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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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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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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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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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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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3 years ago
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Why did they change CollegeVine?

It's so hard to use now. What do you guys think of the update?

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3 years ago
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Does CollegeVine protect essays submitted for review?

Two questions:

1 - if I submit an essay for review, could it get plagiarized?

2 - if a college runs my essay through a plagiarism checker, will it say I plagiarized it because I posted on Collegevine?

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3 years ago
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My school barely offer APs, what should I do?

I'm currently a sophomore in a vocational school that only offers AP english my junior and senior year. You can also take AP calculus and AP statistics in your senior year. I'm currently in honors eng …

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Benefits of exceptionally positive interviews?

So for the T10 schools I have been able to interview for (i.e. availability of alumni in my small-ish Southern state, which is scarce for T10s), they have all gone exceptionally well. One interview we …

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How does CollegeVine rank course load?

I am slightly concerned with my course load rank with CollegeVine. I will have taken 9 AP classes, 5 Honors classes of the 6 my school offers (instead of taking Honors American History, I took APUSH), …

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about mit as an international student

i am an international student currently in 11 grade i want to apply to MIT this year . I want to ask that why MIT have very low admission rate for international students and what are the common mist …

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How much does it cost to take the SAT?

I know these tests cost money and I should take it this year. I’m from a single parent home and my mom doesn’t make a lot of money. I’m concerned I won’t be able to afford it, especially if I have to …

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