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Hello, everyone, some questions about communications with the admission office

Hello, everyone. I recently was contacted by an admission officer privately from a top 50 university. They asked me to provide some more information regarding my academics and some other aspects of …

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14 hours ago
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Do colleges look at weighted GPA and how do they compare it to others with different systems?

I've been looking at the stats of others and have seen people mention weighted GPA a lot but do college actually look at that? Especially with how different it is at different schools. For example I h …

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a day ago
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should I write a letter of continued interest?

Hi!

Last week, I was defferred from Northeastern early action. I clicked the continue interest button on their form but I was wondering if it would be helpful to write a letter of continued interest wi …

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a day ago
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New school issues

Hi, I just moved to a new high school on 01/17 and I've had some trouble with the counseling team when it comes to my grade level. At my last school I was classified as a sophomore with 16.5 credits ( …

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2 days ago
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I'm a California resident and I sent my son to school in Ghana, Africa. He is an American citizen.

Will he qualify as a California resident regarding admission, scholarship and grants at UCLA and the other UC campuses? Please let me hear from you.

Thanks

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3 days ago
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No Extracurriculars Freshman Year

I’m currently halfway through my freshman year in high school. I’ve been thinking about wanting to aim for an Ivy League, with plans set for my stats, however I’m mainly worried about my extracurricul …

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3 days ago
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Recalculated GPA

So currently I have a 4.41 weighted gpa and 3.8 Unweighted GPAA but our honors classes at our school are on a 4.5 scale and AP 5.0 so I was wondering what colleges do to recalculate GPA

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3 days ago
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Senior year advice?

I’m a junior right now looking into selective colleges (Uchicago is my top choice) and I’m having trouble deciding between AP Physics C and AP Psychology for Senior year. Here are the other classes I’ …

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3 days ago
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How to fill out a mid year report on common app?

I'm a fairly new College counselor and I'm learning how to fill out a mid year report on common app. When it asks to list the starting and ending dates, which dates do I put? The dates from which the …

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3 days ago
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Why was me selected this ?

I'm sri lankan girl. I want to know why was me selected this because I can't believe.

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4 days ago
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Letter of Recommendation

I go to a public school with 980 students in my grade. A new school counselor was hired this year to advise approximately 500 students. I only met her for the first time during my first of 2 20-minu …

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4 days ago
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I've been deferred from USC and I need some advice...

USC deferred basically every single person who applied for early action this year. I wanted to ask if I still had any chance of being admitted or if should I look at attending another school I've alre …

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4 days ago
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Any Bowdoin EDII Applicants??

Hey y'all, I felt the urge to reach out to other Bowdoin EDII applicants after the decisions date got moved up to this Friday. How are you guys feeling??

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4 days ago
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If you do not go to a school in the United States can you take honor classes?

Since I currently live in a country which is not the United States is it possible to take honour classes? And if not would that affect the desition taking from the university?

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4 days ago
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Waitlisted from UNC-Chapel Hill OOS. Should I send a LOCI?

I was waitlisted from UNC-Chapel Hill OOS last Friday. Would a thoughtful letter of continued interest help increase my chances of getting off the waitlist? If so, under which category should I upload …

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4 days ago
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can i get into umich with a 3.7 uw gpa?

I'm currently a junior and my estimated gpa at the end of this year is exactly a 3.7 unweighted. I obviously don't know my weighted gpa because I don't know what I'll score on my AP tests, but I'm gue …

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5 days ago
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Can my chances of getting accepted into a 4 year school increase if my senior year grades improve

Hello, so I am currently a senior in high school with a 2.5 (2.6 weighted) Cumulative GPA.

From trimester one to trimester two I managed to raise my cumulative gpa from 2.4 to 2.6

I was wondering if …

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5 days ago
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how can i maximize my chances to get into GW

im currently a sophomore.

my school is built weird and basically i have a total of 16 classes (from 9th and 10th combined) that are equivalent to honors courses. so technically, I have 16 honors cours …

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5 days ago
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How can I improve my chances into getting in my dream schools?

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I am currently a sophomore in HS. I take all honors and AP classes and my weighted GPA is above 4.0. I want to go into nursing, more specifically anesthetics. I also do Track and XC in the Fall/Sp …

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5 days ago
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Sophomore in need of help

I am a current sophomore and here are my “stats”

📈GPA: 3.8 (from freshman year) unweighted

🏃‍♀️SPORTS: Varsity cross country and track and field in the winger and spring

♻️Volunteering: I have 2 hours a …

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