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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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Juniour: Need Help Choosing Courses for Next Yr

Hi guys, I'm pretty new to the college admissions process and what colleges find apeealing, so I thought I could receive your guys help. I need help choosing courses for next yr and while I know it is …

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13 hours ago
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Does going from an AP class back to honors look bad on applications?

For example, if you go from taking AP English Language sophomore year back down to an honors english class junior year, will that look bad on applications? Or would it be fine as long as the total num …

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Does taking ap science classes junior and sophomore year, but not senior year, look bad for engineering college apps

Hello! I’m a sophomore in high school, and I fought to be the only sophomore ever allowed to take AP science in my school ( AP Environmental Science). However, this class switches with AP Bio each yea …

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Is early college worth it?

I am currently a 9th grader enrolled in a public high school. I am possibly looking to attend Bard Academy at Simon's Rock next year for 10th grade and then join their early college program. If I deci …

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2 days ago
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Taking AP Stats after NC Integrated Math 3

My daughter wants to take AP Stats in 10th grade. She is in NC Integrated Math 3 now as a freshman, earning an A. She's very good at math, also English and writing, which I hear is helpful. Would l …

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2 days ago
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Good Colleges for Dietitians

hi! so im a sophomore and im currently hoping to be a pediatric dietitian. i was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for colleges or programs that would be good for me to look into!

thanks! :)

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3 days ago
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Appeal letter format and strong evidence

Hi,

I am a parent of a student in senior yr who applied for almost 16 colleges and waiting for decisions from a lot of them as part of Regular Decision process. My question is 2 fold:

1. With the recent …

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3 days ago
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Good ECs/programs for a junior looking to study Engineering/Physics in college?

I am currently a junior in the Mid-Atlantic region. I want to study engineering and/or physics in college, but I don't have any ECs or programs. Does anyone have any recommendations for summer or scho …

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3 days ago
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How to prepare for college

I am a junior in high school with no AP credits I have 2 extracurriculars from Sophmore year and I’m currently taking dual enrollment at a college. I feel unprepared for college I have no idea what co …

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4 days ago
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AP Precalc or Honors Algebra 2?

I am faced with a pretty big decision: Take Honors Algebra 2 over the summer and take AP Precalc my Sophomore year, or just take Honors Algebra 2 normally. I was originally trying to do Alg2 over the …

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4 days ago
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Extracurricular Review

Hi! I'm looking for someone to review my extracurriculars or projected ECs), because I am a sophomore. I know they don't reflect my intended major well, however, my school does not have a law club, mo …

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4 days ago
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Which extracurricular activities are most beneficial for someone interested in psychology and Environmental Science?

I'm reaching out because I have a strong interest in pursuing studies in psychology and Environmental Science and Public Policy. As I prepare for the college application process, I understand the impo …

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4 days ago
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How can I integrate computer science into my student senate extracurricular?

Hello, I'm currently a sophomore seeking advice on how to incorporate computer science into an extracurricular activity that I already take part in, which is being a member of student senate at my sch …

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4 days ago
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How can I integrate computer science into my student senate extracurricular?

Hello, I'm currently a sophomore seeking advice on how to incorporate computer science into an extracurricular activity that I already take part in, which is being a member of student senate at my sch …

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4 days ago
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How important is class rank and progressive rigor?

How important is class rank for college admissions? I’ve heard that schools compares your application to other students from your region. Considering that I’m from an underrepresented state, admission …

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4 days ago
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AP STATS

is ap stats worth it??

i’ve heard mixed reviews on how hard or easy it is, but it’s one of the easier math APs

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4 days ago
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C in AP Calc AB last sem

I had stellar 4.0 until Sophomore and due to some personal stress I got a C in AP calc AB in fall 23 and. B in AP Physics, I am trying for spring 24 to get an A for AP cal AB and most likely B in Phys …

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5 days ago
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How to get into a school with little money?

I am a freshman in High school, although I get reached by school's I do not have the money to go. I also do not know how I could go into these school's when I do not have the currency for it. I also d …

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5 days ago
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Why am i failing algebra 2 advanced?

I'm a high school freshman currently taking algebra 2 advanced, but i'm failing every single test i get, and this is affecting my grade very badly. Sure i was not the A+ student when i took geometry a …

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6 days ago
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Advice for freshman struggling to find extracurriculars in high school?

I'm a highschool freshman aspiring to study Neuroscience and Machine Learning. But as of late the dream seems less likely than ever. I am more than halfway through the school year and I still have ye …

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