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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by Kokonilly » February 3rd, 2013, 6:55 pm

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thehydrogenpoptart wrote:I'm a bit young to be declaring this, but I do want to go the University of Chicago :D (getting in is another matter, though)
quiz will be proud. Pick Stanford, though. We're not where fun goes to die :P
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by aim4me26 » February 3rd, 2013, 6:59 pm

Kokonilly wrote:
winneratlife wrote:
thehydrogenpoptart wrote:I'm a bit young to be declaring this, but I do want to go the University of Chicago :D (getting in is another matter, though)
quiz will be proud. Pick Stanford, though. We're not where fun goes to die :P
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by ThePrudentGuava » February 3rd, 2013, 7:04 pm

thehydrogenpoptart wrote:I'm a bit young to be declaring this, but I do want to go the University of Chicago :D (getting in is another matter, though)
don't worry, I already began looking at graduate schools. I'm the king on overtly-early-preparedness, except when cleaning my room or doing chores.
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by Skink » February 3rd, 2013, 7:25 pm

ThePrudentGuava wrote:don't worry, I already began looking at graduate schools. I'm the king on overtly-early-preparedness
Have you selected a final resting place, too? :P Haha, point is, it's just difficult to plan anything like this that far in advance because so much changes over time! But you knew that. What you don't know is what those changes are. It's different things for different people. The most common one is either interests or friends changing, probably.

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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by ThePrudentGuava » February 3rd, 2013, 7:30 pm

Skink wrote:
ThePrudentGuava wrote:don't worry, I already began looking at graduate schools. I'm the king on overtly-early-preparedness
Have you selected a final resting place, too? :P Haha, point is, it's just difficult to plan anything like this that far in advance because so much changes over time! But you knew that. What you don't know is what those changes are. It's different things for different people. The most common one is either interests or friends changing, probably.
I know! I just like having stability for the time being. When things change, I will make plans with that situation.
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by Teal » February 3rd, 2013, 10:47 pm

Wow guys... I'm here just hoping for an acceptance from the state flagship.
Yeah. Standards dropped a bit this year. :3

Anyhoo, got about a month and a half left before the rejection letters start rolling in!
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Post by 49ers » February 15th, 2013, 9:16 am

I just can't decide how many colleges to apply for. Is there any good number to apply at?
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by chia » February 15th, 2013, 10:38 am

49ers wrote:I just can't decide how many colleges to apply for. Is there any good number to apply at?
It's really up to you, depending on how many of the colleges you can realistically see yourself going to - not making it into, but going to; I hate to use the words "fit" or "match" because they're such buzzwords, but it's a good idea to first just narrow down your college list by your own personal criteria (major, school size, extracurriculars/sports culture, visit campus if you can) without worrying about how many will end up on it. Maybe you also want to consider how many "safety" vs. "reach" schools you want to apply to, or how much much time you want to put into the process, etc. You may end up applying to two or three you feel you'll make it into and call it done, or you can be like my friend who applied to 15 places ranging from UIUC to HYPS. I applied to 10, which is a little on the high end (I'd say the average for someone who considers themselves fairly academically strong is 5-7? Probably more these days, considering the increasing competitiveness of admissions.)
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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by 3nv1r0nm3ntal ch3m » March 3rd, 2013, 1:37 pm

I'm going to Paul Mitchell school.

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Re: Where are you going for colleges?

Post by Liv » March 3rd, 2013, 5:19 pm

I've started looking at possible schools.

College of William and Mary
Fordham University
Binghamton University
Kenyon College
Bard College
Barnard College

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