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Calculate my chances as a veteran

The chance me calculator seems to only apply to high school students. I graduated high school over 10 years ago and joined the military in 2011. I will be separating soon and applying to schools as a ...

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6 days ago
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If I had my S.A.T. and A.C.T scores sent automatically to a school, can I still apply test optional to that School??

I'm in 11th grade and I have a 3.94 g.p.a. I have a compromised immune system so quarantine has been long and hard for me. Unfortunately, my test scores are not where they should be.

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6 days ago
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How to do a resume for reccomender?

I asked my teachers for rec-letters but I don't really have the information to send them, I investigated sharing my resume with them it's a great move, however, I try to find guides for High Schoolers...

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7 days ago
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productivity during summer

Summer is coming soon and I want to be productive during the break. I am also going to be a Freshman in high school this fall so I am pretty early in terms of thinking about college but I really want ...

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6 days ago
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Ap Testing

I have not prepared very much for my AP test. Is it better to take it and very likely get a bad score, or just not take it at all?

Thanks

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6 days ago
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CollegeVine Chancing Engine change

My chancing for Harvard says 29-43% on the chancing simulator but on the dashboard it says <25% with the same stats on both. Why is it different and why did Collegevine change it to not give exact per...

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7 days ago
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Help me w/ major choice? Also, CollegeVine tool idea!

I'm super indecisive. Majors I have considered in the past:

-Neuroscience

-Psych+Art (plastic surgery)

-ENglish

-Business

-Dentistry

I just have so many options.

My interests-society, medicine...

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7 days ago
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Help on improving my ECs in quarantine!

Hello! I'm a Brazilian student and I really wanted to go to Yale, Columbia (probably the dual BA with Sciences Po) or UChicago. In entered high school last year, and it's been more than a year since I...

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7 days ago
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How do I start to go above and beyond with my extracurriculars?

I'm through freshman year! I've laid down my foundations and now I want to excel. The problem is that I just don't quite know how to get to the next level. I don't really know where to start or exactl...

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7 days ago
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Where can I calculate my chances?

Hello! College Vine was updated and now I can't calculate my chances. When I click on the button saying "calculate my chances" it goes to my profile and it doesn't say my chances of being accepted to ...

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8 days ago
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What are your summer plans?

It’s getting warmer and summer is quickly approaching! That got me thinking and I'm curious to know what everyone's college application goals are for this summer. If your answer doesn't fit one of the...

 
I’m going to build out my EC profile 📄
36%
 
I’m getting a job, I need 💵 💵
20%
 
I’m getting a head start on my application 📝
28%
 
It’s summer, I’m going to enjoy it 😎
13%
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7 days ago
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AP Test

If I ended the school year with an A on my AP Biology class but don't get a good grade on the final test and ultimately don't send the score when I apply to colleges, will it look bad and will it affe...

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8 days ago
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Does the NYU have a medicine school ?

How is the medicine program ?

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8 days ago
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Weighted GPA vs Unweighted GPA

Will schools see my unweighted gpa or my weighted gpa because my unweighted gpa is a 3.4 which is low for my standards but my weighted gpa is a 3.9 which is good. What will colleges see and will I hav...

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8 days ago
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Political Science high school coursework

Hey all!

I'm looking at majoring in Political Science... and I want some good background information before I get into college/university. Do any of you know what courses to take that would be amazin...

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8 days ago
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do I have to get my SAT/IELTS/AP scores then apply for the common app?.. or vice versa ??

hi there!

I'm an international student and I'm preparing to take the SAT and IELTS exams and maybe AP, but I don't know yet if I have to get my scores then apply for the common app or apply then get m...

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8 days ago
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How can I pay for out of state tuition?

I am planning on gong to an out of state college. I'm considering The University of Vermont, The University of Connecticut, or The University of Washington. The only problem is I have no way of paying...

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8 days ago
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Chancing system failure

I don't get how my coursework in room for improvement when my school doesn't offer a single AP or honor classes but i still have 4 APs with 5 on them. So, why is that happening or is it just algorithm...

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8 days ago
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Extra Curricular Help

I have been thinking about majoring in computer science, however, I have some extracurriculars that have nothing to do with CS or STEM (business & finance). I love those ECs but I feel like I'm overco...

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8 days ago
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What can I do to increase my chances at getting into the University of Vermont and Connecticut?

I am in 10th grade right now and am only taking one honors class (Honors 10th Lit). I am planning on taking 5 AP classes by the time I graduate. I am also planning on taking 3 Honors classes by the ti...

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