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@Ivybeam
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27 minutes ago
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Self-Studying APUSH?

My school only offered APUSH to freshmen. Since I can no longer take that course, would colleges understand if I self study?

Also can you list out all posssible AP courses that would give me credit f...

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@serinaw12
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about 10 hours ago
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If I am self-learning APs in my senior year, is there a place to put that in the applicatoin?

I'm a junior aiming for over 10 APs, with senior year I have 9. I know quality > quantity, but was just wondering if there was an option to put that.

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@akutugawa
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about 19 hours ago
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What can I do this summer and senior year to impress colleges more?

My extracurriculars are not that strong, and getting involved during COVID-19 is pretty difficult. I plan on working this summer, volunteering, and pursuing some hobbies. I'm not sure where to start, ...

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@rayne.rose
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about 18 hours ago
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Can I develop a spike in my Junior year?

I'm first-gen and low-income, so my mom pushed me to try to get into a "traditional" career so I could have a middle-class life. So she pushed me towards STEM, and wanted me to be a doctor. Pleasant ...

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@Krishanu8219
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about 14 hours ago
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Is Drexel University any good for a Computer Science Major as an Undergrad freshman?

Many of my friends say that Drexel is not a very good university to attend to because it is not well reputed university and is also not known to many. I have been selected for computer science major a...

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@akutugawa
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about 11 hours ago
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How would I show coursera & duolingo achievements on college applications?

Well, I guess my first question should be CAN I even show those achievements on college applications. I was just thinking since I spent a lot of time on them, they might be considered an extracurricul...

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@dlzz
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about 12 hours ago
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What Tier would this be?

I am planning on taking the DELF B2 exam this summer, which is relatively close to fluency and what most French universities accept to go study there. I am doing this by myself, and one of my spikes i...

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@rayne.rose
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about 17 hours ago
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Programs like the Scripps College Academy?

I want to apply, but I need a virtual experience for Juniors.

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@amallios
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about 21 hours ago
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Will Colleges Calculate Weighted GPAs On An A+ Scale?

My school does not give out grades as an A+, meaning an A (90-100%) is the highest grade you can get. I currently have about a 98% in each class, but some of them I believe could technically be A+ if ...

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@Benedikt.St
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1 day ago
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GPA isn't everything but do colleges actually care for explanations?

I am planning to apply to California universities where freshman year isn't counted, that however puts more weight onto sophomore and junior year, the first half of sophomore year I had a GPA of aroun...

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@taylorrobertsx
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about 19 hours ago
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Does anyone have any tips or know a fast way to being my 2.64 gpa to a 2.7/2.8?

I'm currently a junior (and absolutely stressing about everything at the moment) I need to get my GPA up as fast as possible, it's the only thing that's bringing my chances down at getting into the Un...

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@McKellarr
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1 day ago
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where are we going to school '25? ๐ŸŽ‰

freshman in hs here but where did we all commit? So proud of the seniors who survived this insane cycle. By 2024 when I graduate hs, I'll bet the acceptance rates will be like .1% ๐Ÿ˜‚

btw no shame here...

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27%
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13%
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Ivy ๐Ÿ‘€โœจ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰
27%
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@Taha
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1 day ago
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How important is weighted GPA?

I understand that some high schools don't even calculate weighted GPA so how does WGPA play into admissions? Will colleges look at WGPA since not all high schools use them?

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@Rosasanchez
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1 day ago
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Hey guys, what are some of the best Universities to major in Genetics?

I'm an international student, a high school junior, so, I don't have much of an idea about the ground realities of the universities except whatever info I get off the internet ):

I have a GPA(unweight...

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@Beenie
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1 day ago
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Which is the better college for film production?

I know Iโ€™ve posted about this before, but Iโ€™m currently deciding between UCLA, Loyola Marymount, and Chapman University for the film production programs. Which college would you recommend and why? I k...

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@serinaw12
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1 day ago
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How do you form close connections with your teachers with hybrid learning?

Potential teachers for college recs.

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@Asin35
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1 day ago
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can i raise a 2.73 gpa junior year rn to a 3.0 by the end of highschool? next year i am taking all aps dual and honors

I have a 2.73 college entrance gpa rn in my junior year and i am willing to work as hard as needed to get a 3.0. but is it mathametically possible with all APs and honors

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@peacefulsloth3
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1 day ago
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Do I have to take AP Physics to go into Medicine?

Hi! I have been reading about science classes to take in order to signal my interest in medicine, and many websites say to take AP Chem, Bio, and Physics. Being someone who is, admittedly, weaker in m...

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@tiac
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1 day ago
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major question

hello!

I was wondering what I should major in, and I do want it to be something I love. Communications is my top choice, however, some people have told me that it's not a strong major in order to get...

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@Beenie
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2 days ago
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Which college?

I am having trouble deciding which colleges to apply to. I want to study film production, and Iโ€™m considering Loyola Marymount or Chapman. Which one would you recommend? They both seem really similar,...

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