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Applying to College

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/r/ApplyingToCollege is the premier forum for college admissions questions, advice, and discussions, from college essays and scholarships to SAT/ACT test prep, career guidance, and more.

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>#Participate >Upvote in-depth explanations and good answers. Do not downvote because you disagree. Report comments that break the rules. Be nice. Always remember the human and follow the reddiquette.

>Keep discussion on topic. Trolls will be banned for three days on the first offense, and permanently on the second. Anyone posting highly offensive comments will be permanently banned immediately.

>Use descriptive titles. "HELP", "Urgent!!!!!", and otherwise obnoxious titles may be removed at moderator discretion.

>When asking advice, provide as much info as possible (e.g. SAT/GPA/URM, grade, location, etc.).

>Keep 'chance me' and 'review my college essay' posts to /r/ChanceMe and /r/CollegeEssayReview, respectively.

>Do not post spam or solicitations.

>Surveys and polls are generally not allowed. If you feel your survey merits an exception, please message the mods with your reasons in advance.

>Flaired admissions professionals must adhere to the NACAC code of ethics at penalty of removal of flair or a ban.

>#Admissions Resources >Books



>Admissions Vocabulary

>Common Data Sets

>Comparative rankings over time among top schools

>Acceptance Rates at Selective Colleges

>Sample Essays

>Sample Essays + Blog

>[Useful Websites] (

>Khan Academy

>College Admissions Toolbox

>Get Into College Blog

>#Related Subreddits >/r/ACT


>/r/ChanceMe (for "what are my chances?")



>/r/ReverseChanceMe (for college search)












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>Are you an admissions professional? Send us a message and we'll give you a special flair. Please note that you must adhere to the NACAC code of ethics at penalty of removal of flair or a ban.

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