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May 2022 Chancing Updates

Hey everyone!

I’m Matt -- I do data science here at CollegeVine and have been around in the past talking about some of the methodology behind our chancing model (In addition to name dropping Carleton C …

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Did you know you can work with an advisor on CollegeVine?

Hi all!

Wanted to share an exciting new feature on CollegeVine where you can find a college advisor that's right for you:

Check out the Find an Advisor tool here: https://www.collegevine.com/experts

Let …

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2 years ago
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College Chances?

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Is two AP Classes enough for Senior Year?

Am aiming for top 20 schools (mainly UC Berkeley College of Engineering)

Classes are AP Chemistry and AP Physics C.

Additional AP classes offered available to me are AP Lit and AP Bio.

Forgot to mentio …

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2 years ago
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How to improve my chance to get into UPenn?

My GPA is within 75-100th range; SAT 50-75th; EC's 75-100th; AP/Honors lower than 25th percent. I put 18 APs and 19 Honors. My chance to get into UPENN is just 7%-12%. The course works are the maximum …

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2 years ago
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Senior Year Class Suggestions?

Hi everyone,

I am currently planning my schedule for next year (senior year) and need some advice on what classes to take. I go to a small, rural high school and would love to attend a Top 20/Ivy unive …

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2 years ago
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Junior year class suggestions?

Hello! I am currently a sophomore, and want to major in the pre-medical sciences, but preferably go to a bs/md program. I go to a urban high school and a stem magnet school in my county. I am currentl …

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2 years ago
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Can I get in one of the Ivy League schools without sat subject?

4.00 GPA

1510 sat score

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2 years ago
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Chances of getting into BU SMED

Hello! I am currently a sophomore, and I am very interested in BU's BA/MD program, and really want to go there in the fall of 2022. I just wanted to get feedback on how my chances are, but I think its …

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2 years ago
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My entire curriculum is IB courses-why does it say my IB/AP courses aren't sufficient?

I take 6 IB classes, my only classes are IB. Why does it say for the schools I am applying to that I am not taking enough IB/AP courses when all of my courses are IB.

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2 years ago
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Freshman Year

Hey Guys! Just an average freshman in high school worrying about grades. I have a D+ in honors earth science. Do you think this will have an ton of impact on my admission to ivy schools. And I have tw …

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2 years ago
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Transcript

I currently have two C's on my high school record one in math 2 honors (75) and Chemistry Honors(76) I want to know specifically if a college looks at my transcript they will take note in this, howeve …

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2 years ago
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Can I back out if I was accepted Early Decision?

I was accepted ED to Stonehill College but after seeing the financial aid package, I definitely can’t afford the school. I need to back out, but is that possible? I'm really worried.

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Yale University

I heard that yale university has an immigration program like if you're not born in the U.S they can help you can into the school through their immigration program.

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2 years ago
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What Majors/minors to consider for teaching English in Taiwan?

Hey :)

I plan on moving to Taiwan to teach English as a Foreign Langauge in Taiwan but was unsure what majors/minors to take. There are no strict rules for degrees other than that you must have a bache …

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2 years ago
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AP/IB classes?

My school doesn’t offer AP or IB classes and instead offers dual enrollment or CTE courses. I know many universities (especially those I want to go to) require or at least want you to take these cours …

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2 years ago
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What Are Good Fits 4 Me

I have a 3.8+ GPA at one of the top high schools in my state. I intend to get a bachelors in pol sci, public policy or planning then go for a masters in regional planning. My PSAT scores are slightly …

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2 years ago
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Best Majors for Law School

Hey everybody, I am a sophomore in high school and I was wondering what you guys think the best majors would be for someone who wants to be a lawyer.

Thanks so much

ConfusedSophomore

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2 years ago
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Difference between SAT and ACT and best years to take them

Hey everyone! When do you think the best years to start your SATs and ACTs are? Also, can someone explain the difference between SAT and ACT and what each of them is used for? I'm a tad confused.

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2 years ago
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colleges

I have absolutely no idea what college i want to go to is there any recommendation.

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2 years ago
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Any internship opportunities in New Jersey?

Hey Guys! I'm looking for internship opportunities in New Jersey.

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2 years ago
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Are my EC's okay/decent or do I need to do a lot of work?

Hi friends! I'm applying to T30 schools like WashU, Northeastern, and Emory.

Right now my SAT and GPA are great, just worried about my extracurricular stuff. This is what I do -

Girl Scouts, working on …

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