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First Author Manuscript

Hello! I am a senior applying to college this year, and have worked at a university lab for nearly three years now. I worked on an independent project, which I presented at the International Experimental Biology Conference, and I have submitted the project for publication as first author to the Amer...
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Would you provide cashback assurance for that advantage?

I wish to know whether or not you are offering indokasino cashback ensure for that advantage or not?
03 Oct, 06:31 bolaindo1
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Transferring after college freshmen year

Hi, I am a current freshman at Swarthmore College and I have a solid GPA at the moment; assuming that I can maintain the 3.8+ GPA, would I have a good shot at UChicago, Harvard, or Yale? My high school ACT score was only a 31, however (36 in English and Reading but totally blew off the science sect...
02 Sep, 17:02 SwimElite1
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Distressed when i learnt that my chances for my dream college are near zero

I am an Indian Student, completed schooling from a leading and very well reputed boarding school in India. Academic record: Grade 9: 9.5/10 CGPA Grade 10:10/10 CGPA Grade 11: 89%, top 10 of class Grade 12 : 97% in physics chemistry math and biology cumulative, And 95.6% including English, ranked 4th...
27 Aug, 21:05 Mani19641
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[closed] How much will not taking a foreign language impact my chances at top tier universities?

I am a rising senior and it's course selection time again. I have always dreamed of attending highly ranked schools such as the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, or Columbia, but I have just realized that I have done nothing in school to satisfy the strong foreign language requirements that selec...
28 Apr, 00:44 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Can I get into top colleges with no foreign language in high school?

I am a rising senior and it's course selection time again. I have always dreamed of attending highly ranked schools such as the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, or Columbia, but I have just realized that I have done nothing in school to satisfy the strong foreign language requirements that sele...
28 Apr, 00:43 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Choosing Between the ACT and SAT

Hello, I am an upcoming senior with the goal of attending Yale in the Fall of 2018. The biggest problem I have with college admissions is SAT / ACT scores. Which test is better for me? I have taken both once, with my most recent SAT being a 1280 composite (680 RW, 600 M) and 27 ACT (35 Eng, 27 Math,...
28 Apr, 00:27 Fred_PrepSch...101
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[closed] Choosing Between the SAT or ACT

Hello, I am an upcoming senior with the goal of attending Yale in the Fall of 2018; however, my SAT and ACT scores seem to be my biggest hindrance. I need help deciding which exam is better for me. I have taken both once, with my most recent SAT being a 1280 composite (680 RW, 600 M) and 27 ACT (35 ...
28 Apr, 00:23 Fred_PrepSch...101
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[closed] Choosing Between the ACT and SAT

Hello, I am an upcoming senior with the goal of attending Yale in the Fall of 2018; however, my SAT and ACT scores seem to be my biggest hindrance. I need help deciding which exam is better for me. I have taken both once, with my most recent SAT being a 1280 composite (680 RW, 600 M) and 27 ACT (35 ...
28 Apr, 00:23 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Strong Extracurriculars and Academics but Bad SAT Scores

I'm really worried about my admission chances into the top tier universities like Harvard Yale and specifically, MIT. MIT has been my dream school since Grade 9. I messed up my SAT (1430). However I do have perfect scores in Chemistry and Math Level 2 SAT 2. Notably, I was finalist of ISEF at the me...
28 Apr, 00:05 Fred_PrepSch...101
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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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Scores for admission to top computer science schools

I scored 1470 in SAT (780 M; 690 E) and 800 in Math 2 and 800 in Physics, what are my chances to get admission in top engg schools?
23 Feb, 22:18 topcompscience11
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Physical Education

My school does not require physical education. I take it once a week. It is a joke. I got a 96 for doing nothing. Would you suggest I continue taking it in 11th and 12th grade? Do colleges care about physical education if it is not required by the school?
18 Feb, 18:38 yesme96321
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International Transfer Financial Aid

Do colleges provide full Financial Aid to International Transfer Students ?Can you name a few colleges that do?
13 Feb, 05:25 rahul1231
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Rolling Admissions and Scores

I am currently applying for the universities that offer rolling admissions. Can I submit my SAT scores after I have submitted my application? Will they look at them?
22 Dec '16, 18:35 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Science Fair competitions impact on top 5 college admissions

Hello, I have participated in science fairs since 8th grade, and now I'm a sophomore. I won the grand award at my county three years in a row, and I went to the California State Science Fair and got an honorable mention (1st year) and 2nd place in my category (2nd year), and I'm going to it again th...
22 Dec '16, 18:21 Laura_PrepSc...521
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How can I make my interest in business and entrepreneurship my college application 'spike'?

