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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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What are some virtual extracurriculars or volunteering opportunities that I can do during this time?

I am looking for some ways to make my resume stand out more and I am trying to find virtual ways to do so, whether it be extracurricular activities or volunteering. Any suggestions?

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Chancing Profile Question - how should I count classes that fit multiple categories?

My school partners with 2 local universities to offer CC courses. AP courses are also offered as well as the utilization of an Honors designation. A course may have any combination of these designat …

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4 years ago
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Is the June 18th Profile Review recording working?

I had a family emergency pop up and couldn't attend the 4 pm, June 18th Live Profile Review live stream. I noticed I could watch other past live streams, but not the profile review. Is this the same f …

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4 years ago
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As a Future business major, what can I do in the summer to beef up my resume?

I will be joining the business club in the fall, but until then I was looking for opportunities to improve my resume over the summer.

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4 years ago
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Before quarentine I was planning on taking the SAT but would probably submit just my ACT score, what should I do now?

I am just applying to state schools, not ivys and my ACT score is a 28. I have not gotten a chance to take the SAT yet but I know it will be a lot lower based on my PSAT scores. My GPA is around a 4.3 …

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4 years ago
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Will an upward trend in math help me for a computer science major?

I started with Algebra 2 Honors, then to Geometry Honors, then Precalc Honors, then AP Calc AB

A2H Grade: B-

Planning to get at least an A- in the rest

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4 years ago
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Which GPA is better? 4.125 weighted or 3.68 unweighted?

I have a weighted GPA of 4.125 and an unweighted GPA of 3.68. Is that considered good? I have taken 5 AP classes so far and I am not sure how colleges will look at that because my grades are not the b …

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4 years ago
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Looking for ways to add to resume during Covid

4.05 GPA, 33 act superscored, I am in a volunteering club, Students Against Destructive Decisions club, Debate club, and am on the varsity Baseball team. I also have been playing instruments consisten …

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4 years ago
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If I decide that I want to be a business major during the summer before my senior year, what can I do?

I have always leaned towards the science field, but now, right before my senior year I decided I want to do business as my major. What can I do to be looked at by prestigious colleges? My stats are no …

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4 years ago
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How will test optional school decide who to give scholarships to?

With an abundance of schools going test optional for the class 2021, including Ivy schools, how will they determine who gets the scholarships? I have a 4.6 GPA and if I choose not to submit my test sc …

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4 years ago
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Which gpa will colleges care about more my weighted gpa 3.9 or my 3.5 unweighted gpa?

I have taken mostly dual enrollment, ap classes, and honor classes since freshman year. I am now a junior going into my senior year.

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4 years ago
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How does senior year gpa work with admissions?

Hey, I'm a rising senior and I have a question regarding transcript/gpa. My cumulative gpa right now is a 3.78, and the schools that I am considering to applying to are schools like University of Geor …

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4 years ago
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Should I be worried about plagiarism on Collegevine streams/essay reviews?

I want to use the essay review tools/submit my essay for review on the stream tonight, but someone brought up potential plagiarism—should I be worried/not submit my essays to these platforms? I come f …

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4 years ago
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Doing the High school in the USA helps me to get a better Scholarship?

Hello.

I have some doubts. If I do the last year of high school in the USA, and Improve my grades will I be able to get good scholarship at the university. What's the biggest scholarship I can have?

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4 years ago
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I didn't take any honors classes until sophomore year.. will it affect my chances into Princeton?

Hello I'm going to be a rising junior this fall and I'm very worried about my transcript and courses. At the beginning of the school year, I wasn't aware about the opportunities offered at my school. …

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4 years ago
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Good highschool extracurriculars for students interested in classics?

What would be some good extracurriculars for a tenth grader who is condsidering majoring in classics in college? Are there any besides reading classics or learning latin and greek? Are there any that …

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4 years ago
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Did Anyone Else's Chances Just Change?

I logged into my account just now to find that many of my % chances of admission have changed drastically--this is true on my phone and laptop, and I double checked to ensure that I didn't change my c …

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4 years ago
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what universities in the US and UK can i get into without giving the SAT's/ACT's/IELTS?

Which universities are SAT test-optional and are fairly easy to get in.

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Online Paid Internships or unpaid volunteering opp

Hi, I’m a junior going into my senior year of highschool. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, a lot of the volunteering opportunities I wanted to take up at hospitals has vanished. My ability to get a j …

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If accepted into West Point military academy can you till choose to attend another school?

I am a high school Junior and am currently working on the West Point application process. Before I go too far into the lengthy process I am curious wether I will be legally bound to attend the Univer …

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