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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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4 years ago
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Should I disclose this on my additional information?

I'm an upcoming senior planning to apply to primarily selective universities. I live with OCD, generalized anxiety, depression, and disordered eating. Although I don't feel my mental health struggles …

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4 years ago
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opinions on majoring in computer science?

Hi! I am currently a rising senior, and debating what I am interested in majoring in as I start the college process. I originally wanted to major in business but have recently found myself interested …

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4 years ago
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Capstone Diploma's effect on college apps and any information on recieving the diploma?? Please and thanks :)

How do I show colleges that I am going for Capstone Diploma, where on college apps should I put it (ie:ApplyTexas which section) and how do I show that I will eventually be a candidate.

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4 years ago
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Should I concern about my essay’s ideas being stolen on CollgeVine?

I have submitted my essay on CollegeVine and I’m afraid that my essay’s ideas will be copied by some reviewers.

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4 years ago
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Do you need honor classes every year to get into a good college?

Hi! I'm going to be a sophomore in high school and I've been pretty upset with my classes. 9th grade I didn't have any honor classes, and 10th grade I only have a couple honor classes which are classe …

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4 years ago
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Do I need to write the covid-19 essay/additional info on the common app?

I'm a rising senior who's currently working on my college apps. I'm not sure if I should write this essay because the only impacts on my life have been activity cancellations and school closures which …

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4 years ago
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What minors are good for business management major and also what business major+minor is the best( salary and all)?

I’m starting freshman year this following academic year and I’m an IB student in Iran ( this is my second year) in Iran but the system doesn’t really follow the real IB system, I’m interested in busi …

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4 years ago
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Is being a newspaper staff good?

I am already art commissioner, NAHS (art honor society) historian, and got a national award. Do you think being part of art department in newspaper staff in school is good for college?

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4 years ago
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If I have a website that I created for one of my ECs, am I allowed to put it on my college resume for applications?

I finally fit everything onto one page for my resume, but now I'm wondering if putting a link to a website that showcases only one of my (self-directed) ECs is normal/appropriate? I'm a noob so idrk i …

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4 years ago
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Should I take GED?

I’m currently sophomore( supposed to be a junior but since I'm international I made my grade lower) and have great GPA and extra curriculars. But since I'm international, my SAT grades are low. (4.0 …

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4 years ago
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What are some good summer internships or schools that I can get into in the field of biology,chemistry or psychology ?

I would like some guidance over how internships and summer schools in the fields of the provided subjects work and what kind of skills are required to get accepted into such programmes . I would also …

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4 years ago
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Student perspective on campus life at Dayton, Xavier, Northwestern, UW-Madison, IU-Bloomington, SLU, and Marquette?

I'm a senior in high school just looking for insightful information on life at these schools other than their websites and admissions offices. I would love to hear from anyone, especially students, wh …

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4 years ago
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Does anyone know how the scale 1-10 on CollegeVine work?

I want to know what score I got on my essay on CollegeVine but don’t know how it works.

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4 years ago
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Will the advanced math classes grades that I took in middle school count for college admissions?

Hi, I'm a sophomore. I took advanced math classes in middle school, 8/ Algebra 1 in 7th grade, and Honors geometry in 8th grade. I received a B in 8/Algebra 1, and a C+ semester 1 and B- semester 2 fo …

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4 years ago
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Any ideas to gain more submissions for my school magazine?

Basically we only accept art and writing from students, but not many submit each time we have a submission cycle.

We currently have posters around the school and raffles, but I was wondering what els …

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4 years ago
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How accurate are the admissions chances calculators on this website?

For example, CollegeVine says to go to school X I have a 50 to 60% chance. Is that completely accurate or is there something they haven't considered? Has anyone here gotten into college already who ca …

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4 years ago
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AP self studying

Hi! My school offers only AP art and design in the art-related areas (I think) and I want to take all APs related to art (AP drawing, AP 3d art, but most likely AP drawing). I already have technical s …

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4 years ago
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Do I have to apply as a transfer student to the USA after doing a 1-Year Diploma Course in another country?

Hi Guys!

So I am currently doing a diploma in International Relations in a university in Kenya - where I'm from.

The course is only 1-year but from what I've researched, when I actually want to start do …

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4 years ago
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Can I take AP classes/exams even though my school doesn’t offer any?

My school doesn’t offer any Ap’s, can I still take them outside school? Would it count for anything?

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4 years ago
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Acadmics over ecs?

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