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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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13 hours ago
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Any high school programme recomendation for international students?

I'm currently in 11th grade (idk the equivalent to the US education level). I'm an international student and looking for high school programmes that could strengthen my qualification for application.

I …

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14 hours ago
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Pomona college early decision?

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Should I apply ED to Pomona if my GPA is below their average accepted?

I plan on applying test optional. I have a lot of leadership ECs and come from a really small state. However, my GPA is suppos …

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22 hours ago
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Does a transcript that is over 20 years old come back to haunt you?

Hello everyone. I am a 43 year old College freshman. My first College experience was a disaster because quite frankly my mother tried to sabotage me by telling me that I had to take the major that she …

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3 days ago
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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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3 days 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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3 days ago
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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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3 days 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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3 days 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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4 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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6 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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6 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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7 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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7 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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7 days ago
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Understanding and Utilizing Psychology Writing Services

Understanding and Utilizing Psychology Writing Services

Introduction

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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7 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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8 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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