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Not to long from now, I will be an in-state applicant to UNC-Chapel Hill for the Fall 2011 semester. I was wondering if anyone could give me a reasonable estimate of what amount of merit aid I am likely to receive (if any).
The following is some basic information about me:
9th out of a class of 70 (or 69 I can't remember).
GPA Unweighted/Weighted 4.28/3.56
SAT I (CR/M/W) 710/610/610
Will be taking the AP Exam in Literature this May. My school does not have an AP program, so I will be challenging the test at a nearby school.
I attend an early college high school here in NC which attracted a lot of the good students who would've gone to the traditional schools otherwise. Our demographic is much different than other schools; the top 20 students or so would've been in the top 20 students of their normal high schools which each have 200+ students if that makes any sense.
I currently serve as the president of my school's Interact Club, a community service based group sponsored by Rotary.
When I graduate in the Spring of '11, I will have two years worth of college credit (an Associate's Degree if that turns out to be most beneficial).
I also plan to take 1-2 SAT II Subject Tests in the Fall.
So, does anyone think they can help me out with an estimate of some sort? Any tips, advice, etc. would also be appreciated. I'm overwhelmed with the prospect of financing my college education.