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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...
22 Nov '18, 09:17 Playgame123(suspended)
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Is making USABO camp(top 20) good enough to be a spike for Ivy League colleges?

I am a sophomore who is looking to make it into top 20 in USABO either this year or next year. I am pretty confident in doing so and want to ask whether its worth spending 2+ hours per day doing so. I've heard from friends that making it into even upper tier Ivy League colleges is very likely if you...
28 Apr '17, 00:09 Fred_PrepSch...101
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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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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...536
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In Stanford College Apps, Does Knowing Lots of Languages Get You In?

Hi, I'm 16 and just took my second SAT test and received a 1570 and my weighted GPA is a 4.6. I am from Europe and am half Finnish and half German. Also, I'm not too interested or good at math but I am able to speak six languages fluently including English, German, Chinese, Finnish, Swedish and Fre...
04 Nov '16, 14:34 Laura_PrepSc...536
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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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What should I do to improve my college application?

Hi. I am international student in usa. I am 19 years old. I finished high school last year and came here. My school was best school in my state. My grades were all good, starting from 6th grade at school i participated computer programming olimpiad every year.. First time i took 3rd place at school ...
16 Aug '16, 14:22 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Is my spike good enough for Stanford?

Can you give me advice about spike? I am 19 years old and i international student in US now.. I am going to apply stanford... I love influence people... I love look for information that they need.. SAT, health, bodybuilding, education...Now i started my official account in LINE, i am posting informa...
21 Jul '16, 11:28 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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I know my spike, but I have other major activities that don't relate to it—help!

I am a rising junior who wants to study Psychology and pursue a career in the mental health field. I really want to get into an Ivy League. My current quandary is regarding extracurriculars: I read Allen Cheng's article about getting into Harvard and finding your spike to appeal to collage admission...
27 Jun '16, 11:20 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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3.0 GPA Junior - Ivy League Chances?

I'm a junior ending the year with a 3.0 gpa . Do I still have a chance at getting into Ivy League schools? I also just recently developed my spike and want to go for it more next school year. I'm training now to be a lifeguard this summer. I have a handful of voluntary things that I love doing. I do...
10 May '16, 12:46 Laura_PrepSc...536

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