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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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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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11 days ago
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Would going to UIUC or MSU give me a better shot at transferring to UMICH

I am planning to major in physics and really like condensed matter physics. UIUC is going to be quite expensive for me as I am a Michigan resident. I would like to go to UMICH but I am not sure whethe …

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11 days ago
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Where should I go?

Hi! I am confused about what school I should go to this fall. I am debating between UC San Diego, Boston College, Rutgers Honors College, and Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. I want to study neu …

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11 days ago
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Would taking 4 APs be too heavy a workload?

I'm currently a Freshman, and I'm taking 3 honors classes (geometry, bio, ela). Next year I have signed up to take 4 APs (Physics 1, Precalc, Stats, World History) which I'm just now thinking might be …

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11 days ago
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Should I submit a business credential I earned with my transfer applications?

I've applied to transfer to another 4 year college for a business degree focused on finance. I participated in a workshop that earned me career credentials related to investment banking skills. The cr …

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12 days ago
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As an early graduate how can I appeal to colleges

I am going to be graduating one year early so instead of being class of 2026 I will be class of 2025. I am currently a sophomore and my unweighted gpa is a 3.2 (not considering 2nd semester yet ). I a …

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12 days ago
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What should I do to increase my chances of entering into my dream school?

Are there any specific activities or programs I could join that would increase my chances of getting into the schools of my choice? A certain club, organization, or activity maybe? I want to enter the …

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13 days ago
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Graduating Early + Higher Level Classes

I wanted to know if my course history / pathway and one-year-early graduation will look good for colleges. For some more info, my school only offers six class periods a day. My school isn't an academi …

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13 days ago
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EC Help

I'm a junior in high school with a 3.45 GPA in regular classes except for 2 dual-credit courses. Currently, I am actively involved in the following activities:

- MUN (11)

- Church Volunteer (9-11)

- Gr …

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13 days ago
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Cancelling ap exam

Hi, I want to cancel one of my Ap exam so I’ve contacted my Ap coordinator but she said it is too late to cancel it as the date has expired. But when I look up in google, there’s one statement saying:

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13 days ago
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Does anyone know of good online summer bio courses?

Does anyone know of good online summer bio courses? I need to have an equivalent of a 1-year bio class for a bunch of the colleges I'm applying to, and I can't fit AP Bio in my schedule. I checked my …

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13 days ago
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Cancelling ap exam

Hi, I want to cancel one of my Ap exam so I’ve contacted my Ap coordinator but she said it is too late to cancel it as the date has expired. But when I look up in google, there’s one statement saying:

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14 days ago
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Realistic opinions on my college admission chances because I am STRESSING

Hello! Im writing this in hopes of some answers. I want to get into UC berkley, UCLA, UC Irvine, USC or even Stanford, knowing that it IS a very low chance. My gpa is a 3.79-3.8 unweighted, 4.6 weight …

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16 days ago
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EC red flag?

Hey all.

I just had a bit of a concern with my college app.

A few months ago I was invited by a group of my friends to make a non profit organization. Since then we have made significant progress includ …

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16 days ago
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Can I get into universities with low gpa

I have got a percentage of 76 and 86 in my grade 10 and 12. I don't know how much gpa would it make. But can you tell me my gpa and what are my chances of getting into ivy leagues.

Or I should leave d …

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16 days ago
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Do I follow my heart or my head?

Since as long as I can remember I have loved one school. As I grew up I researched this school more and more and I loved what I found for the most part but there are a few things at this school that I …

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16 days ago
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AP Exams

Do I get access to the rubrics during the AP Exams? For example, will I see what gets me the points for an LEQ, DBQ, and SAQ during the AP World exam? Thanks.

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17 days ago
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Help With Boosting Stats

Hi, I am currently a sophomore in high school. I'm really interested in becoming a neurosurgeon, and have been contemplating whether I should get my undergraduate in neurology or biochemistry, then ap …

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17 days ago
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Is the Net Price Calculator Accurate?

I'm a current junior applying to college this year, and I think the biggest choosing factor will be mostly financial. I'm also planning on applying to Cornell ED, but my family can't really afford hig …

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17 days ago
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Can you have some things that need to have for good plz tilk to me

for some help.

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18 days ago
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SAT for BS/MD

Hi!

I have a question about SAT scores for BS/MD programs and for other colleges. If I have a 1500 SAT superscored, would that be enough to be considered for programs like Brown PLME? Would extracurri …

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