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What are things to add to your resume or application to make you stand out to colleges?

I work and I heard my counselor say that is something that a lot of colleges don't see anymore. They see a lot of impressive writing camps and things like that to make them stand out, but I just want to know what makes you really stand out to colleges when they are looking through your...

#psychologymajor #college-admissions

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Posted by Ginger M.
Justice Mele | Childcare Worker at Care.com Ginger, Great question! It is good you are thinking about what ...

Does needing financial aid affect your chances of being accepted by a college?

I already know that I will not be able to pay tuition all on my own and I was wondering if a college would not accept me over a student that doesn't need financial aid. #collegebound...

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Active Feb 03 at 21:26

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Posted by Kate B.
Tracey Jackson Hi Kate, Great questions. Needing financial does not impact your chances ...

How would i be able to finish my college sign up process?

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Posted by chriss S.
Thomas Beck | Lead Illustrator (Sole Proprietor) for Insanity-Print and Publish Definitely reach out to the school or schools that you are ...

Is it better to take AP or Honors courses?

I have consistently been receiving B's in AP Chemistry, and for future reference, is it better to take an Honors Course and receive an A, or an AP Course and receive a B? I know colleges love AP courses, but is it worth it to sacrifice hours in an AP class I am not particularly interested in...

#apclasses #college-admissions

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Active Jan 21 at 18:58

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Posted by Sarah W.

How to optimize my college experirnce?

I hate high school but am looking forward to college. I heard college years could be the best time of your lfe. So, I want to fully enjoy everything but not forget my focus on my degree. I want to feel free to explore, but I also want a balance....

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Posted by Dallin B.

I feel average but can I still make it into a great school?

I feel like I'm good a lot of things but I've never been quiet good enough. Someone is always better and I never really get to shine as my own person with my own individuality. I look around at my fellow peers then look at the broader spectrum of people around the country and the level of soil...

#college-admissions #college

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Active Oct 29 '17 at 20:32

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Posted by Kephra R.
John Zmuda | Risk Associate at PwC Hi Kephra, Yes, you can absolutely still get into a great ...

How long should it take to get a reply from colleges?

Generally speaking, how long does is take for a college to tell you if you're accepted or rejected? #college-admissions...

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Active Sep 25 '17 at 12:39

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Posted by Ly L.
Lilia Banh | Global Finance Rotational Program at SAP Hi Ly, Waiting for a response from colleges is a nerve-wrecking ...

What kind of program should i do to display my skills to colleges?

I want to know some projects I should complete to show to colleges my skills. #computer-science...

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Active Sep 23 '17 at 18:09

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Posted by Remus W.
Collette Maxwell-George | Managing Funds and Ensuring Compliance at William S. ... Your applying because you are wanting learn more about the field, ...

What can I do to prepare for pre-med as a high school freshman?

I am currently a freshman and I want to do my best to prepare for the expense as well as make myself stand out as a candidate when I apply to highly selective universities. #pre-med...

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:49

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Posted by Nada D.
Archana Jain | CEC Manager at Dell Hi, There is adequate preparation required in any stream of study ...

What is the best way to beef up a college application?

As a student who will be applying to colleges very soon, I'm looking for ways to increase my odds of being accepted. Would retaking a standardized test, more service hours, or something else help me out more? #college...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Nicholas P.
Maria Chrzanowski | Sr. Financial Accounting Analyst at ESPN Volunteering as well as participation in extra curricular activities at school ...

Even if you are in the top ten percent, should I worry about getting into college?

I am worried I won't get into the colleges I am applying to, such as TCU, UNT, and UTA. I am rank 16 out of 227 with a GPA of 4.125 on a 5.0 scale....

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Brittany S.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I don't think you should worry. If you are doing your ...

How do schools decide on merit-based scholarships?

They seem a little bit mysterious and I just want to de-mystify the whole thing....

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Haley S.
Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, Sorry, I have no specific answer for you..just wanted to ...

What is the best way to stay organized during the first year of college?

Hello! My name is Apollonia and I'm from Pennsylvania. I'm about to go into my first year of college and would like to know if it's a difficult task to stay organized while juggling all the responsibilities of living on your own for the first time. #college...

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Posted by Apollonia H.
John Vu | Software Engineer at PayPal It is difficult. Back in college, you have to balance between ...

What should I look for if I am considering transferring colleges?

I am currently at one university that will not sustain my career goals, and I wanted to know what key things I should be looking for when searching for a new college or university....

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Laurel M.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive You need to make sure that it offers the degree that ...

How do you look for work after graduation?

