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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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9 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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10 minutes ago
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How can I raise my 3.2 UW GPA to a 3.9 UW GPA in the span of 3 years?

I am currently a freshman with a 3.2 UW GPA and a 3.9 W GPA and I really want to get it up by Junior year? Is it possible? And if it is, how can I achieve it?

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8 hours ago
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Thoughts on Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition?

I am considering creating a submission for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, but I was wondering if this competition was prestigious or well-known enough to be worth the effort.

Also, ple …

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10 hours ago
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Help

I am currently a sophomore in high school and would love to play women's lacrosse is college. I got moved up to jv as an 8th grader and am currently play my 3rd year as a starter as well as a 2 year c …

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23 hours ago
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Biomathematics/bioinformatics major

I’m currently a sophomore who is looking into different college majors to see what I might end up studying after high school (as well as to help me find a spike), and was wondering if anyone could tel …

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a day ago
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How to start a non profit ?

I have tried to look on TikTok ,google and etc. how to start and ideas but really confusing I live in a small town and my school don’t have that many extracurricular or clubs to lol for volunteers or …

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2 days ago
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Summer Science Program (SSP)

My daughter got accepted into Summer Science Program in Genomics for summer 2024. But we are not sure if this is worth the money and time commitment. If anyone has insight into this program and how pr …

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2 days ago
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2 days ago
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Is it possible to apply even before early decision?

According to common application and college websites , we can apply for early decision around November . I feel like it's too late ( practically the whole year would get wasted ) , is there a way I co …

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3 days ago
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3 days ago
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Will it be a disadvantage if I have a really low GPA because it was converted from other countries?

I studied a year in Hong Kong during Freshman year, the grading system there is very different and a 70% is considered decent and the passing grade is 50%. I have an around 60% average so my high scho …

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3 days ago
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Degree Program

My current school has a program where they offer enough Dual Enrollment classes to a point where I could earn an Associates degree by the time i graduate as a senior. I'm kind of worried about course …

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3 days ago
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Do you think boosting my extracurriculars are good enough for most colleges right now?

I'm currently a high school junior and have taken dual enrollment courses in my freshman and sophomore years, and am currently taking AP classes as well. I have a weighted gpa of over 4.0.

My extracur …

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4 days ago
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Coding EC's?

I want to go into coding in the future, so I'm starting to relearn coding, but I'm afraid that I'm really behind. How do I show that I'm interested in coding? Are there any EC's you did for coding tha …

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4 days ago
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What should I do?

I’m a wrestler and I’ve received multiple athletic scholarships from NAIA, D3, and D2 colleges. The only chance I have of going D1 is at Michigan State University as a walk on. I would really like to …

 
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4 days ago
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How will a newsletter impact my Harvard Application?

Hi, I am a sophomore, and this summer, I am looking to start a newsletter highlighting my state's literacy levels and the efforts taken to combat low reading and writing skills. I want to go to Harvar …

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4 days ago
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Does taking dual enrollment instead of AP classes matter?

I am a sophomore in a dual enrollment program with my school, which means I will receive an associates degree and a high school diploma in two years. It may help with my question, but my high school a …

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5 days ago
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Which should I attend?

I have received these decisions till now: Hong Kong University, UC San Diego, Rotman Commerce, UCL, and Purdue. I have been waitlisted at UC Berkeley.

I want to work in investment banking and I also w …

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5 days ago
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College connections

I started Collegevine yesterday (April 16th, GMT +7), and was wondering about the 'connection system' on the website. I filled out every information including ECs, GPA, SATs, and other scores. I was w …

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5 days ago
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with the fafsa delay, can we expect a better aid offer if we continue to wait?

should we let colleges know our daughter's rank has improved from 11 to number 5?

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5 days ago
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How should I plan for college

I am a 9th grader and have determined a bachelor's degree is my goal. My main question is how should I prepare for college in terms of applying, GPA, financial support, and preparation for college. T …

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