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How to go about asking professors to supervise MS thesis?

I was enrolled in a phd program but took a break from the program and have been approved to re-enter the grad program starting in the Fall 2014 semester. Because this program usually awar...


TRANSFERRING OUT OF NYU HELP ME!

Hello. I just finished by first year of NYU and honestly, I hate it. It was actually my dream school but turns out, a college without a campus and a community is not the place for me. A...


No GC, Novice Rec Writers

I am currently in class 12 at the Aligarh Muslim University 10+2 Boys school. I want to apply to universities in the US for undergrad programs. I have a couple of problems and I was wonde...


Questions about my financial aid

I am a transfer student at Virginia Tech. This will be my first semester. Federal Direct Sub Loan Offered Fall 2014 - $2,750.00 Spring 2015 (tentative) - $2,750.00 Fund Total: $5...


Appreciate tips/ chances on Cornell 2019 ED.

Hi, I am interested in applying to Cornell University for ED. I want to major in biology so I am guessing I will focus my passion and concentrate how I am fit for the College of Arts and ...


Finance Major and future careers

Hi guys, this is my first post, so please have mercy on me I plan on going through ROTC at OU and majoring in financial management. I hope to become an officer after completion of ROTC a...


INDIAN STUDENT'S CHANCES

I am an Indian student in grade 12 following the CBSE curriculum. I wanted 2 know my chances at these colleges 1. MIT 2. Stanford 3. Yale 4. Princeton 5. Caltech 6. Carnegie Mellon ...


Is it worth taking AP Biology for a business major?

I know it is very important from the perspective of colleges that students take rigorous classes (honors, AP, etc...) I am approaching my senior year and plan to take a few AP classes. My...


Friday Reads: Made of Stars

Sorry! I have been totally MIA recently with regards to blogging. I have a dozen excuses: summer, actual sunshine outside, lots of climbing, even more writing, laziness, reading great boo...


Nine Holes

July 1998. "Nine Holes" Translated by Malcolm Sinclair.http://krzysztofjaworski.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/dziewiec-dziur.html


Self-Teaching AP exams, and will schools allow you to take AP exams that you did not take in school?

Background: I'm in a bit of an odd situation: I have been suffering with a chronic illness since the beginning of my freshman year. Due to my persisting condition, I have been in and out...


Ideal Major To Help Me 'Round Out'

Hi, I'm an international student. I recently took the SAT and scored a 1850. I'm looking to study in Los Angeles (either USC or LMU). A key reason for me moving overseas is that I've c...


Where can this kid get in?

I'm tutoring this kid SAT and giving him pieces of advice on college applications. But he's looking at schools that are very different from the schools that I've applied to, so I decide...


Not taking physics at all, will it hurt me??

So heres the dilemma... My school course load is rigorous and demanding and I have taken the requisites in each level, except physics. I took AP Biology in 11th grade and in 12th grade...


How is the schools' financial aid?

I am a rising senior from a family that is slightly above the middle class (based on my guestimation) but I am wondering if I have a chance of getting money from the FAFSA or grants or sc...


Will colleges consider the ranking of my high school and its grading scale?

My school is the best in my state, and it's in the top fifties in the country. It has a seven point grading scale. 93-100 is an A, 92-85 is a B. Will colleges look at just my GPA or the p...


Music Supplements

-Flute for nine years -Piccolo for six years -Have played at the state level once with the ensemble -Have gotten into SoCal's band individually (difficult because I auditioned on flute...


Quitting a sport senior year?

I've played volleyball since 8th grade and played on varsity last year. I never really did it for college because I am no star player and it's a huge time commitment; I did it for fun. Wi...


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Hey what's up you guys I'm currently going to be a Senor in high school and I had a couple of questions but my main question is that soon I'm going to apply to colleges but the problem is...


Why 'Elite Schools' may not be the best choice

I would like to hear your thoughts on this new article that was recently published by an ex-Yale professor. Do you agree with the writer's views on some of the issues regarding the input ...


Lightweight rowing

Hello all... I am a rising senior and I'm wondering what my chances are at my top schools of UPenn, Dartmouth, and Cornell. With my school, I'm not sure what my GPA is because I don't get...


How fast does engineering fill up?

How fast does engineering fill up? I plan on improving my SAT score in October from a 2040 to atleast a 2150(fingers crossed), but if engineering fills up fast, should I just fill an appl...


Can someone please go over my short essay answers???

i have no one to go over it, since no one in my family has ever been to college, or is that good of a writer. but it's really short, and its just answers to 4 short essay questions! Pl...


PLEASE CRITIQUE MY SHORT ESSAY!??

What motivates you to pursue an undergraduate degree? What are your career goals?


Repeating a Similar Course at a Different College

I need help determining the eligibility of taking a course I'm currently enrolled in. My situation is that I took Early East Asian History at Irvine Valley College, and received a substa...