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What did you do in high school to make sure you were accepted into a good school?

ill be applying to colleges soon but I'm nervous because I'm not sure what they look for in new students. It's so competitive. What did you do in high school to impress colleges enough to accept you? What clubs or activities would definitely stand out in my application? #college...

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K H’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:16

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Posted by Liz A.’s Avatar Liz A.
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K H Hi Liz, Great question...and I think Ken provided you with sound ...

Will my lack of music class experience affect my college application?

If i never taken any music classes in high school , would that peanilize me when colleges are looking at my application if i want to major in music? #music...

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Sarah Louise’s Avatar Gary Toscano’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:58

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Posted by Shailah .’s Avatar Shailah .
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Sarah Louise Not necessarily! I go to Berklee College of Music in Boston, ...

When applying to a college that majors in music what would be some good things involving music I should include in my application?

When apply to a college that majors in music what would be some good things involving music should i include on my application? #music...

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Jared Chung’s Avatar Elizabeth Christopher’s Avatar Conor Myhrvold’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:59

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Posted by Shailah .’s Avatar Shailah .
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Jared Chung | Founder at CareerVillage.org If you are a trained musician with exceptional talent, submitting compositions ...

How can I make myself stand out when I am applying to colleges?

I have suffered from many illnesses over my high school career which have prevented me from participating in lots of school activities and volunteer programs. I also didn't get the chance to participate in AP classes and my GPA is 3.73, not the greatest. I participated in choir and I was the...

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Ben Landis’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 08:05

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Posted by Hannah F.’s Avatar Hannah F.
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Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at CareerVillage.org You already wrote your answer in your question! Talk about your ...

How much do AP classes matter when applying to colleges?

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Active Sep 27 at 12:11

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Posted by Michael R.’s Avatar Michael R.
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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate In my opinion, AP Classes matter a lot! AP classes will ...

Is FBLA good on college apps?

FBLA is a relatively smaller club at my school, and I've done fairly well in it, and it seems a bit easier than another club like, say, Speech and Debate. Does it have the same weight and gravity as other clubs on college apps? #fbla...

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Active Feb 16 at 22:27

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Posted by Derek Y.’s Avatar Derek Y.
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Ashley V | Sr. Analyst- Go to Market Hi Derek! I too did FBLA in school. I think the ...

What are some ways to ensure acceptance into medical school?

I am trying to plan ahead to ensure I am accepted into medical school. #medschool...

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Active Oct 12 '17 at 10:42

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Posted by Delaney S.’s Avatar Delaney S.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Delaney, Thanks for the question. The Association of American Medical ...

Is it bad that I applied to only one university?

I've known which school I wanted to go to for forever, but I still feel a little guilty not applying anywhere else. I get all this mail and I'm like, "Sorry, you never had a chance." #college...

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Troy Lehman’s Avatar Kate Carnahan’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 '17 at 01:35

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Posted by Robyn C.’s Avatar Robyn C.
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Troy Lehman | Manager, Global Channel Enablement at Symantec I have an 18 year old daughter graduating from high school ...

Are extra curricular's required on a college application to get in?

I am in 9th grade and I have heard that college applications need extra curricular's. At the moment I am doing none and I need to know if I should get into some so that I can get into a college I prefer. #college #college-applications...

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Jared Chung’s Avatar Shelley Calhoun’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:08

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Posted by Sarah R.’s Avatar Sarah R.
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Jared Chung | Founder at CareerVillage.org Oh yes. DEFINITELY. College applications have become really competitive in recent ...

Medical School Advice

I have an okay GPA (3.51) and an okay MCAT score (497). My extracurricular activities, awards, volunteer work, and other activities are extremely good. How good are my chances of making into a medical school? Any advice to make me a stronger applicant? #medschool #pre-med...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 04 at 03:55

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Posted by Makenzie O.’s Avatar Makenzie O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming an doctor. It takes a ...

How could I make my application look appealing to my dream college?

I want to go to Western Washington University #application...

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Will applying for colleges be stressful?

I’m a junior in high school and I’ve already looked into applying for colleges and it seems pretty complicated. So I’m just wondering how hard will it get throughout senior year looking for colleges? #stressed #college-applications...

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Active Mar 08 at 00:51

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Posted by Yeika P.’s Avatar Yeika P.
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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 can I be sure I'm choosing the right college?

There are so many options! I've applied to six colleges, but how do I know which one to choose? Aside from financial aid, what are some things I should be looking for? #college-applications #deciding...

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Col Sen MP, Ph.D’s Avatar Glenn Arche’s Avatar
Active Mar 05 at 13:23

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Posted by Brooke S.’s Avatar Brooke S.
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Col Sen MP, Ph.D | Consultant & Career Coach Hello Brooke,very nice question indeed. Well, we as a family are ...

How many clubs, internships, and work study programs is too much?

I am attending the University of Washington this upcoming fall and will be majoring in biochemistry. My goal is to get accepted into med school in the future which obviously requires many extracurricular activities and volunteer work. Currently, I am signed up for work study, I plan to get...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Nadia P.’s Avatar Nadia P.
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Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks The three most important things on your med school application will ...

How much of the college admissions process is based on luck, and how much of the process is based on accomplishments, grades, test scores, and extracurricular activities?

This question was asked by a senior in high school who is beginning his college application process, today. He is interested in a career in computer programming and hopes to find himself walking the halls of a California State University during the fall of 2016. I would like to share this...

#college #university #college-admissions #college-applications

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Rachel Chace’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar Susanne Archer’s Avatar Amanda Greathouse CSP, TSC’s Avatar +2
Active Apr 04 at 14:10

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Posted by Jaleel Mackey’s Avatar Jaleel M.
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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 ...

