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9 days ago
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Are mine credentials good enough to get into a big public university?

Here is my basic college resume:

GPA- 4.3

ACT- 36

community service hours- 200 hours

track and field for 2 years, both in JV and V.

yearbook for 3 years

I am in the honors society.

I got a grocery store job …

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15 days ago
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Do my ECs make up for my grades

Im worried that my GPA (3.5UW, 4.2W) might be too low to be competitive at top universities

And my SAT (1340) is fine, but lower than what's expected at some of the more competitive schools Im applying …

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16 days ago
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Could anyone please say whether my ECs are okay.

I am an international student. I have participated in several high profile research: Research on menstrual hygiene conducted by WaterAid, research on the properties of primordial black holes (which wo …

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24 days ago
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extracurriculars for ivy leagues

what can i add to my application(extracurriculars)? i'm most likely going to apply as a business major and i'm aiming for ivys, top ucs, and top 20 schools in general. im a junior and so far i'm on jv …

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🎉 First post
25 days ago
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Extracurriculars for Future English Major

Hello! I am a high-school sophomore hoping to major in English. Currently, I am in my school's Writing Club and do Speech and Debate. On top of this, I teach children how to read as a part of my requi …

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29 days ago
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Extracurriculars as a sophmore help!?

I'm currently a sophmore in high school and I left one of my bigger extracurriculars (swim) and I want to find more opportunities in other areas. My main extracurriculars right now are Science Olympia …

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29 days ago
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Lumiere research program full funded, is it possible?

Hi all! I am planning to apply to the Lumiere program in neuroscience, but my family does not have sufficient funds to pay for the program. If there is anyone who has gone through this funded program …

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2 months ago
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Can I submit this extracurricular even though I havent started it yet?

I just recently got accepted into the Morgan Stanley Jumpstart Scholars in Finance program and I was wondering if this was something that I could include on my common app extracurricular activities. I …

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2 months ago
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international eccs suggestions

hi i am a sophmore from turkiye and im in an underfunded school,

i want to find some opportunities outside school to strengthen my application like

internships, research and other extracurriculars are …

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2 months ago
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Ivy league worthy extracurriculars?

Hello, I am a freshman hoping to major in CS, and I am wondering if anybody has any good suggestions for extracurricular activities.

Currently I am in:

JV tennis, Youth and Government, UNICEF club, Key …

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2 months ago
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How do I boost my extracurriculars/gain unique opportunities as a sophomore? Any good schoolwide programs?

I'm currently a sophomore, and I'm wondering how I can boost my ecs or gain individual opportunities (whether it be internships, research, or specific programs, etc).

I have some free time, and I want …

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2 months ago
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How can I strengthen my extracurriculars?

I am a freshman in my first semester of high school who wants to apply to MIT. I asked CollegeVine's chancing algorithm about my extraurriculars and, as of right now, they're not very strong. I have 8 …

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🎉 First post
2 months ago
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Extracurriculars

I'm worried about how my extracurriculars will look to colleges. I'm not sure if they're very good at all, or if they'll be enough to get into top tier schools. Are there other activities I should be …

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2 months ago
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Are my extracurriculars where they should be for PolySci and/or Urban Planning at USF, FSU, or UF?

As a junior in high school, I’ve been working to build up my extracurricular portfolio. I’m interested in majoring in either urban planning or political science, ideally at Florida State University or …

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2 months ago
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Are unpaid internships really that high up on the ECs tier list?

I know that the chancing stimulator has unpaid internships for non profits and medium sized businesses at 2A, but I have heard many online communities and youtubers say that unpaid internships don't m …

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2 months ago
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With this profile, should I apply to Wharton for Early decision or M&T program?

I am an Indian Student from CBSE Board.

My grades are as follows;

Class 9: 92.4%

Class 10: 98.4%

Class 11: 89.4%

Predicted Grade: 95%

Extracurricular Activities:

1.Project Kisaan Bhalai:

Started a project to …

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3 months ago
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Is A Charity Walk An Extracurricular?

I don't have many extracurriculars and I want to know if I can put down the charity walk I did last year. I didn't have any role in organizing it, I just participated.

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3 months ago
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i participated in crew 9th 10th and 11th grade. january 2023 I stopped crew because too time consuming. Now I particip

in debate and rowing. I'm in Modern band and play guitar and keyboards.

My assessment on College Vine for extracuricullar is low

Anything I can do?

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3 months ago
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Family Obligations on Application

Hi,

On the Apply Texas Application, it asks whether I have a family obligation that prevents me from participating in extracurricular activities.

If my parents don't allow me to participate in these act …

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3 months ago
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Medical Internships in Princeton, NJ?

I have missed most deadlines for the fall and spring season so I wanted to ask if there is any internships available for 15-year-olds around New Jersey. Preferably something that gives me clinical an …

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