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Critical Reading questions for SAT

Hi, I'm preparing for the SAT Critical Reading section, and I really cannot figure out why some of the answers are the way they are. I'm using the Official Study Guide for SAT (aka the Bl...


Lying about ethnicity to get into college??

My friend who's Caucasian I know says she's going to put down that she's Hispanic even tho she's like 3%or 4 because she wants to get into genseo(college) easier. She said she put it down...


My family's adjusted income in $19,000 and I'm expected to pay $34,000 each year?

Are net price calculators accurate? How is this possible?! I have no income, no assets, etc. My parents own a business, but since it is an LLC, it is not considered an asset and they h...


personal statement for UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCSD and UCI

“Computers”, this word never intrigued me until my revolution period began. All these goes back to when “GOOGLE” was all over the news. I read the news about how this networking site evo...


Am I screwed? Chances please help

Hello all! This is my first post here and reading through these chance threads made me want to make one. I'm a rising senior Warning: Barely any EC's (That's where I'm screwed!) Schoo...


Intended majors and admission

Hi, I'm a rising senior who's considering RPI, but I have a couple questions... Will my intended major effect my admission chances(assuming it's not an accelerated or preprofession progr...


Law programs?

What are the universities with the best law programs? There's a university that offers a 3 + 3 program which entails a 3 year bachelor's degree followed by a 3 year J.D. Does anyone know...


Chance Me?

I was wondering what my chances were for these colleges Schools :NYU, University of Michigan, USC, UC Berkeley I would like to go in as a business major GPA: UW: 4.0 W: 4.4 SAT: 205...


Should I apply to Tufts?

Looking at either a bio major or bioengineering. Why do you guys like Tufts/is it a good place to study biological sciences?


Music Supplement

I'm a rising senior and will be applying to colleges next year. As of now I do not intend to apply as a music major (maybe as a double major...will at least minor though). I play Horn a...


Wharton Chances?

Hey everyone! Im a rising senior who is really interested in applying to Wharton for undergrad but I'm not entirely sure where I stand. Here are my stats: Rank 1/400 GPA: 4.75 (W) 3.9...


Need advice to strengthen my application!

background: I just finished my junior year at a public high school in minnesota, i will be applying to colleges this fall and i want to know if i even have a chance at the schools I'm loo...


Do I have a chance at UNC or U of Michigan?

My mom has me shortening my college list this summer to go on a few vists and my top schools were University of Michigan Ann Arbor and UNC at Chapel Hill.(Also Johns Hopkins but this woul...


Top Business Schools for 29 ACT and 3.5 GPA

Best business schools for 29 ACT and 3.5 GPA. Specifically finance/accounting.


RIP, Andy Griffith

I loved The Andy Griffith Show. And I can still hear my dad laughing at No Time for Sergeants.


SHE by H. Rider Haggard

Ursula Andress as SHEAll the books I read after Frankenstein didn't impress me much. That's the reason why I didn't write anything about them. They failed to seize my mind. I remember I h...


What are my chances

am an in-state New Jersey residence. I am a 4 year varsity cheerleader as well as captain of the cheerleading team. I was secretary of my student council freshman and sophomore year also ...


Need Some Advice

Hi Everyone, I am seventeen years old and I made the decision to drop out in the ninth grade...Stupid decision, I know but what's done is done and I can't change it. I know what I did ...


How to come up with an essay topic for an "ordinary" student?

It seems like a lot of people have a significant experience or achievement that they can easily write about. However, I do know a lot of other students feel like there's nothing "exciting...


Does everyone want to go to an Ivy League?

I mean, I don't know very many people who would turn down Ivy Leagues if they did get acceptances, but does everyone here really want to go to ivy leagues? It seems like EVERYONE has at l...


Is attending an expensive under-grad school worth it in the long run?

Hello guys! First off just let me say that this is my first post here, so I apologize if this is not in the right category (didn't know for sure where to put it?)! Anyway though, I am ...


Masters/PhD in Economics; what should I know?

I have a few questions as well. What sections will be in the GRE? Would a double major in Economics and Math be worth it and possibly help me (get a better score)? (You don't have t...


Need Help Shortening College List

Ok so I am beginning to start filling out the common app but right now I just have too many colleges that I want to apply to. I have no idea what I want to major in (maybe science...idk)...


What counts towards Harvard's AI?

Hello college confidential, I was curious in what exactly counts for the AI reading. I have seen that class rank is used in the place of GPA (not sure if this is true), and that SAT II...


What are my chances?

Hello, I am an African American incoming Senior in a Southern California high school. I have a 3.135 unweighted, 3.56 weighted GPA. My SAT Reasoning was 1920, (Critical Reading:650 Math:6...