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Questions about school-related stuff

Hello. I'm a junior in high school and soon to be a senior. This is my first year in an American high school and I moved from a country in Europe called Kosovo (a country nobody heard of it before). I lived there for many years and probably wouldn't consider myself to be a native English speaker, so...
30 Apr, 10:11 tommy1211
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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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Do I need to submit both Transcripts for the college aps.

Hello, I am transferring high schools Junior year. I was wondering if it is necessary to submit both transcripts if my current transcript comes senior year accurately documents my high school career. I was in a pretty bad place freshman year due to depression and racial tensions at the Private Schoo...
01 Mar, 22:47 junda1
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Bilangual diploma or AP

I just read your article on the required classes of Ivy League schools. You really enforced the need of course difficulty throughout high school. I am a French immersion student and have been my entire life. I am going into high school (grade ten here) and the highest level class I can take in Frenc...
23 Feb, 01:11 Jfesyk11
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Which high school electives look good on your transcript?

Hi. I'm going to be a freshman in high school this September. I really need to know "Which high school electives look good on your transcript?" I heard that Science Research is a good course and college likes it but I don't want to take Research. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT OTHER COURSES LOOK GOOD FOR COLLE...
28 Jan, 14:26 RS281
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How do I recover my lost high school diploma?

In the early 90's I did a through the mail High School course. I graduated I got my diploma through the mail. However, the diploma got destroyed. The diploma was important to me, and I'd like to get it back. How do I do that?
30 Oct '16, 22:08 Fred_PrepSch...101
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How do I balance ACT prep and school work?

I am finding it very hard to balance my school work and studying for the ACT. It's the end of the year, so I have to study for finals and I have a lot of essays to write! There's barely any extra time to study for the ACT. Do you have any tips for managing both?
14 Jun '16, 09:38 Laura_PrepSc...521
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What are good “stand out” electives for college admissions?

I’m going to be a sophomore next year, and I am planning on taking debate and mock trial as electives. Should I change one of them to have more variety? What kind of electives make a student stand out for college applications?
26 May '16, 12:44 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Do colleges prefer AP or IB?

I'm just a freshman in high school right now, but I will be applying to some prestigious schools in the future. To help shape my high school plan, I'm wondering what is more impressive to schools (particularly Ivy Leagues): IB or AP classes/scores?
26 May '16, 12:03 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Should I quit my sports team to focus on the SAT?

I am on my school basketball team, and there is a 50% chance that I'll be co-captain next year. Unfortunately, my grades aren’t that great, so I really need to study and do well on the SAT. Should I stay on the basketball team, possibly as co-captain, even though it’s so time consuming, or quit and...
25 May '16, 15:35 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Does your high school affect your Ivy League chances?

I will be starting high school next year, and I have the option of going to two different schools. The first is a prestigious public high school that is completely focused on academics, and will likely be very difficult to excel in. The other option is my local high school, which will offer a greate...
24 May '16, 12:22 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Will retaking a class at a community college change my grade?

I have a C- in my language class, so I’m going to retake the class at a community college this summer. Will the grade I get replace the first grade? If retake more classes this way, would that change my GPA for that year?
29 Apr '16, 13:38 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Should I retake a B in Spanish 1?

Call me silly, but I am a Freshman and I have set my sights on Harvard (I know how unhealthy and unrealistic that is, but I'm taking it as a challenge). First, I have one question. Does Harvard, (or any of the HYPSM or other top schools) consider 8th grade high school classes? I know so many applica...
23 Jan '16, 13:00 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k

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