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Burlington, Massachusetts
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Prathiv’s Career Goals

My goal: Neurosurgeon Make a better impact for many. In my free time, research in reconstructive neuroscience and degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.



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Prathiv Mar 25 642 views

What are some summer programs for research I can take?

I’m a rising sophomore, and I am trying to build a good background in life sciences like biology/biochemistry and research for college. I want to apply for top schools, thus I felt it was best to start setting the foundation now itself. Are there any (preferably online, or in the Boston...

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Prathiv Feb 28 1017 views

Do Ivy League schools give scholarships?

My situation financially, is very poor and I probably can’t even afford an undergraduate degree. I’m aiming for a Biochemistry undergrad at the top schools, do they offer scholarships?

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Prathiv Jan 29 646 views

Help! I’m stuck between Med-School and Law, what do I go for?

I’m a freshman in high school, my GPA is 3.96 and straight A’s. I’m in a Medical Careers club and a Mock Trial club at my high school. This weekend I was in a Mock Trial as the defendant’s attorney in criminal proceedings(aggravated assault and battery charges for juvenile male, 17 tried as an...

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Prathiv Jan 24 579 views

Any strategies for studying Maths?

I’m just not good at maths, any ideas?

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Prathiv Jan 22 372 views

My math midterms marks were terrible(D+ or C-), I’m in my freshman year of high school, how much will it bring down my GPA?

It accounts for 4% of the total semester grade.

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Prathiv Jan 19 812 views

What are extracurricular activities, how would that factor into my college application?

I’m lost on what extracurricular activities are, but I’ve done some research and it talks about volunteering? My aspiration is med school, and I want a great profile for the top universities for my biochemistry undergrad. I have also enrolled in multiple competitions for research and projects...

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Prathiv Jan 19 795 views

I have a low GPA as a freshman, how would that affect my application to colleges?

I’ve newly joined a high school freshman year, straight after moving internationally. But while adjusting, I realized my GPA is terrible for what my aspirations are. It’s a 3.76 unweighted and I’m nervous it’ll affect my application to college in the long run. Any idea how I can help it?