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US NEW & WORLD REPORT COLLEGE RANKINGS - Liberal Arts Colleges

If you are interested in college rankings, here the top Liberal Arts Colleges according to 2022 ranking list.

College Name 2022

Williams College 1

Amherst College 2

Swarthmore College 3

Pomona College 4

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2022 US NEWS COLLEGE RANKINGS - National Universities

To my cohorts that care about rankings, these came out today. I added the Admit rates from last cycle that I know of.

1. Princeton 3.98%

2. Columbia, Harvard, MIT (TIE) 3.66%, 3.43%, 4.01%

5. Yale 4.62%

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If you don't get into your dream college, consider re-applying as a transfer.

Remember that whether you get accepted is not a reflection of your worth or your talents and abilities but an accounting issue since colleges are a business. Sometimes they only have room for 1 chess โ€ฆ

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The Ultimate Guide to Majors!

Hi.

This is your ultimate guide to choosing a major.

Step 1: Pick which of these detailed groups you find that matches you/interests you the most.

Social Sciences: Law, Econ, Psych, Anthro, etc.

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Good Luck!!

Hey guys, school is starting up again (today is my third day of being a sophomore) but I wanted to let everyone know how much luck I wish you- literally I hope that we get our dream internships, expec โ€ฆ

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Improve your course rigor when AP and IB or Dual Enrollement classes are not available!

Some of you have posted questions about this and myself and others have answered them but I'm posting this today to reach a wider audience. One of the alternatives to taking APs, IBs, or Dual Enrollme โ€ฆ

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Anxiety

I am a senior and I am finding it hard to come to terms with the fact that it is my last year of school. How are you all dealing with it? Do any of you feel any anxiety as well?

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TOP 10 Admissions Trends for 2022 (Class of 2026) and future admit cycles

These are some thoughts for rising seniors and juniors to think about in the next 2 cycles. Since it's a discussion, feel free to add your comments or add your suggestions/concerns to the list.

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As a Brazilian, how should I answer the race question on the Common App?

I'm an International Student from Brazil, where I'm considered white because of my skin color. The thing is: my family is mostly Mixed (Parda) and Afro Brazilian, so I have some physical traits of tha โ€ฆ

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Application Organizer Template

Hello! In honor of the Common App recently opening, I knew I had to organize all the information needed for my applications or else I would be a mess. I made an outline on Notion with spots to put all โ€ฆ

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This is a public service announcement for applicants worried about COVID-19 next cycle

As many of you around the world are aware, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic. We are extremely fortunate in the US that we have 3 choices of vaccinations to pick from and there is no lack โ€ฆ

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What's on your common app school list?

Share any/all! Don't be ashamed of the list.

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Good luck to class of '22

Hi everyone! I'm a rising senior and a part of class of 2022. It's kind of bizarre to think that we will be heading to college in one year. No, I seriously can't even wrap my head around the fact that โ€ฆ

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LATEST ADMIT DATE FOR UC SCHOOLS 2021 VS 2020

As many of you already are aware, UC Schools received more applications last cycle. What is most surprising is that the uptick in Out of State/Int'l Applications was 44%, adding 28,000 more admission โ€ฆ

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What's New at CollegeVine

Hey everyone, can you believe July is almost over already?! Whether you're taking time to build out your application profile or just relaxing and enjoying your time off, I hope everyone's summer has b โ€ฆ

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I really want to transfer to University of Miami from FAU. When is the nest time to transfer fall 2022 or spring 2022

I want to increase my chances as much as possible. Also I want to write a strong essay and the topic is basically about what challenge did you overcome that made you who you are now and disciplined. P โ€ฆ

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New Changes to the ACT

ACT.org recently announced 2 changes.

1.) From now on, it will compile a "SuperScore" report option and send that your college list. (you still get 4 free with your test but have to pay for each addit โ€ฆ

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describe major + dream school in emojis!

Another guessing game.

Here are some examples:

Major: ๐ŸŽจ Dream School:๐ŸŒฝ (art major, dream school is CORNell)

Major: ๐Ÿ’ฐ Dream school:๐ŸคŽ (finance/econ major, dream school Brown)

this probably isn't an original โ€ฆ

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Describe your extracurriculars in emojis!

Super random but I thought it would be cool.

You don't have to list all, maybe just a couple.

My own example: โšฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“ฐ (soccer, education nonprofit, school newspaper)

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What Does the Average BS/MD Applicant Look Like? - Part 4

In todayโ€™s BS/MD admissions advice post I would like to discuss the profile of the average admissions applicant applying to the selective to highly selective programs. These would include schools with โ€ฆ

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