What is the difference between the early action and the early decision college application deadlines?

This question was asked by a junior from San Jose, Ca who plans on applying to Stanford next fall. She hopes to study biomedical engineering and eventual find herself in the medical device industry.thank you so much njuhuh #college-admissions #college-applications #college-advice #early-action...

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Kelly Fuson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:11

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Posted by Student Voices by CV ..’s Avatar Student Voices by CV ..
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hello, Early Decision vs. Early Action Early admissions programs can be ...

How did you decide how many colleges to apply to?

For professionals who have already gone to college: I'm coming up on 11th grade and I'm supposed to start researching colleges. I'm just wondering how you decided how many colleges to apply to when you were in high school? I looked at the applications and they look like they can take a long...

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Timothy Santos’s Avatar Lisa Mercer’s Avatar Rachel Chace’s Avatar Kevin Au’s Avatar +4
Active Apr 04 at 13:41

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Posted by Tanaia R.’s Avatar Tanaia R.
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Timothy Santos | Software Engineer at LinkedIn Hi Tanaia, I applied to 7 colleges when I was in ...

How do I select what to put on my resumé?

I understand that it often depends on where it is being distributed. However, I seem to have too much pertinent information to fit on a single page. In general, is it better to include diverse aspects of your being, or focalize around that field in which you are interested? #resume...

#resume-writing #college-applications #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:47

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Posted by Abby Lupi’s Avatar Abby L.
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Kris Fannin | Management and Leadership Consultant, Entrepreneur, Speaker Abby- First, what an exciting time! I know a resume can ...

Spread-out interests in college application

Hello, Of course, college admissions officers say that they like seeing people who are extremely involved in one or two activities, and that students with too varied and superficial activities do not have the best example of a good college application. Of course, I know that colleges will...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:40

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Posted by Anna K.’s Avatar Anna K.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Anna! You asked a good question. Colleges are looking for ...

Do colleges prefer students that don't have a 4.0 gpa, take vigorous courses and don't have a job or a student with a 4.0, volunteers monthly, and has a job and is also involved with sports?

A friend of mine is in this situation and wonders what she shall do her senior year to make her college application stand-out from the others. #college #college-admissions...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Elizabeth Dimen | Student at Brown University Short answer: Higher GPA is better if you're applying to highly ...

How do you choose the college that is right for you?

I am a junior in high school and am preparing to go to college. I was just wondering how I can choose a college out of all of the colleges that have already accepted me. I have not started applying to colleges just yet, but before it's too late, I want to learn how to pick the right college for...

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Active Apr 04 at 13:20

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Posted by Karen P.’s Avatar Karen P.
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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 ...

Do colleges really care if you didn't take AP classes in your 9 & 10 grade?

I didn't start taking AP classes until Junior year, and I didn't take honors/IB classes either. The only advanced classes I have taken are advanced Enligh 1/2 & 3/4, along with being a year ahead in math of the regular sequence. #college #college-applications...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Diana M.’s Avatar Diana M.
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Sara G | Athletics Academic Coordinator at The University of Texas ... Hi Diana, You don't need to have AP classes to be ...

What are some extra curricular activites that look impressive on a college application?

I'm a sophomore in high school and have been focusing on building up my extra curricular or activities so I have a good list when I start applying for college and I want it to look impressive so they can see that I'm all around good student and not just academically. #college-applications...

#community-service #academic-advising #extracurriculars

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Jarvarus Gresham’s Avatar Jared Chung’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:49

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Posted by Denisse P.’s Avatar Denisse P.
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Jarvarus Gresham | JD Candidate & Human Resource Professional at Alston ... Colleges normally look for well-rounded students. I think that it is ...

Do AP classes really help your college applications?

Will having Advanced Placement courses really help my college applications? Do you think getting a B in an AP class will look better or worse to people evaluating your application? Is an AP class really worth it? #college #college-applications #ap...

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Genevieve Cawthorn’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Nina Hitt’s Avatar
Active Jul 31 '17 at 17:31

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Posted by Raeann V.’s Avatar Raeann V.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech AP classes are good to have for your college applications. It ...

How should I prepare for grad school?

I am going into my senior year as an undergrad and am wondering how I should start preparing for grad school? What are the best ways to prepare for grad school? Should I start applying at the start of my senior year? Or should I wait until I am closer to graduation? Should I hold off on...

#career-path #graduate-school #college-applications #college-prep

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:53

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Mounia, What is your major? That makes a bit of difference ...
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) It's actually a good idea to have both. But if you ...

How can I stop being nervous about applying for college?

I’ve been looking at colleges for a while now, and thinking about how close it’s getting to having to submit applications worries me. The process of applications and thinking will I ever be accepted? #anxious #college-applications #college-admissions...

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Matthew Armes’s Avatar Sam Seldon’s Avatar
Active Feb 14 at 09:38

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Posted by Yeika P.’s Avatar Yeika P.
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Matthew Armes | Academic Counselor, University of Pennsylvania Yeika, Thanks for posting this question; it's a good thing for ...

How do I tell my parents that I didn't make it into my dream school?

I was really excited to go and we spent a lot of time and money on visits and making arrangements in case I was accepted. Now I didn't even make it through the first round of applicants. I don't know how to bring it up to my parents without making it sound like it isn't a big deal....

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Active Aug 07 at 15:22

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Posted by Cameron R.’s Avatar Cameron R.
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Hamza S. Haqqi | Founder/CEO Learnza, LLC Educational Leadership and Administration, at ... Dear Cameron,Dont be afraid! your parents are your biggest fans and ...
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