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What's New at CollegeVine

Hey everyone, can you believe July is almost over already?! Whether you're taking time to build out your application profile or just relaxing and enjoying your time off, I hope everyone's summer has b …

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What Does the Average BS/MD Applicant Look Like? - Part 4

In today’s BS/MD admissions advice post I would like to discuss the profile of the average admissions applicant applying to the selective to highly selective programs. These would include schools with …

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How to manage my lists in Collegevine?

How do I remove a college from my lists and how do I move them from Applying to Considering and so on...? I cannot seem to find an edit lists option.

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I have 6 EC's in which I have participated on the International level. Is it just to much or is it fine?

I am a student in my sophomore year from India. I have participated in 6 things that I love on the international level. People generally say that 2-3 is enough but I feel I have too much but cannot, n …

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How can I get stronger extracurriculars?

Hello, I am a sophomore in High school and I'm struggling to get more involved. My GPA as of now is fine, but I'm worried that it won't be enough for selective colleges, and I have no idea what to do. …

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Can I still get into Ivy League schools if I have a 3.7 unweighted Gpa but I am pretty strong everywhere else ?

I am a junior in high school and I had a rough first two years grade wise but I have been able to get my academics together and as long as I keep this up I will have a 3.7 unweighted . My dream is to …

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Any tips on applying to the University of Michigan as an out of state applicant?

I am a Junior and wish to apply to the University of Michigan at Anne Arbor, but I am out of state (Oklahoma). Do you have any tips on the application process?

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What should I put on my resume if I took OnRamps instead of AP classes?

Hey I'm a junior and I haven't taken any AP classes. I took mostly Pre-AP classes and OnRamps courses. I just don't if I should count them as Honors classes or as something else.

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can some be able to use CollegeVine's chancing calculator if they aren't from the US?

I know someone who isn't in the US and wants to know his chances of getting onto some colleges here. is it possible for him to use collegevine's chancing calculator?

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What major should I choose if I would like to go to chiropractic school after my first 4 years?

Would I choose pre-med or something like biology or physical therapy?

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Should I take the SAT Subject Test?

I'm a junior in high school and I want to apply for quite competitive colleges. Do I need to take 1 or 2 SAT Subject tests? I want to go into science but I'm not fresh on biology, chemistry, or physic …

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If you got into Barnard College or Northeastern, what would you say was the strongest part of your application?

I applied to both Barnard College and Northeastern University. If you've been accepted to either of these schools, what do you think you did to make it in? Did you have a good essay? A ton of extracur …

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Can you get into college witch a suspension on your transcript

I want to know if colleges will still accept students if they have a suspension under their belt.

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How do homeschooled students provide teacher recommendations?

I’m homeschooled but I do my classes through an online school. The classes in the online school are very independent so we don’t have a specific teacher. I spoke with them but they aren’t able to prov …

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I have 1250 on sat , and looking for colleges for doing computer science engg, what are my chances with scholarship

I have 3.3 grade in 10th and appearing for 12th standard, and an international student from India, looking for colleges that offer computer science and looking for a scholarship. I have a score of1250 …

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Is it possible to take multiple majors in a college or university?

I am currently a sophomore attending high school and I just wanted to know if it is possible to take multiple majors when applying to a college or university. I specifically want to major in something …

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How to best prepare for first ACT test in April? Is there a recommended number of hours per week?

Junior getting ready to take first ACT. Also has a job and honors and AP classes. Interested in STEM engineering.

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What are some good extracurricular activities for intended public policy majors?

I am a high school sophomore and I want to study Public Policy at UPenn. I love advocacy work and I am the founder of a human rights advocacy club at my high school and I am involved in a lot if other …

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Should I do an extra application for a scholarship from a safety school?

The Master's University (a safety school for me) invited me to fill out a separate application for their President's scholarship. I have the SAT scores and GPA for it, but it requires another essay an …

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Is there a premed program at university of Illinois at urbana champaign? And is there a good med school in Illinois?

I want to know if there is a premed program and if there is a medical school at Illinois

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Will 11th Place in a Science Olympiad Event Help me for College Apps?

Hi I am a Junior and I just participated in the Princeton University Science Olympiad Invitational and I placed 11th for Data Science out of 51 and I am wondering whether it would improve my applicat …

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Should I take both the ACT and the SAT, or just the SAT?

I am a high school junior and am wondering which college tests I should take.

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