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  • Which college should I decide on for my major?

    I'm between attending Northwestern University or University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

    I'm going into the biochemistry/ pre-medical route and I'm having a hard time selecting which school I want to commit to.

    The tuition is going to be similar because I would be paying out of state for UMich.

    Regarding medical school and the pre-med program, I have heard that UMich has a better program?



    3 AnswersHigher Education (University +)10 years ago
  • How to start thinking about this...?

    Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it.

    I'm trying to write an essay, but I'm having the hardest time getting started.

    Should I write about my race? clubs? environment?

    Any ideas...?

    Thank you!

  • My friend wants to cheat...?

    Now, the summer before our senior year, my friend and I are swamped with summer work.

    We have 4 novels to annotate along with other things.

    I'm almost done with my 3rd book, while she's on her 2nd book.

    She asked me how much I have finished. When I told her that I'm on the 3rd book, she said, "Dude, I'm not even kidding. I might need to copy your annotations".

    She's my best friend and all, but I don't think it's fair for me to just hand over my work.

    How do I say no?

    8 AnswersFriends1 decade ago
  • Is it harder to get accepted with Early Action/ Early Decision?

    I'm planning on applying Early Action (specifically to the University of Chicago).

    But in general, is it harder to be accepted if I apply Early Action than if I apply Regular Application?


    4 AnswersHigher Education (University +)1 decade ago
  • Do I stand a chance to get into these schools?

    I'm about to go into my senior year and have been looking at University of Chicago and Northwestern University.

    I've taken the ACT two times, getting a 33 and then a 34.

    My 33 ACT: English - 32 Math - 36 Reading - 31 Science - 31

    34 ACT: English - 36 Math- 35 Reading 30 Science 34

    I've taken the SAT II Math II and got a 780/ 800.

    I've taken the AP Euro test (5) my sophomore year and have taken AP BC , AP CHEM, and AP LIT my junior year which I have not gotten scores for yet.

    I'm at top 3% out of 1200 kids in my class.

    -Model UN for what is going to be 4 years, attending the MUNUC conference in Chicago

    -Youth and Government for 3 years, being the head author for the bill group.

    -Weekly volunteer at the Radiology department at the hospital (180hrs so far)

    -Weekly volunteer at a resource center helping out the homeless and stocking the donated clothes

    -Placed at Top 20% National French Exam

    -Volunteer at the Boarder Collie foundation

    -Write for the literary magazine at school

    - Work for Kumon Learning center.

    Do I have a chance of getting in? I feel like my extracurricular activities are kind of weak...

    5 AnswersHigher Education (University +)1 decade ago