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Discussion in 'EU Community' started by Bardan_Jusik , Jul 15, 2013.

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  1. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    Aren't some of those schools due before the second?

    ETA: I call BS on Cappex.
     
  2. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    AFAIK ED is due October 1st, some are due December and the rest are January 2nd. The UK is even February for some.
    Which is which I don't remember off the top of my head.
     
  3. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    Where are you EDing?
     
  4. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    Nowhere. My SAT isn't until November 3rd :p
     
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  5. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    1st time?
     
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  7. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    Good luck. My school offers online test prep, and I could give it to you if you need it. The SATs ain't that bad, though.
     
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  8. Skywalker_T-65

    Skywalker_T-65 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Never took the SAT myself, just the ACT.
     
  9. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    I took the practise test, math was meh but my reading and writing were great. I'm probably going to get the book just so I have it.
    Thank you [:D]


    Edit: Grammar. Oh the irony :p
     
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  10. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    No prob. I'm always here to help with college stuff. Mind you, I'm obviously not as good a writer as you, but I am a good editor.

    Texas Update: I actually like it.
     
  11. Skywalker_T-65

    Skywalker_T-65 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Funnily enough, math is (supposedly) improving in SAT scores while writing and such are declining. Everyone I know is great at writing and horrid at math...with the exception of Joe :p
     
  12. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I'm just perfect.
     
  13. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    [face_laugh]
    Thank you. You could probably help me with math.:p
    What's your favourite part? (Or the pros and cons, if you wish.)
     
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  14. Skywalker_T-65

    Skywalker_T-65 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    [face_laugh]

    I'm definitely no help with Math. Though I have been managing B's on my tests this year...which is surprising :p
     
  15. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    I somehow managed Bs. Don't know how. :p
     
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  16. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I can certainly help with math.

    Pros: Reading segments were very fun for me. The passages are usually interesting, and I do very well on those parts.
    Cons: The writing prompts suck. Math is a very specific set of problems, and it feels like busywork. The spacing of the tests across 10 sections distracts me, and breaks my focus. You need SAT2s to apply to most schools.

    Honestly, take the ACT plus writing. It's only got 4 sections vs 10, and it's just easier and more fun.

    It says you're chances for Cornell are pretty good with Bs? No offense, but someone with literally perfect grades is a reach for that school.
     
  17. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    I have no idea. That was my only B, I have a 3.75 GPA and it asked me to take a SAT practise. That's how it decided. [face_dunno]

    I meant a list for Texas, but that's helpful too. :)
     
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  18. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    Odd. What does it say for Brown?

    Oh. Gotcha. I'll make it after I see Rice.
     
  19. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    It says Brown is a reach. Cornell it says I'm fine. Of course, that's a 10% admission difference.

    If I can argue my case for those few courses I mentioned my GPA will technically be a 4.0 here...It could also end up a 3.8.
    That being said I do have to convert it and my guidance counsellors didn't give me any help with that. It's confusing.
    Some sites/universities say A- (an 80-89 in Canada) and A+ (90-100) are two different things. Some say 80+ = 4.0 :p

    --

    Alright. :)
     
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  20. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    That GPA grading system is pretty dumb. I really hope you can argue it. If not, you can attach a note directly to the common app.

    Of course. [face_sigh]. Ah well. I have a feeling I'll like UT a lot.
     
  21. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    It is. Why they can't just have one province-wide GPA conversion method, I'll never know.

    [:D] It also says not to give up, since grades aren't the only thing they look at. ;)
    With your leadership experience and involvement in the school community you'll have a better chance than I will, since I was involved in 4 clubs total.
     
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  22. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I'm not giving up. UT Austin has a top five CS program. Brown doesn't. Depending on how much I like the school...
     
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  23. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    Alright. The sigh just looked like you were upset. I hope you do like it, because that'd be a great programme.
     
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  24. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I'm just irritated because other factors have really turned me off to Brown.
     
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  25. Admiral Volshe

    Admiral Volshe Force Ghost star 10

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    Oh. At least they didn't turn up when you were already enrolled.
     
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