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SAT Cancelled

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My SAT got canceled twice because of the pandemic so I've been unable to take it. Will this harm my college app in any way? Is there a way I can tell my admission officers that it got canceled tw...

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How can I choose the best essay prompt?

I have a major passion for cooking which is not demonstrated basically anywhere in my application. I'm a well-rounded student (national awards, major commitment to tutoring, babysitting, guitar playin...

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Is the Collegevine Essay Review reliable and safe?

I am working on my college essay right now for the next admissions cycle, and I was thinking about trying the Collegevine essay review feature. How does collegevine prevent other people or reviewers f...

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What classes in high school should i take to become a Pharmacist?

I graduate in 2025 and I am about to be going to 9th grade so i need to know as soon as possible

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Could you guide me in improving my extracurricular activities? I want to go into physics and business management my trac

I am from India and in 12th grade . I have a deep curiosity on physics and same for management skills.

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Getting into a specific med school

I know this is mainly for undergrad but maybe someone has an idea about this since I'd imagine it's similar.

I've been looking into a specific medical school (UC Irvine) that I'd love to get into main...

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How do you decide on what colleges you should apply for/ go to?

For example, say you had two dream schools and you managed to get into both of them, how do you choose which one to stay at?

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newspaper club cabinet struggles

So I actually am in cabinet for my school's Newspaper Club (Director of Publicity) and probably would become President by Senior year. However, it is kind of a 'dead club' because there isn't much act...

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Is San Francisco collage is for 2026 school year

I’m 13 years old I need to go to San Francisco collage

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LOR

I wanted to know if language barrier or improper English from teacher in their LOR affect my application. As i am an international student who's country doesn't use English as primitive language

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Junior year GPA

I am wrapping up my junior year with around a 3.8 or a bit higher GPA- the one thing keeping it from 4.0 is chemistry. I have a B- right now but im not sure i can get it up to an a- by the end of the ...

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International Scholarships for Juniors

Basically the title. I come from a low-income family and I want to apply to scholarships as early as possible to be able to fund my education by Fall of 2022 (when I'll be a freshman). I've been resea...

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How to get a research opportunity?

I'm (HS Junior) planning to search a research opportunity this summer as it would both teach me more about the major I'm interested in (Cognitive Science, Psychology) and look good on my application. ...

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This is urgent, I am so tired of searching. Can someone find me a job that I can do remotely at my age?

I am a 15 year old student (turning 16 soon) and interested in political science. I searched EVERYWHERE to find some sort of job related to that feild for someone my age. All I found was these 8 week ...

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Take both ACT and SAT

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Is it ok to take ACT exam even if I've already got near perfect SAT score? Will it throw a negative image (i.e. a nerd) to the admission officers? Shall I send ACT and SAT scores to different sch...

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I need help with my recommendation letters.

Hi! I am a rising senior and I plan on applying to a lot of schools that require a recommendation letter. I already have a list of a few teachers that I plan on asking to write me a recommendation let...

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School Ranking

Do all high schools give your "school ranking" if you ask? Or do some schools genuinely not record that data.

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How can I get more scholarships after I have received a 20,500 academic scholarship?

I have a 3.7 GPA. I've received a 20500 USD scholarship from Simmons University and 9000USD from University of Kansas.

How do I get more scholarship as my family's financial condition is not so good?

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Where to get reco letters?

I've posted a question pretty similar to this before, so sorry for that. I'm a homeschool student, rising senior, and I'm getting a bit worried on where I can get recommendation letters. I've taken so...

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Should I retake a 1530 SAT?

Hi guys! Is it worth retaking my 1530 SAT (790 reading, 740 math)? I am planning to apply to competitive schools including possibly some Ivies so I wanted to know if it would be a good use of time to ...

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