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School not showing up in search

I am searching for Southeast Missouri State University and it won’t appear or enter as typed to add to schools accepted

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How long is the admissions process?

I am a high school junior

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I am a student from India. Could you personalise it for me please ?

I am a student from India. I would like to enroll in schools in the US. I love your service and it is really helpful. Could you personalize it for me, please?

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Should I reach out and introduce myself to colleges?

I have heard many things when it comes to reaching out to colleges. Some say that you should, and it gives you a better chance of being known before you apply, and some say that its a waste of time an...

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What impact does activism have on the admissions process?

I do a lot of work in (primarily youth) activism. I've asked questions semi-similar to this but finally have enough karma to ensure an expert answer! Essentially, I am going to be a sophomore next y...

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What schools did you get into? Which school had the lowest acceptance? Also who got into Ivies?

This isn't really a question about me. I just wanted to know what schools y'all got into. thx and congrats on getting accepted

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What do I do if I haven't taken any SATs yet?

Evidently, the coronavirus has canceled many, MANY opportunities for me to take the SAT. My plan was to take it in May and in June, as I have been studying these past three months. I didn't feel prepa...

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Freshman Classes

Hello, i'm currently an 8th grade (class of 2024), and I'm going to be a freshman in high school next year.

I registered for courses, a little while ago, and I wanted to know if these classes would l...

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a year ago
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Should I start writing/ my college apps. now?

I am currently on my spring break but requires to stay home and inside and complete online courses till the end of April(at least). I am going to apply to a lot of prestigious universities with a long...

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Which colleges have the best applied mathematics/statistics program?

I was wondering what top colleges (including Ivys or Ivy plus) have the best professors and courses in applied math/stats. Also, as a high school junior, I am planning to take AP stats next year and a...

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How should I improve my application for ivy leagues and prestigious schools?

I'm a junior in high school, and currently have a 4.0 GPA, though I'm not top 10 in my class(I go to a very big public high school, but I am in the top 10%). I'm in 4 extracurriculars (Student Gov., J...

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What is Net Price & Desired Price On CollegeVine Advocate

First time using College Advocate & really hoping that it can make a difference in talking with my top 2 Colleges (NSU/Nova Southeastern & FAU/Florida Atlantic University) because I really trying not...

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What are the best schools for sports broadcasting?

I'm a sophomore who is very competitive, with a 3.96 GPA on a 4.0 scale. I've wanted to be a sports broadcaster for the longest time, and would like some recommendations! I also wouldn't mind a combin...

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What can I do to make my application more competitive?

I'm a rising sophomore at a private school in Minnesota. It's known largely for competitive academics and a variety of very competitive sports teams and extracurriculars. I'm wondering what I can do...

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How to stand out to UC's with few AP classes?

*This is my first time on CollegeVine!*

Currently, I'm a junior in HS with only 2 AP classes (I took AP World in 10th and I'm taking AP English Lang now). I have taken 7 honors classes throughout m...

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a year ago
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Berkley and UChicago are my top schools, what can i do to make myself standout?

I live out of state. I am currently am a sophomore in high school and I plan to take 11 APs over the course of these 4 years. I have a couple of leadership positions under my belt and I am 1 of 8 edi...

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How can I develop a standout factor?

While i do have a high GPA im not number 1 in my graduating class. So my grades won't be my stand out factor. I am yet to take the SAT, or the ACT. As for my extracurriculars, i am a Kickboxing Nation...

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How impressive is an extensive theater, music, performing arts resume when it comes to auditioning for performance arts?

-marching band

-orchestra

-chorus

-theater

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What do universities look for in international students? Is it different from domestic applicants.

Hey, I am a current high school junior in Canada and I was researching universities in the U.S and wondered if they have differnent traits they are looking for in international students. Is this accur...

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UMD College Park applicant.. SAT scores?

Hi, my graduating class is 2021. I’ve dreamt of going to this school since I was little and am currently working my tail off practicing for the SAT. Haven’t taken it yet thanks to COVID-19, but would ...

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