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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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research or internships

Are there any internships available for juniors in Houston, TX? Or any doctors I can shadow/ professors I can help in the research lab?

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Would colleges see me studying abroad for a year as a good thing?

Sophmore

I'm graduating a year early to go study abroad for an academic year. With this being said, would colleges see this as a positive or negative aspect considering I wasn't able to take more AP cl …

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If I got a 75 in gym and an 85 in Geometry first semester of freshmen year, but all my other grades are in the high ninety’s including an additional class which is music, will I still have a chance to getting into an elite/prestiges school like NYU or the University of Michigan?

I attend Benjamin N. Cardozo high school in New York which is currently ranked around 3,500 in the nation. I’m in debate club, science Olympiad, Medical research and key club

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I am a junior in high school. What are some good 2020 internship/summer programs that I can apply for to improve my admissions chances.

Preferably with low tuition fees

Open to travel anywhere in America

Looking for a program in the engineering side, not medical

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Do I Need to take the SAT or ACT to get into a police academy?

I'm a junior in high school and am tying to figure out if i have what it takes to go right into a police academy straight out of high school.

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Looking for Intersnhips in summer 2020. I am a freshman right now in San Diego.

Grade : 9th

High School in San Diego

Looking for summer internship locally or with accomdations available

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Can an undocumented student apply to college?

There is a family friend who came here since 8th grade (Junior in high school right now), he has been doing great (Lots of awards, a and ab honor roll, principal's award, a class rank of 24, 3.6 GPA, …

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how do i change my grading scale from precentage to GPA 4?

my grade are in precentage, to be accepted in a college i should change them to GPA 4.

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As a sophomore, how can I get my ACT score to the highest it can be?

I'm a sophomore, I'm taking the ACT for the first time, and I really want to get into UNC Chapel Hill. If I get a great score this time, I won't have to take the ACT ever again, so how can I maximize …

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What is the difference between competition for EECS at Berkeley and other engineering majors?

Planning to apply for Engineering Physics but have heard about competetiveness of EECS. Am I compared to EECS people or is it major specific.

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College Chances?

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Is two AP Classes enough for Senior Year?

Am aiming for top 20 schools (mainly UC Berkeley College of Engineering)

Classes are AP Chemistry and AP Physics C.

Additional AP classes offered available to me are AP Lit and AP Bio.

Forgot to mentio …

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How to improve my chance to get into UPenn?

My GPA is within 75-100th range; SAT 50-75th; EC's 75-100th; AP/Honors lower than 25th percent. I put 18 APs and 19 Honors. My chance to get into UPENN is just 7%-12%. The course works are the maximum …

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Senior Year Class Suggestions?

Hi everyone,

I am currently planning my schedule for next year (senior year) and need some advice on what classes to take. I go to a small, rural high school and would love to attend a Top 20/Ivy unive …

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Junior year class suggestions?

Hello! I am currently a sophomore, and want to major in the pre-medical sciences, but preferably go to a bs/md program. I go to a urban high school and a stem magnet school in my county. I am currentl …

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Can I get in one of the Ivy League schools without sat subject?

4.00 GPA

1510 sat score

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Chances of getting into BU SMED

Hello! I am currently a sophomore, and I am very interested in BU's BA/MD program, and really want to go there in the fall of 2022. I just wanted to get feedback on how my chances are, but I think its …

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My entire curriculum is IB courses-why does it say my IB/AP courses aren't sufficient?

I take 6 IB classes, my only classes are IB. Why does it say for the schools I am applying to that I am not taking enough IB/AP courses when all of my courses are IB.

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Freshman Year

Hey Guys! Just an average freshman in high school worrying about grades. I have a D+ in honors earth science. Do you think this will have an ton of impact on my admission to ivy schools. And I have tw …

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I currently have two C's on my high school record one in math 2 honors (75) and Chemistry Honors(76) I want to know specifically if a college looks at my transcript they will take note in this, howeve …

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