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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....

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Deidre Mercedes Watson’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Brittany S.’s Avatar Brittany S.
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Deidre Mercedes Watson | School Liaison AmeriCorps Member at New American Pathways You have an excellent GPA average so I would not worry ...

When applying to selective colleges, can AP tests be substituted for "recommended" SAT subject tests?

A couple of colleges I want to apply to say that SAT subject tests are recommended. I took the math 2 subject test and scored in the 31st percentile (ouch) but got a 5 on the AP BC calculus exam. Subject tests do not pose any kind of financial hardship to my family, but I tend to do better on...

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Active May 10 at 10:11

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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Ava, Another great question, you are on a roll. So I ...

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...

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Active May 31 at 10:18

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Posted by Sarah W.’s Avatar Sarah W.
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Jasmine Woodson, M.Ed | School Counselor Congratulations on your hard work and taking accelerated courses. AP courses ...

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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Active Mar 23 at 11:22

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Posted by Dallin B.’s Avatar Dallin B.
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Taylor Hanzlik | Risk Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Dallin, thanks for submitting a question! I didn't like high ...

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....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:27

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

Are there any problems with entering college in the spring semester?

I've recently gotten accepted to a good college, but with admission deferred to spring semester. Once I get in, I'll be student just like any students, but I was wondering if there were any academic or social problems with not entering in the fall with most admitted freshman. Does anyone have...

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Active Mar 23 at 08:42

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Posted by Kira Z.’s Avatar Kira Z.
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Taylor Hanzlik | Risk Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Kira! Thanks for submitting a question. I wouldn't be nervous ...

How much do standardized tests matter in the college application process?

I would consider myself decently smart, but not when it comes to standardized tests. I appreciate tests that my teachers make because if I am proficient in the topic, the grade will show. Standardized tests like, the AP exams, the SAT, and the Regents exams in New York are extremely stressful...

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Active Jul 17 at 09:05

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Posted by Kaitlyn K.’s Avatar Kaitlyn K.
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Ria Jagasia | Academic Consultant at AIC Education Hey Kaitlyn! This is a great question. Standardized test scores are ...

How do schools decide on merit-based scholarships?

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

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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

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...

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Archana Jain’s Avatar Ana Owen’s Avatar James Garza’s Avatar
Active Jul 14 at 19:43

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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 May 31 at 18:42

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

What should I do in my undergraduate years to set myself up to be accepted at a great school for graduate school?

I want to make sure that I'm doing all I can to get accepted at highly competitive school for my graduate work. What should I be doing? #graduate-school...

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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....

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Ashley M.’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Reva Levenstein’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Ashley M. | Senior Business Analyst at Fidelity Investments Hello Laurel, I applaud you for identifying that your current college ...

When will JEE Mains 2018 admit card be released ?

want to know about the admit card #exams...

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Active Apr 15 at 20:09

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Is it more important to do one thing really well in high school or to do many things?

I participated in music very heavily in high school and so that caused me to have less time for clubs or sports. I'm wondering which option gives you an edge when applying to college....

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Active Mar 15 at 11:03

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Posted by Samantha S.’s Avatar Samantha S.
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Ashish Malhotra | Philosopher,writer,educator Hello dear, very good question.If you are passionate about music then ...

Should I reach for Ivy League schools?

I'm first-generation and minority with parents that don't speak English. If I were to reach for such advanced institution, I will be promising a better future for my descendants... right? Do I really want to overwhelm myself in High School in an attempt to get accepted to one of these schools?...

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Active Apr 18 at 16:19

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Posted by Adrian P.’s Avatar Adrian P.
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Natalie Fowler | Global Customer Program Manager at Dell EMC Hi Adrian, College is very important for opening up opportunities for ...

How did you decide which college to attend?

I am torn between two colleges. Both are amazing and I have been accepted to both but I can't decide which one I want to go to....

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Active Apr 04 at 13:59

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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps <span style="background-color: transparent;">Collegeboard.org is a great resource for this! I poured ...

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

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.’s Avatar Kate B.
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Tracey Jackson Hi Kate, Great questions. Needing financial does not impact your chances ...

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...

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John Zmuda’s Avatar Michelle Vakman’s Avatar
Active Oct 29 '17 at 20:32

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John Zmuda | Risk Associate at PwC Hi Kephra, Yes, you can absolutely still get into a great ...
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Dawn G. | Senior Operations Manager My GPA was also not great! However, my last year of ...

Is it hard to get into an MBA program for International business?

Thinking about getting my MBA?...

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Active Mar 12 at 11:09

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Posted by Devetra C.’s Avatar Devetra C.
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Vinay Nenwani | Technology Consultant at PwC - Specialising in SAP ... Noo. It is not. You need take GMAT https://www.mba.com/us

How to get into your dream school?

I am a junior in high school and I need to know some tips of getting into your dream school....

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Active Apr 16 at 06:55

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Posted by Alexandria W.’s Avatar Alexandria W.
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Rachel Guy | Health and Wellness Coordinator Hi Alexandria!I would suggest reaching out to the admissions department at ...

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

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Active Jan 26 at 19:50

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

How to prepare for CSIR NET Exam ?

want to know about preparation tips for csir net exam. #exams...

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Active Apr 15 at 19:52

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Posted by Shalini S.’s Avatar Shalini S.

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...

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Justice Mele’s Avatar Lindsay Simeone’s Avatar Breanna Gentile’s Avatar
Active Apr 18 at 16:21

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

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...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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

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....

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Stuart Bowen’s Avatar Reva Levenstein’s Avatar Jessica Powell’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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

Do colleges care about grades or the essay?

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Active Apr 08 at 04:56

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Posted by Allie M.’s Avatar Allie M.
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Michaela Conner | Risk Assurance Consultant at PwC Hi Allie, it might depend on what type of school you ...

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....

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Arthur Chang’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:27

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