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Recent Changes to Google Settings for Third-Party Apps like CollegeVine

ACTION REQUIRED: Update CollegeVine App Settings in Google Admin by October 23, 2023

For enhanced student data protection, Google is set to limit access for users under 18 to third-party apps like Coll …

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10 months ago
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Chancing Changes Due to Affirmative Action Ruling

Because the Supreme Court struck down race-conscious admissions on June 29th, we recently updated our chancing algorithm so that the impact of your ethnicity is greatly reduced. As a result, your chan …

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8 days ago
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My school does class ranking weirdly, and I'm scared it's going to affect my admissions chances! Will it?

Heyyyy! At my school, we do class rank very weirdly, and it's a bit unfair in my opinion. I fear it may affect my admissions chances, as my class rank is a bit lower.

Basically, we offer both AP cour …

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8 days ago
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Admission chances

Hi everyone!

I'm currently a junior(class of 2025) and I'm so lost. I want to study Nursing in a state university on a scholarship and i have no idea how to go about it especially since I'm aspiring to …

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8 days ago
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What classes should I take in high school to succeed in getting into a musical theatre college?

Hey everyone! I’m a rising freshman(class of 2028) and I need to pick my classes for high school in a week!! Here are the class options:

English

English 9

English 10

American Literature

AP Language and Com …

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9 days ago
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Connections

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I'm soon to be a sophomore in high school (I'm class of 2027). I want to start planning ahead so I can get into top schools. I want to know how I can establish connections that can get me good opp …

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9 days ago
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Passion Project

Hi guys !

I'm a rising Junior and feel behind compared to my classmates since they have fantastic grades and internships. I've recently been thinking of a passion project to start during the summer, s …

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9 days ago
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What’s a good website for converting PDF files to other formats?

As someone who frequently handles PDF documents, I often need to convert them into various formats like Word, Excel, or JPG. I'm looking for a reliable online tool that offers efficient and high-quali …

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10 days ago
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Which is better AP or dual enrollment?

Hi, I am becoming a freshman in high school. I wanted to know which courses would be better for me to take as far as AP or dual enrollment. I am already taking all the honors classes but I need to tak …

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10 days ago
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ECS AS A SOPHOMORE IN PAKISTAN

Class Rank : 6/130

GPA : 4.0

I am one of the toppers of my class but my country provides no AP or honours classes, can I take them online if so then where?

Also the extracurricular activities provided b …

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11 days ago
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What types of passion projects can help support me?

I'm having a difficult time trying to find a project to hold for my summer this year. I am planning on being a business major and minoring in some sort of music studies. I was wondering if anyone had …

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12 days ago
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Should I take AP World History or Spanish 3H?

I am an incoming 10th grader and sadly the Spanish and AP World History class are the same period, so I have to pick. But I don't know which one to pick because I have heard bad things about the World …

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12 days ago
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Would I be able to set up a more in-depth tour of a college? And how would it work?

There was no specific place to put questions about college tours so I figured here would work

I am currently a freshman in high school, having toured MIT back in early Spring of my 8th grade year. I to …

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12 days ago
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The Best SAT Prep

Hello everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I completed the SAT prep program recently and the whole experience was amazing! The price was affordable and the tutor conducted the lessons on the t …

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12 days ago
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Do my stats look good for a school like BU?

I am a sophomore going into junior year and I am planning on having a total of

9 APs

5 honors

I currently have a 3.9 unweighted GPA

For my extracurricular activities:

I work part-time at a pizza place d …

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13 days ago
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How will admission officers view my transcript?

I am a bit worried about my chances of getting into a good college/univeristy due to my transcript/GPA. My freshmen year of high school was great, I had a 4.0 GPA my second semester and 3.9/3.8 first …

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14 days ago
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Is there any AP Physics C courses that could be taken online or just apart from regular schooling?

I am currently a freshman in high school with AP Physics 1 possibly being set so that I can take it in my sophomore year. This means I will have AP Physics 1 and 2 done before senior year and I was wo …

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14 days ago
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Associate's Degree?

Hello! I have a few questions about earning an Associate's Degree in high school. Is it really worth getting it? Also, how do I get one and what is usually required for one in high school? And finall …

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14 days ago
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On level/CP courses

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Can I still get into top schools with an On level/CP course on my transcript? I will be a sophomore soon (class of 2027). Based on my 4 year plan, my only on-level/CP classes will be electives (ar …

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14 days ago
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How do I get my GPA up ?

Howdy ladies and gentlemen, Im a high school senior in a bit of a mess. Thing is as of right now my GPA is a 2.4 (IB predicted of a 24/42) and I dont really know how I could increase it without going …

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16 days ago
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Letter of recommendation from a sophomore or junior year teacher

Hi there! Current junior wondering about who I should ask for college letters of recommendation.

One of my AP teachers from last year is who I'm considering asking because I performed well in the clas …

 
Ask your sophomore teacher for a letter of rec
14%
 
Ask your junior teacher for a letter of rec
14%
 
Ask both teachers for a letter of rec
71%
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16 days ago
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How to up my extracurriculars and gpa?

I'm currently a homeschooled sophomore and have a pretty weak list of extracurriculars.

I have been a member of:

a local homeschooling group,

a swimming club,

and a youth group.

Due to the area I live in, …

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