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Fall 2022 Chancing Updates

Hey everyone!

I’m Matt -- I work on data science projects here at CollegeVine and have been around in the past talking about some of the methodology behind our chancing model.

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Is my application competitive enough for a top school?

My GPA-Unweighted(3.88)-Weighted(4.15) and I just took my ACT less than two weeks ago (Got scores between 31 and 34 on practice exams). I plan to also take two Sat subject tests such as math 2 and US …

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What clubs should I join, if there are barely any clubs at my high school?

Good evening, I am [Name Removed] and I am currently a sophomore in high school. In middle school, I loved joining all sorts of clubs and sports, but ever since I got to high school, there was none of …

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Are SAT scores inflated at test opt schools because of non-reporting?

Are SAT scores inflated at test optional schools because of non-reporting?

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3 years ago
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What math classes should I take (high school) after I finish AP Calc BC?

Hello! I am currently a high school freshman taking Geometry and Algebra 2, I am taking Pre-Calc over the summer, and then I'll be taking BC next year as a sophomore. I am wondering what to do after I …

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What can I do with after graduating 1 year early from highschool?

Im currently a sophomore in high school, and by my junior year i will be almost done with all my credits, and plan on taking classes over junior summer to graduate early. Is it a good idea to graduate …

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3 years ago
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Recommendation Letters from Alumni more helpful to my application?

Hi folks. I am aiming for Cornell. I know a Cornell Alumni in town. Is having an alumni's recommendation letter better than from someone else's, assuming the level of recommendation is the same.

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Ideal SAT/ACT scores for someone interested in medicine?

I am not the stronger test-taker for standardized testing, but I want to do everything I can to get a score that will get me into a competitive school for med school in the future. Any tips for the te …

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Can you get into Ohio State University or LSU if you get A's and B's in everything else but have C's in math?

I get A's and B's in everything else but I struggle in math and get mostly C's and I also have an IEP will the schools consider this and accept me, also I haven't yet taken the ACT I will be taking it …

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3 years ago
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I am Moroccan, what should I choose in the "State" Box?

I'm in Grade 11, in a private high school in Morocco.

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3 years ago
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I am a Korean. What should I fill out the 'State' section?

I have a nationality of Korean...

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3 years ago
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Does graduating high school early lower your chances of acceptance.

I am transferring to a public school and because I have too many credits, I have to graduate my junior year. I have taken a have corse load (7 AP classes and college classes), have an unweighted 3.9 g …

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3 years ago
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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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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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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 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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3 years ago
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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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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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