does collegevine send our information to schools?
i just got a letter in the mail from a school & i know it's not from college board.
does collegevine send our information to schools? if so, i cannot find an opt-out anywhere. i don't remember ever giving collegevine my address.
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Most likely it is just the university trying to reach out to potential students. I get these letters/advertisements all the time in the mail and I know for sure I have not given any organization (College vine etc) my address.
It might also be from past experiences (college fairs, counseling events, etc) when they thought you would be interested int heir school so they are reaching out to you now to see if you still are.
In general, it is very common to receive letters in the mail from universities telling you about their university.
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CV does not sell info in anyway. I’ve been using CV since around early April. They do not sell information and I have never received emails from schools I have added to my list much less non list schools. Also there is no way to put your physical address on CV so paper mail is impossible. I would think you’d likely gotten it from the CommonApp as I have recieved stuff after I connected with a school there.
TL DR likely from another source as CV doesn’t sell data and there is no way to add your address.
As for your letter, my guess would be you allowed another program, maybe ACT, AP, or SAT, to share your address with colleges.
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- Johan, CollegeVine co-founder
I don't think this is true. And it was confirmed. The same information was like that everything you ask on the forums is also sent to schools. I was surprised then, as I often looked for homework solutions. For example, I wrote about help in an essay on child abuse, then I found https://eduzaurus.com/free-essay-samples/child-abuse/ for this. That's why I was scared because then the teachers would know that I don't do my homework myself. But all this was also refuted, I calmed down..
I don't think it's good
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