So I have just finished and have been really enlightened by this article http://blog.prepscholar.com/how-to-get-into-harvard-and-the-ivy-league-by-a-harvard-alum I still have a couple of years to develop my spike further, so far I have been involved in math and science olympiads and competitions, bu...
20 Dec '16, 08:18 apeters11
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Are summer programs really worth it?

I was recently nominated for the National Youth Leadership Forum for Medicine and I am wondering if it is really worth it? The program is very expensive ranging from $3,000 to 4,000 plus living and transportation arrangements. I know almost nothing about the program and I am very much debating wheth...
19 Dec '16, 17:22 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Self Studying Advanced Mathematics

Hello, my name is Alex Figueroa and I am currently a high school junior. I am highly motivated to learn math and wish to pursue a PHD in Applied Mathematics. My question is: Would my hard work and motivation self-studying math be noticed by university admissions? If so, would it increase my chances...
19 Dec '16, 17:02 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Admissions for Post-High School International Student?

I am an international student,i want to take SAT,but i have completed my high school last year . will it affect my admission in an reason?
16 Dec '16, 17:14 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Top College Acceptance Without Foreign Language Experience?

Freshmen year, my counselor advised me that foreign language classes weren't necessary... At my school, people may stay in a foreign language class for four years and still be very inadequate. Now I'm a senior without any FL experience, and most of the colleges I aspire to attend require or recommen...
14 Dec '16, 10:27 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Notre Dame Pre-Med Program: Am I on the Right Path?

Hi, I am currently a sophomore at a Catholic High School, I currently have a 4.0 GPA unweighted and I am currently taking all honors courses at my school except in my math class. I am a year advanced. I am trilingual (English,Spanish and French), my extracurriculars include: Mass Choir, French Club,...
14 Dec '16, 09:50 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Majors in College?

I still am not 100 % sure of what I want to do with my life. It is between a medical doctor or an accountant. Will colleges have a rough time accepting me with this in mind? Also is it possible to try out majors in the start of college or whatever I pick will be my career choice?
14 Dec '16, 09:48 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Gap Year Affecting SAT, College Admissions?

i had an extra year gap between my class 10 and 12, will it have an influence on my SAT and admission process?
13 Dec '16, 12:08 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Private Jewish School - Ivy League Application Questions

I go to a private Jewish school. We have many religious classes (Torah, Talmud, etc.). I would really appreciate it if you would answer each question separately. NOTE: I wish to go to an ivy league school. Please answer my questions with that in mind. How do colleges view religious classes? Are the...
12 Dec '16, 16:13 Laura_PrepSc...521
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The ACT sent a cancelled score. What can I do?

I decided to cancel sending a score report to UMich (my first choice school) for fear of having them see a poor ACT score. I did this prior to their 12:00 pm CST deadline on the day of. I was glad I did so, because when I received my scores they were much lower than my best test. I checked Wolverin...
16 Nov '16, 11:36 Laura_PrepSc...521
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1450 SAT Score - Good Enough for Harvard?

I got 1450 SAT score and have 4.0 gpa. Is this good enough to even stand a shot for highly selective colleges? Upenn, Harvard, etc... I don't do any extracurricular activities but I have a job at a grocery store. Big disadvantage?
15 Nov '16, 16:34 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Published paper good enough (as spike) to get in Stanford / Harvard / MIT etc?

I am currently working in a lab at UC San Diego and have been working on my own project for about 5 months now. We have generated a lot of data, and my boss thinks there is a good chance we could write a paper and get it published before I apply to college (I am currently a junior). We were also thi...
01 Nov '16, 16:00 Fred_PrepSch...101
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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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IELTS vs TOEFL

I'm an international student and I'm thinking of applying to top US colleges. I searched everywhere but no one seems to know if I should take the IELTS or TOEFL (besides the SAT). Some of my teachers say US colleges favor TOEFL, others say there's no difference. If the second is true, I prefer takin...
23 Sep '16, 17:46 Laura_PrepSc...521

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