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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...536
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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...536

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