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Extracurriculars

Even though I have good marks, my EC profile is very low. My parents never supported me to do ECs and always wanted me to excel academically because in my country they only consider A/L z-score for un …

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3 hours ago
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Dual Credit and Admissions

Hello, so I started applying for courses for junior year and my core classes are going to mostly be consisted of dual credit. If say I'm applying to Harvard or an Ivy League will there be less of a ch …

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5 hours ago
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Should I join NSHSS?

I received a letter for it, and an email but the fee is $90. I also heard its not recognized by colleges but others are telling me it is. Should I join?

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5 hours ago
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What are some business extracurriculars I could do?

I am currently a sophmore in high school and I might want to do business. I do not really know too much about it, but I am interested in marketing. Are there any extracurriculars that look impressive …

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10 hours ago
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Should I change my major?

I'm in community college and was planning on transferring to Berkeley and then going to grad school for College Counseling. My counselor is pressuring me to change my major from media studies to psych …

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12 hours ago
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Your acceptance rate is very low, would I have any chance of getting in?

Hello Williams College,

It has come to my attention that you have sent me emails about connecting with you through college vine, however I am very confused about why because of my chances of getting i …

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15 hours ago
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Is it bad to pick a school late?

I'm planning to go to college in the fall and I've managed to narrow down to three colleges, but two of the schools I'm looking at are quite expensive (Dominican of California and UMD). The deadline f …

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15 hours ago
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What are some highly weighted extracurricular for upcoming computer science major?

Multiple tier 1 extracurriculars.

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17 hours ago
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Info about UMich Expression of Continued Interest

I recently submitted my RD application to the University of Michigan. The portal lists something called an Expression of Continued Interest form. I was a bit confused about this ECI being open for RD …

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a day ago
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Do you believe my resume is a fit?

GPA: UW 3.8, W 4.34. (My one C counted as 2 Cs through a professional curriculum, same class)

ACT: 34

Coursework: 7 APs, 8 Honors, 2 College Courses

Extracurriculars: Highly ranked chess player nationall …

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a day ago
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Does a published App on App Store make your profile stand out?

I couldn't find a section on CollegeVine addressing whether publishing an app on the app store would increase my chances of admission into an ivy league or equivalent school.

If it does, does the numbe …

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a day ago
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Do internships boost chances of admission?

I've been applying to many internships from NASA offered to high schoolers. Would getting an acceptance into any of those internships boost my chances of getting accepted into any ivy league or equiva …

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a day ago
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Online Summer Activities vs. In-person

Hi! I am applying for summer programs for this upcoming summer and I was wondering whether it matters to the college admissions, especially top university admissions officers, that I participate in an …

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a day ago
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tips for getting into umich?

I'm a junior, starting college apps this summer. I have a fair amount of ec's, currently studying for the act, which will hopefully make up for my low gpa. Right now, I have around a 3.6 uw gpa becaus …

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a day ago
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Freshman GPA

I'm a freshman in my second semester and I have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 and a weighted GPA of 3.6250 and wanted to know if that was a good GPA. And also I was wondering if GPA really matters in fresh …

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a day ago
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How do I make my college applications stronger?

So far I have plans to participate in summer programs, research, found a club, and more, and still, my estimated acceptance rate for UT Austin is only 40% (29% on average). Is there anything else besi …

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2 days ago
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Info about UMich Expression of Continued Interest?

I recently submitted my RD application to the University of Michigan. The portal lists something called an Expression of Continued Interest form. I was a bit confused about this ECI being open for RD …

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how to get inside harvard

Is getting into more clubs a good chance for Harvard?

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2 days ago
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how to get inside harvard

Is getting into more clubs a good chance for Harvard?

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2 days ago
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What are the best extracurriculars that can be done independently for college admissions?

Tier 1 and Tier 2 extracurriculars.

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