I am a Creative Writing major, wanting to write for film and television who is just curious, especially for what I am going for....

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:27

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Posted by Wesley A.
Arthur Chang | Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) Summer ... Hi Wesley, Thanks for the question. I've seen a lot of ...

How do you minor or double major in a subject?

I am a Creative Writing major, but I am also interested in a Social Studies subject, most notably Geography, History, Law, or Political Science....

#college-admissions

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Posted by Wesley A.
Reva Levenstein | College Admissions/Career Counselor Adding another major or a minor is a wonderful way to ...

what time would you say is ideal for changing your major in college?

I know I want to be in the medical field, but I am not sure which path to take....

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by Destiny O.
Stuart Bowen | Academic Coach, Montgomery College Ideally, you'll change your major within the first couple of semesters. ...

What subjects do i need to take to become a doctor particularly a pediatrician or pathologist?

I'm in 9th grade and homeschooled. I want to pursue a career in medicine, and i want to know what subjects i need to take so i can get into a good school like Stanford. #college-admissions...

#high-school

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Posted by Jhoshua L.
Jenn Hatfield | Education Research Assistant There is a similar topic here, though a lot of the ...

What is one the most important part of the application that major colleges focus on?

I just wanted to know what is the key thing that colleges want to know from the application. Ex: GPA, SAT/ACT, Extracurricular activities,etc. #college-admissions #college-selection...

#college-advice

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Posted by Ron A.

What advice do you have for someone about to go off to college?

After getting accepted into a college, how should students be prepared for college life? #college-admissions #college #collegelife...

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Posted by Joy Z.
Melisa Cameron | Community Engagement Lead at AT&T Hello Joy, I have two college age daughters and I myself ...
Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Yes! There just so happens to be a great book I'd ...

How do I transfer to a 4 year?

I am curious to know how to get to a university. #needhelp #college...

#college-admissions

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Active Jan 22 at 14:26

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Posted by Haroon H.
Jennifer Haden | Higher Education Consultant Haroon, If you're currently attending a two-year institution, there are transfer ...

Should I keep dancing to get into college?

A loaded question, for sure. I've been dancing ballet since I was four and really loved it for most of my life. Like, really loved it - so much so that I moved across the country to live with my dance teacher and did online school in order to dance full time. But after two insanely amazing and...

#college #ballet #college-admissions

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Posted by Zella H.

What should I be doing during my "waiting period"?

I sent in all of my college applications before the New Year, but don't hear back from them until late March, leaving me with approximately three months of crippling financial worries and general stress about acceptance. I've been spending my time applying to as many scholarships as possible,...

#scholarships #college-admissions #financial-aid

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Posted by Grace P.

If I wanted to pursue astrophysics in the future, what classes would be best to prioritize in highschool?

I am a freshman in highschool and I have an interest in astrophysics and wish to take it in college, and maybe take it further if I end up really liking it. But I'm wondering what classes I should look into during my next four highschool years, and if there are any outside courses I should try...

#career #career-path #college-admissions

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F Van N Hi Izabell, If you are interested in the beta sciences, it ...

When should I start visiting colleges?

Should I visit before I apply, like in the summer after my junior year? Or after I apply and get accepted? Because why would I visit a place that might not accept me? #campus-visit #college-admissions...

#college-selection

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 05:18

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Posted by Sydnie R.
Frantisek Dvorsky | Product and Business Manager at Dell If I had the opportunity to visit the college before applying ...

How can I improve my ACT score.

I am a Senior in high school and I would like to improve my ACT score so I can get into a good college or community college. #acethetest #college...

#college-admissions

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Active Nov 10 '17 at 09:57

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Posted by jessica N.
Sophie Frank | Consultant at PwC I took the ACT, as well. I know it's not necessarily ...

What do colleges look at most when offering scholarships?

Do colleges look at GPA, test scores, or personal statement/essays more when considering students for scholarships? #scholarships #college...

#college-admissions

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Active Sep 23 '17 at 15:57

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Posted by Brittani L.
Collette Maxwell-George | Managing Funds and Ensuring Compliance at William S. ... All these factors play a role in a college's selection of ...
Aman Nischal | Tax Associate at PwC Hey, There is a great app I heard about called Scholly. ...

What are good colleges to receive a nursing degree in 4-5 years?

I am asking this because I am currently a junior in high school researching nursing colleges. Since there a lot of colleges out there, I want to narrow down my options. #college-major...

#college-admissions

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:54

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Posted by Sophia C.
Jennifer Grawey | Regional Vice President, National Accounts Nursing is a very noble profession and anything in the medical ...

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