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My admission chance at Harvard

Hello,

My admission chance at Harvard is 4%–13%. Can I try to enroll or this is too low to have a real chance?

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2 hours ago
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Is it easier to get into schools in-state or out of state?

I have heard that it is easier to get in in-state because colleges think you're more likely to go the closer you are, but I've also heard that you're more likely to get in out-of-state because college...

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4 hours ago
Discussion

lol collegeboard release sat/psat scores already

What do you guys hope to get? List ideal score, score you'd need for your dream college, realistic predicted score, and anything else.

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3 hours ago
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Calculate my chances as a veteran

The chance me calculator seems to only apply to high school students. I graduated high school over 10 years ago and joined the military in 2011. I will be separating soon and applying to schools as a ...

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Is independent research a valid/good extracurricular?

I am passionate about biochemistry and global healthcare, and have been working on independent research/research papers (some with the guidance/mentorship of a professor) regarding a few topics. I am ...

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How to do a resume for reccomender?

I asked my teachers for rec-letters but I don't really have the information to send them, I investigated sharing my resume with them it's a great move, however, I try to find guides for High Schoolers...

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Ap Testing

I have not prepared very much for my AP test. Is it better to take it and very likely get a bad score, or just not take it at all?

Thanks

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7 hours ago
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productivity during summer

Summer is coming soon and I want to be productive during the break. I am also going to be a Freshman in high school this fall so I am pretty early in terms of thinking about college but I really want ...

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3 hours ago
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I've been trying to build my EC profile, but my school doesn't offer enough that stand out. Does anyone have tips?

I already participate in a few EC's at my school like NHS, beta club, Spanish club and cheer, but I just feel like that's not enough to really set myself apart, and the extracurriculars at my school a...

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CollegeVine Chancing Engine change

My chancing for Harvard says 29-43% on the chancing simulator but on the dashboard it says <25% with the same stats on both. Why is it different and why did Collegevine change it to not give exact per...

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9 hours ago
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Help me w/ major choice? Also, CollegeVine tool idea!

I'm super indecisive. Majors I have considered in the past:

-Neuroscience

-Psych+Art (plastic surgery)

-ENglish

-Business

-Dentistry

I just have so many options.

My interests-society, medicine...

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6 hours ago
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Help on improving my ECs in quarantine!

Hello! I'm a Brazilian student and I really wanted to go to Yale, Columbia (probably the dual BA with Sciences Po) or UChicago. In entered high school last year, and it's been more than a year since I...

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3 hours ago
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How do I start to go above and beyond with my extracurriculars?

I'm through freshman year! I've laid down my foundations and now I want to excel. The problem is that I just don't quite know how to get to the next level. I don't really know where to start or exactl...

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7 hours ago
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Where can I calculate my chances?

Hello! College Vine was updated and now I can't calculate my chances. When I click on the button saying "calculate my chances" it goes to my profile and it doesn't say my chances of being accepted to ...

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a day ago
Poll

What are your summer plans?

It’s getting warmer and summer is quickly approaching! That got me thinking and I'm curious to know what everyone's college application goals are for this summer. If your answer doesn't fit one of the...

 
 
 
 
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🎉 First post
a day ago
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AP Test

If I ended the school year with an A on my AP Biology class but don't get a good grade on the final test and ultimately don't send the score when I apply to colleges, will it look bad and will it affe...

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a day ago
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Does the NYU have a medicine school ?

How is the medicine program ?

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a day ago
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Weighted GPA vs Unweighted GPA

Will schools see my unweighted gpa or my weighted gpa because my unweighted gpa is a 3.4 which is low for my standards but my weighted gpa is a 3.9 which is good. What will colleges see and will I hav...

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a day ago
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Political Science high school coursework

Hey all!

I'm looking at majoring in Political Science... and I want some good background information before I get into college/university. Do any of you know what courses to take that would be amazin...

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a day ago
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do I have to get my SAT/IELTS/AP scores then apply for the common app?.. or vice versa ??

hi there!

I'm an international student and I'm preparing to take the SAT and IELTS exams and maybe AP, but I don't know yet if I have to get my scores then apply for the common app or apply then get m...

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