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d.richardson
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Wharton UPenn. Do I have a chance?
IB predicted 42, SAT 1510, All A* in IGCSE. Citizen of SG EC’s: Selected out of 47 applicants to be in Student Council: Improving financial literacy in school, organizing whole school events, 2800+ St...

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yuan.feng04
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Harvard REA
what can i do to strengthen my application after getting deferred from harvard REA?

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d.richardson
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US school choices
how can I learn about the strength of a university’s academic teaching for the majors I want to go for?

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devs
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Do colleges look at weighted or unweighted GPA?
Which GPA do admissions officers look at or consider more?

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devs
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Are AP tests that worth it?
Hello, I am in my junior year, but I am just starting to take AP tests. I heard that even if you take AP tests in your senior year, they won’t be of use in my college application. Firstly, is this tru...

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David_Freed
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Running business in high school
Apparently I am running a business in my gap year but I truly want to attend Stanfords Economics. What should I do to stand out? I have decent grades, run business, 2 awards, and other than that, noth...

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David_Freed
US College Admissions
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Competitiveness of different STEM majors
Hi there! I’ve heard that different majors have different levels of competitiveness. I was wondering if Crimson had data available for the admission rates of different STEM majors at Columbia Universi...

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David_Freed
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Stanford vs Harvard
So currently I am in my first year of the abitur and have like 2 major things that could possibly make me outstand compared to other students. One of them being that I have founded a company on my own...

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David_Freed
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
What should I do for US admission?
Hi, I’m a student currently taking level 1 NCEA in New Zealand. I feel the exams are flawed and am frustrated with the entire NCEA system (My school only offers NCEA). How will I get into a top US Uni...

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huhic0607
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
NYUAD Acceptance Rate
Hi, Quick question. Why is the NYUAD acceptance rate so incredibly low? Is it just like 3x more competitive than an institution like Harvard or is there a reasonable explanation for the low acceptance...

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b.fan
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Yale-NUS vs UC Berkeley for Computer Science
I am enrolling this fall to study Computer Science. My options are Yale-NUS (which after aid and tuition grant costs me 15,00,000 INR) and Berkeley (which costs me 1,80,00,000 INR). My main priority i...

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anarghyasaxena
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
IBDP Subjects
I am about to begin my DP year after finishing MYP. If I were to take the following, and have a level of around 6/7. Do I have a chance of getting into the Ivy leagues? I’m targeting economics. HL. SL...

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Is it important to be recognized from Admissions Officers before applying to schools?
Some say it is important to be recognized by admissions officers before applying to your target schools. Is it important to strategically approach AOs before applying? Or does it not matter? If it is...

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harriet02
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Do you need an ATAR Score to Apply to US Colleges?
I am in Year 11 and I was wondering if you need to do ATAR to apply to a USA College? Can you just do the SAT/ACT exam and apply with those results?

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Subject problems
Hi So, I am in my second last year of High School in South Africa and I’m thinking of studying in the US. I haven’t decided what I want to study yet, but it’s between Economics or Medicine. The only p...

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Duoao_Sun
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Grades & Qualification required
Can Australian school-leavers use a Diploma of Business qualification (studied at school) as well as their final grades for entry to USA College and Universities?

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Are my chances ruined
Hello, I was wondering if my GPA had already ruined my chances of getting into a top 20 school. I am currently in my second semester of 10th grade and my GPA is about a 3.5( not including this current...

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sirakyilma
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Can i get in?
So I have always wanted to attend an Ivy League School. Here’s the deal. I am originally from Pakistan, where I was taking O/A Level courses (the equivalent of IB/AP). I did two years of O/Level studi...

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bloomackermin
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
International Student Applications
Do you need an SAT score to gain entry to American Universities? I’m an Australian student wanting to study in the US but I’m unsure how the standardised test scores work. Please help. Thanks.

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richardjmkim
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Non-Traditional applicant
Hi Crimson team I graduated high school in 2015 in NZ and took 2 gap years to operate my business in s.Korea, and studied the first year at the University of Auckland in 2018. This year I decided to t...

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Correcting Common Application after submitting
I managed to submit a GPA of 6.14 when I actually have 6.11 (on a 6-point scale) on the common app, and I was wondering if I should e-mail the different admission offices to clarify this. I am asking ...

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duncan.parsons
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Harvard interview
How many NZ students are usually interviewed each year and how many are usually accepted? What proportion would be athletes?

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sarvagrian
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Wharton's Huntsman Program - subject tests?
Hi there - I’m looking to apply to UPenn’s pretty awesome Huntsman program this time around. I’ve filled in my application, but I’m worried that my lack of subject tests in math 2 and my target langua...

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Stanford' interdisciplinary majors
Hi! I’ve completed my RD Stanford application for this round, and I’ve currently kept my top two preferred majors as Computer Science & Humanities, and Science, Tech and Society - I can’t find a l...

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
ACT Study books and SAT Subjects
Hi, Which books would you recommend for ACT Study? Would you recommend getting one general ACT study book as well as 4 other books for the different sections? As well, are there any NZ sites I get the...

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g.gladstein
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Transfer Admission
Hi! I am looking for some advice on what I can do to strengthen my application. I am currently a freshman at a AACSB accredited institution (it’s a good school in my area). My major is Undecided-Busin...

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jamie.beaton
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Should I EA to UChicago or REA to Yale?
Is UChicago slightly easier to get accepted into? I’m looking at Economics. However I interviewed a Yale professor a long time ago will that improve my chances if I write about it. I’d like to get int...

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d.guinn
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Css profile
I want financial aid for my studies. But when I tried to complete my css profile, various universities were bit listed, and many universities which were listed do not accept international application...

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g.gladstein
US College Admissions
University Selection/Admission
Restrictive early
Can I apply to early action II to another university if I have already applied for restrictive early action at Harvard?

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