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Book/series about a kid who goes to a school in space in some kind of exchange program

Its called Randoms by David Liss. The second books is Rebels, and the third book is Renegades
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Alien show concept on Netflix where Earth is taken over by aliens who hunted humans

Might it be Neil Blomkamp's Rakka? In the near future, Earth will be attacked by technologically superior and highly aggressive reptilian aliens called the Klum (pronounced "klume"). ...
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Scifi book where humans disguise as aliens to infiltrate them

"Wasp" by Eric Frank Russell may seem to fit. There is a war that humanity is losing due to the enemy's huge advantage in personnel and equipment. So the hero and some others are ...
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Scifi book where humans disguise as aliens to infiltrate them

Assault by Brian Falkner, the Recon Team Angel series book number 1 It's 2030, and humanity is losing the war against alien invaders. A Band of Brothers meets Ender's Game in this sci-fi military ...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

Robert Reed's Marrow (Published in 2000, so not quite late 90's but close enough to be confused with it almost 25 years later?) and other books in the setting (The Great Ship universe) features an ...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

At least the start of this question sounds like Pushing Ice by Alastair Reynolds. 2057, Bella Lind and the crew of her nuclear-powered ship, the Rockhopper, push ice. They mine comets. But when Janus,...
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Looking for a book about exploring a planet heading out of the galaxy

andrewsi made an answer via comment that I am expanding here. L.E. Modesitt, Jr's The Eternity Artifact is a match on at least a few points. 5,000 years in the future, humankind has spread across ...
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie that involved aliens and meat everywhere

Another movie that comes to my mind is Cloverfield (2008). It is a tall monster and it has parasites that falls off its body. But not sure if there are any connection with the "meat" here.
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie that involved aliens and meat everywhere

This sounds very much like War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise from 2005. Aliens invade earth with building sized war machines, and the protagonist must find safety and protect his son and daughter. ...
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Scifi novel with portals, hostile insectoids, and alliances

I'm going to duplicate-post because DavidW's answer doesn't give much in the way of details. (Bold text is quotes from the Question. Quotes are from the book(s).) Note: a lot of the information you ...
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Scifi novel with portals, hostile insectoids, and alliances

Earth having a single warp point that connects to Alpha Centauri which has a bunch (8) is a feature of Steve White and David Weber's "Starfire" series; the bug fight happens in book 3 In ...
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Movie where energy beings possess rockabillies, summoning alien queen through rituals, distorting space-time

This is The Violent Kind (2010). One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the ...
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Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool?

Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool? The genetically enhanced Skrill used by Taelon companions on Earth: Final Conflict match ...
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Webcomic/webtoon about a pink-haired human girl who is the last of her species and is adopted by aliens in space

Is this Galaxy!...? From the Namu Wiki (auto-translated from Korean): Human civilization on a small planet called Earth was destroyed by the invasion of the warring empire Dectonius, and a human girl,...
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Old Sci-Fi space movie with humans and aliens working together in same ship

The Babylon 5 made-for-tv movie The Legend of the Rangers has this quote, spoken by an alien Minbari character, about the experimental ship Valen: If human military designers had their way every ...
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Trilogy of sci-fi books involving the destruction of Earth and most of humanity, save a few survivors aboard an alien ship

It sounds like you remember a novel called " The Killing Star" by Charles Pelligrino and George Zebrowski. 1995.
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Two Earth engineers tasked with recreating a perpetual motion machine

"Double Dare", a short story by Robert Silverberg first published in Galaxy Science Fiction, November 1956; you may have read it in one of these compilations. You can read it at the Internet ...
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1970s Scholastic (maybe?) children's science fiction story set on an asteroid or moon where humans are hunted as "aliens"

This could be "Sentry" by Fredric(k) Brown (different printings spell the name differently). The preceding link carries the full (1/2 page) text. It's a military story where we follow the ...
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Very old 70s alien artwork book. Only remember one picture

I have found the picture I was looking for. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction had the picture in it. I borrowed it from Internet Archive and there it was. The picture resembles the work of Joe ...
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