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May 2022 Chancing Updates

Hey everyone!

I’m Matt -- I do data science here at CollegeVine and have been around in the past talking about some of the methodology behind our chancing model (In addition to name dropping Carleton C …

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Did you know you can work with an advisor on CollegeVine?

Hi all!

Wanted to share an exciting new feature on CollegeVine where you can find a college advisor that's right for you:

Check out the Find an Advisor tool here: https://www.collegevine.com/experts

Let …

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Hire a resume writer?

A professionally written resume is a great resource for job seekers and can help you bring out the best in your job application. It can help you step into the employer's door.

Yet your resume isn’t the …

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Hire a resume writer?

A professionally written resume is a great resource for job seekers and can help you bring out the best in your job application. It can help you step into the employer's door.

Yet your resume isn’t the …

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9 hours ago
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How can better my college resume?

I'm a senior and I have done plenty things in my 1 1/2 years of high school but it doesn't seem like a lot on my resume. I missed out on a lot during covid as did many of us, so what some classes that …

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3 hours ago
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How do schools know if you visited their campus?

In Naviance, for many schools, campus visits are listed as "very important" and I'm kind of confused about how it works. Do you have to sign up for a campus tour or register somewhere? How will they k …

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3 hours ago
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Double Major Humanities and STEM

I've wanted to be an English major for most of my life but it's not lost on me that there's not a lot of job prospects for it following college. I enjoy STEM classes and I was wondering whether it was …

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12 hours ago
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How can I overcome a freshman GPA that includes a C+?

I just finished my freshman year of high school and it went okay, all things considered, but there are a few grades that brought my GPA down that I can't get out of my head. I just can't shake the fee …

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11 hours ago
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How to create an effective Spike in my profile?

Hi there,

I am heavily involved in my community and have a passion for comp sci. I plan to apply as a computer science major to top colleges across the US.

According to College Vine and several other a …

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10 hours ago
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low gpa nursing

does anybody know any direct-entry nursing programs i can get into with a 2.8 GPA and a 26 ACT?

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15 hours ago
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Volunteer hours in organization

Let's say I want to create a non-profit organization in tutoring.

I'm working on posters and a website to get students.

How do I make sure to keep track of it for College? If I log my hours tutoring, t …

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16 hours ago
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Is this detrimental to my college application?

Hello!

I’m interested in majoring business in the future. Obviously that could change but at the moment I’m leaning towards this field. I signed up to take AP Microeconomics and Macroeconomics next yea …

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a day ago
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College essay topic- losing a loved one

Is it a good idea to write about losing a loved one. That event really impacted me, and changed me as a person. Should I write about it ? I feel confused about how to structure my essay

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2 days ago
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Are the CollegeVine weekly scholarships done for good or just a break?

I have been able to win $700 from these and has really helped me purchase book and other needed supplies. Hoping this post answers my question and gets other people that these helped out to show that …

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Can I use piano as my topic for my common app essay when it's also going to be listed in my activities section?

I'm wondering if the activities you want to talk about in the common app essay (prompt #1) have to be separate from any activities that you'll list in the common app activities section. I've played th …

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2 days ago
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I had a bad school year during the pandemic. What do I do?

During the pandemic in 10th grade I had some really bad luck with zoom meetings and taking classes online. I ended up getting way too many Bs in my classes, which show incompetence. However, when comp …

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2 days ago
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Study Halls

So every student in my high school gets a study hall unless they want an extra elective. I have always taken 7 classes a semester + 1 study hall. However, as juniors, we get 2 study halls as 1 one of …

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3 days ago
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Most of the schools I am considering are hard targets/reaches and I am worried!

OK. so I will start this with the fact that I have not been the best student throughout high school and tend to take the easy route/baremin. My GPA and course rigor has been a steady incline from my f …

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2 days ago
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Should I submit to these writing contests?

Please this year I plan on submitting pieces to the New York Times Writing Contests, Bennington’s, and Scholastic Arts & Writing. The NYT and Bennington contests are international. Are these three con …

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Do study halls look bad for colleges?

Personally, I have never taken a study hall in my freshmen through junior years. My school has 8 periods and this year I am taking

6 APs

1 Elective

1 Study Hall

Would it look bad to colleges if I am takin …

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Does high school GPA matter if going to a community college and transferring to a 4-year college?

I noticed that some 4-year colleges require high school transcripts when transferring from a community college? Do your high school GPA and transcripts matter if you do well in a community college?

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Can any other trans people tell me how to navigate applications when you're only partially out

So I am part of the the class of 2024 and my school recommend we put in our applications our junior year but my parents are so dead set on being extremely involved in this process and I'm not out to t …

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