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The College Selection & Admissions Workshop - Shared screen with speaker view
Polygence Zoom Account
07:32
Hi! Where is everyone joining in from?
Sara Beg
07:49
Portland, Oregon
Shrihan Nagarajan
08:03
San Ramon, California
Emily Kim
08:06
Palm Desert, California
Jessica Zhao
08:08
Bay Area, CA
Alex Hu
08:24
San Fransisco, CA
Polygence Zoom Account
08:25
Awesome, lots of west coast!
Aadit Subedi
09:13
Kathmandu, Nepal
Polygence Zoom Account
16:34
If anyone has a burning question, please feel free to send it in the chat!
Aadit Subedi
21:33
What are your opinions on going SAT/ACT optional?
Alex Hu
23:58
How do you think would be the best way to display independent research on the application?
Chloe Lu
26:24
if someone is going into a medical major, do you recommend the student taking the SAT or ACT
Sara Beg
28:39
How many score-blind colleges exist?
Chloe Lu
29:18
yeah which one?
Polygence Zoom Account
32:08
http://fairtest.org/
Ay D
32:22
For taking the diagnostic for ACT, if there is Science and the student has never been exposed to it, it will naturally put ACT as a non-starter, no? Versus looking at the science curriculum first and then take both tests
Sara Beg
37:37
What if I like too many things? Is it still okay to be well-rounded? Do I have to drop activities to make myself more focused?
angel shi
43:32
is there a template for the activity sheet we can use?
Oscar Sun
43:47
how much do you recommend early action/decision (if you will be busy around oct & nov)? how different is the acceptance rate?
Sara Beg
44:16
What are the most and least difficult majors? How easy is it to take on a minor (such as art) with a pre-med path?
angel shi
44:50
How much do colleges care about art/music related extracurriculars if the student is interested in going into STEM. If the student is also strong in art/ music but not going into these, does that make a different? to what extent?
angel shi
53:15
Do you have any suggestions on things we could do to research colleges? What are some things we could look for Considering that it's impossible to physically visit every school so maybe the website is the best tool?
Sara Beg
59:19
When is the earliest time to apply early decision?
Jessica Zhao
01:01:20
When do you recommend we make a list of possible colleges? For example, should we have a good list ready by end of junior year?
Kristen Willmott
01:01:46
https://www.niche.com/colleges/search/best-colleges/
Sara Beg
01:02:53
I want to continue to write research papers after completing Polygence. Will those papers be as valuable? After completing Polygence, will I still have access to showcasing resources and can I still contact my mentor?
Jessica Zhao
01:05:00
Thank you!
angel shi
01:05:15
Thank you so much! This is so helpful!
Aadit Subedi
01:07:54
Thank you so much!
Emily Kim
01:07:56
Thank you so much for awesome lecture!!
Alex Hu
01:07:58
Thank you!
Hope Natukunda
01:08:05
thank you!
Sara Beg
01:08:08
Thank you!