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Is sat score valid for universties/collages in England?

Dear Sir/Madam Is sat score valid universities/collages in England
15 Mar, 12:09 killerhoax11
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"Compelling" Personal Statement?

I am hoping to be accepted into Case Western Reserve University's Pre-Scholars Program. Along with an application that I need to fill out, I am required to write a one page Personal Statement. Problem is, CWRU will only accept 15 students out of all the high-schoolers who apply. Aside from my past s...
03 Mar, 11:28 homeskooler26
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International application for Harvard

I am an international student. I'm currently applying to few Ivies, including Harvard, which is my first choice. Additionally, I am applying for the dual-degree with Berklee College of Music. I have stellar grades (almost straight A+s), I was ranked 15th on a National Law Olympiad and am currently a...
21 Jan, 19:57 Qisiel11
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Is non-original college-level research compelling for top colleges?

Hello! I am a junior in high school and thinking about applying to some pretty selective schools. I am interested in majoring in molecular biology and am working on developing my "spike" in biology. I have the opportunity to work with my local college on a molecular biology project over the next yea...
04 Nov '16, 11:32 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Do I need APs if I have strong extracurriculars as an International Student>?

I'm from Bulgaria, a small country in Eastern Europe. Our educational system is quite different from yours. Our schools don't calculate GPA and don't offer AP courses. Does not having APs put me in a disadvantage, as I'm going to apply to top US colleges? The difficulty for me in taking APs is this...
30 Oct '16, 22:16 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Patent and Commercialized tech device: IMPACT ON TOP 5 COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

I have made 2 inventions (personal devices that have never been made before ) that I'm strongly considering patenting. However, I do not have the money to properly do this with a lawyer and spend 5,000 dollars on him. So I must do it myself, which is definitely very challenging, but in fact possible...
29 Jun '16, 16:01 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Are colleges with 70%+ acceptance rates bad?

I always thought schools like WVU, Indiana Bloomington, Ole miss etc were considered good schools but I see them get berated on sites like college confidential, but on websites like college niche these schools were given rather good ratings. Do these high-acceptance schools look bad on my transcript...
10 Jun '16, 13:09 Laura_PrepSc...521
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What's the average ACT score for Wharton?

What's the average ACT score for WHARTON undergrad at UPenn?
07 Jun '16, 14:08 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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What is the likelihood of admittance into top tier colleges?

My son is a junior and attends a very competitive high school in the area. He has taken all pre-AP and AP classes his entire high school career. He is an A/B student with a 3.8 GPA and his class rank is top 12%. His top college choices are MIT, Stanford, and Columbia. He scored a 2390 on his SAT. He...
03 Jun '16, 13:59 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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AP Course Worth It With No AP Test?

The next level of math that my high school offers is AP Statistics. I'm a couple of years ahead in math, so there are literally no other classes available to me. I don't really care about taking the AP test, but my teacher said that colleges won't give me credit for the class if I don't. I don't wa...
23 May '16, 15:34 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Will Lower Old SAT Scores Outweigh a Higher New SAT Score?

Hello, I've studied with Prepscholar for the old SAT, and now I'm studying with it for the new program. I find that the new SAT is easier for me to do and so far I've been doing much better with that test. I've taken three old SAT's and I've gotten 1930, 1940 and 2070 on those. But I'm confident my ...
02 May '16, 17:01 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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How much does class rank matter for college admissions?

I graduated from essentially the top high school in Singapore with 38 points on the IB Diploma. Due to the nature of high school admissions in Singapore, with upper and lower tier schools, although my score is somewhat decent (equivalent to approximately 3.8 GPA) it puts me in the bottom 20 percenti...
20 Apr '16, 14:01 Laura_PrepSc...521

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