Hi, so I am a new resident of the US (newly arrived) and I am planning to apply to Ivy Leagues and a bunch of other colleges that are competitive and are highly ranked, I could not finish high school …

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a day ago
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December SAT

Hi, so i am applying to colleges this year and I am applying all regular decision so most of my college deadlines are early January. I plan on submitting my apps by mid November early December but I r …

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2 days ago
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Self Studying APs

Hi everyone,

I am a freshman who is very anxious about my highschool “career” so I’ve set up a whole 4 year plan for myself LOL. So, here's the dilemma. I know self-studying APs that are already offer …

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2 days ago
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I'm top 28% of my class, on the common app should I click the top 20% or top 30% option?

I'm top 28% of my class, on the common app should I click the top 20% or top 30% option?

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2 days ago
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What is a high school course? Is it a subject(like Math)? Or is it part of a subject(like calculus)?

Hello everyone,

I am an Iraqi student wanting to study abroad. I'm currently working on my Common App. And I encountered a question that asks about the number of courses I took in my most recent school …

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2 days ago
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Activities section of the common app

I have been trying to complete the activities section of the commonapp, but my peers, the internet, and my guidance counselor have been telling me different approaches. For the sections

"Position/Lead …

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2 days ago
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Will a Virtual internship increase my chances?

I am an international student who wants to apply for the 2023/2024 session. I graduated from high school this year. Using my WAEC result(it's like the final exam for high school in my country), I have …

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2 days ago
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Am I a competitive applicant?

I am a senior in high school and have a 4.43 weighted GPA. I have taken 3 AP's passed all the AP exams and taken 5 college courses at my local community college. I avidly tutor and mentor younger high …

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2 days ago
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Does Purdue look at WGPA or UWGPA

And would a 3.78 UWGPA (3.85 WGPA) good enough to get into Purdue?

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2 days ago
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Suggestion for Universities.

I have a G.P.A of 3.9, Sat score of 1350, about average activities, no APs, and no PSAT. Which are the best collages (Computer Science) I can get into. Please, consider giving a reply if you have any …

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3 days ago
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What majors would I take if I want to be a peditrician or obstetrician?

I was looking at jobs within the medical field so when I graduate highschool, I know what I want to be. The only problem is that I don't know what majors I need for these jobs. Another question is the …

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3 days ago
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Undergrad application

I have a 3.5 UW and a 1500 SAT. Could I get into my safeties (UPitt, Drexel, Purdue, and Rutgers)? Also, I'm applying as a CompE major

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3 days ago
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Common app - both parents went to school outside the US?

Hi, I'm trying to apply to some schools through the common app, and I realized I can't put the universities that my parents went to in the education section. The only options are schools in America, b …

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3 days ago
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Apply test optional to pitt?

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I have a Weighted GPA of 3.78 and a 1280 sat score, should I apply to pitt test optional? Their averages for the sat are above mine so I don't want to hurt my chances..

Thank you!

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3 days ago
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What clubs should I join for Ivy League acceptance?

I plan to shoot for the moon with an Ivy League school, and even if I don’t end up going to one, I should be well-prepared for any other college. So, assuming I am preparing for Ivy League, what kinds …

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