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Verified experts have completed comprehensive training based on CollegeVine’s proprietary data and research in the field of college admissions. Their names might look familiar because many of them host our free livestreams.
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You can then use your karma to submit an essay for review or guarantee an expert answer on Q&A.
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Should I report my SAT, ACT, or both to colleges?
What SAT subject tests should I take?
Tips for doing well in BC Calculus
Are there any good resources for first generation/low income students?
What GPA do UC schools display on their student profiles?
What can you do with karma?
As an International student from Colombia, what sat score should I aim for if I wish to get into a top 20 university?
are my extracurriculars ok?
Hoe to get accepted into ivy leagues as an international student?
Are AP scores actually asked for?
Need help with application grades.
Is this a wise idea?
UC Admission -- Best path?
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Subject Tests after Junior Year
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