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How to improve chances?

Hi! I was just wondering if anyone can help me out on how to improve my EC's and grades for schools I'm looking at such as MIT, UCLA, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Yale, those kinds of schools. Here's wh …

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2 days ago
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Is this a good enough spike in writing for a T20?

I want to major in Creative Writing/English at an ivy/T20, specifically Dartmouth or Cornell. is this enough?

My ECS/Awards:

Scholastic National Silver Medalist

Georgia River of Words State Winner

8th in …

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Best volunteering opportunities over the summer for underclassman?

Since it's almost summer, I've been thinking about volunteering opportunities. Being an underclassman, my age limits me (for example, I would love to volunteer at a hospital since I'm interested in nu …

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2 days ago
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Does these count as ec's?

1. I created multiple projects about stigmatized topics such as intersexuality, GMO, nutrition supplements, and explained them during biology lessons (my teacher was supporting my attempts to elucidat …

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2 days ago
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How many APs/Honors should you take if you want to go to prestigious schools?

For schools like the Ivy Leagues, Stanford, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and other prestigious colleges, how many APs/Honors classes did the accepted applicants take? Is it bad to have a few 3s and 4s for the A …

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2 days ago
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How prestigious is YYGS (Yale Young Global Scholars), and will it add to my application for top schools like ivies?

What summer programs is it comparable to in terms of prestige (UCSB RMP, NASA SEES, LBW, EFL, etc.) Please let me know your thoughts

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3 days ago
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Hello, to apply for university admissions, can you send the academic records of the last two years? I

Mi eacuela secundaria es en honduras es publica nose si eso me afecte negativamente

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3 days ago
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TOEFL

Due to everything that's going on in my country, I'm not sure I'll be able to take TOEFL atleast in nearest time. However, I think there's slight chance that I'll manage to do so (right now I'm safe, …

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3 days ago
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What summer plan should I do?

I was accepted into a conservation summer program for this summer. Only 8 people were selected, and it'll be for a month over the summer. If I go, then I wouldn't be able to work and get money to go f …

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3 days ago
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I'm writing an book extremely controversial book, will colleges think bad of it?

If I write a book that has VERY controversial opinions, which would be provided by seperate writers, and a disclaimer that I don't share these opinions will college admissions think bad of it? These o …

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4 days ago
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Are my summer plans enough?

Hello. Incoming sophomore here! Are my summer plans enough to attend a nice college? If not, what else should I do?

- Test Prep (Sundays) | SAT & PSAT

- Tennis Practice (Mon & Wed)

- Museum Volunteering …

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Class of '22 - Thoughts About College?

First off, I want to congratulate this year's graduates! Great job getting through high school; even with having to navigate the pandemic and doing so during your college search, you made it to the en …

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4 days ago
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How much weight is placed on a student's senior year grades, after they have been accepted and received scholarship?

My son has always gotten good grades through his HS career and is ahead of his peers in math and science. He was originally trying to get into the US Naval Academy and, to that end, chose to take hon …

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4 days ago
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What do I need to do to compensate for my low Chem grade

I am a mostly A and a sprinkle of B's student, and I've done very well especially in english and history, getting A's in my APs, I also have a very strong extracurricular and holistic resume, however …

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4 days ago
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I got a 1390 in my 1st SAT attempt so should I reappear for the exam?

I'm from India and here the SAT is held once in 3 months, plus my coursework is very different from that of the SAT syllabus so it's a lot of preparation on top of my 12th grade work. But I'm willing …

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4 days ago
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What Projects Can I do as the President of the Engineering Club at our School

Hello everybody I was wondering what activities I could implement as the head of the engineering club next year. This is one of my least important extra circulars so I didn’t really put any mind into …

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4 days ago
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As I Am Business Management Student I Want To Know About Margin?

Hello Friends. I Have Some Confusion Regarding Margin Calculation, Markup, Gross Profit, And Gross Margin These are All Terms Looking the Same But Having Different formulas Is There One Who Can Tell M …

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What's the best way to start your college essay?

I started writing my college essay and I'm stuck. My topic is my stereoblindness and how I've adapted to life because of it. I'm really really stuck because I feel like I'm being redundant in my intro …

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4 days ago
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How does being military fam affect my chances of admission into colleges of my legal domicile? In state or out of state?

For military dependents with a parent in active duty, they qualify for in state tuition in two states, the state they are currently living in (Texas for me) and their parent's legal domicile (Florida) …

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summer activities

i am a current junior (class of 2023) and plan on applying to college in the fall. Over the summer, I plan on

-voulenteering

-working @ starbucks

-like 2 family trips

is there anything good i can do ove …

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