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Books to improve vocabulary/knowledge?

My vocabulary isn't too shabby but it could be improved for sure. Are there any good book recommendations that can broaden vocabulary? When I'm writing essays/college apps/doing the SAT, the vocab bo …

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3 hours ago
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Question about high school dicipline

I got 3 days OSS my sophomore year for vaping and ISS 3 days also. I've never been in trouble again, so will this affect me as a senior applying to colleges? Will I be able to even get into college?

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14 hours ago
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Research Opportunities

I really want to do research in the biomedical sciences. I have emailed two professors so far and have received no responses, but I am not going to give up. I just feel like I lack any qualifications …

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an hour ago
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What do they look for in Music Production and Engineering Applications?

I'm applying to Berklee, NYU, University of Miami, USC, Drexel, Belmont and MTSU for music production and engineering (each college has a different name for the course) and I wanted some insight on wh …

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6 hours ago
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Scheduling Question - what do colleges like more?

Hello. I am in a predicament over what classes I should take next year. Everyone has told me to take AP classes every time I am given the opportunity to because colleges like ap classes. However, I wa …

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6 hours ago
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Question about what to do with my website (possible routes I can take)

Hi, I recently created an edtech-related website that solves an issue unique to my school district. The teachers at my school really like the idea and are okay with implementing it as a tool that stud …

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7 hours ago
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Did I screw my chances?

Hi, I'm a sophomore who switched schools after freshman year and now I'm kinda getting worried. Freshman year was really hard on my because of the pandemic, and I got all B's (All regular classes bc m …

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8 hours ago
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Common App Important Dates

Hi! I can't seem to find anywhere a "list" of generally important dates regarding college admissions and common application. I know early action deadlines are roughly November 1st, but I'm looking for …

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2 hours ago
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How do I get into Stanford?

I am a desperate freshman in high school who lives only 15 minutes away from my dream school. Unfourtanetly, Stanford university is highly competitive and challenging to get into. However, I NEED to g …

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10 hours ago
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Help me

I'm from the Caribbean and I want to attend university in the U.S but have no clue what to do. I'm 2years from graduating , so I still have Time but when the time does come , when will be the best tim …

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14 hours ago
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USC

My dream school is USC but I hear it's very hard to get into. My career goal is Game Design, but if I don't get into USC what other schools have great programs in this field?

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22 hours ago
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CommonApp Essay Prompt

Am I allowed to write a CommonApp essay that highlights an incident dated back to when I was in grade 5/6?

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a day ago
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Should I contiue with piano?

If I few months, I will complete RCM level 10. Should I continue and do ARCT? Piano is basically my only extracurricular. I enjoy playing the piano sometimes, but I don't enjoy investing hours a day. …

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a day ago
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Passions or Academics for Senior Year?

I have a feeling that most college advisors would suggest I pile up academically rigorous courses for my senior year of high school, but I’ve filled nearly all the requirements to graduate and basic h …

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2 days ago
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Early Decision [Duke vs. Dartmouth vs. UPenn]

Hey everyone! I am trying to decide between Duke, Dartmouth, and UPenn for early decision (I would totally be ready to commit to any of them in a heartbeat and am trying to figure out which would be e …

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2 days ago
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How can I pay for community colleges as an international student?

Hi! Once again I'm here. A few days ago I asked if it was possible to receive a full-tuition scholarship with a 3.0 GPA and a great score on the SAT test. Well the answers were not positive, but I'm n …

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2 days ago
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Is all dual enrollment classes accepted as high school credit?

I know that dual enrollment classes may not be accepted by some or many colleges as college credit. So I wanted to make sure that it would at least count as high school credit no matter how hard it is …

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2 days ago
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High School AP's

My high school does not have many options when it comes to APs. They currently only have 10 and they only give you certain APs you can take each year depending on your grade level. Will colleges take …

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2 days ago
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Which college should I choose?

Hi, so I don't know if anyone will be able to help me here or not but I thought I would see if anyone has any advice. I am stuck between two colleges.

One of them offers a great community and environm …

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2 days ago
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What schools would best fit a smart kid with no extracurriculars?

I’m really struggling finding a good school. I want to do either medicine, speech language pathology or accountant work. Thanks.

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