Chance me EA at GT
Here's my breakdown:
I'm a white male who lives just north of Atlanta, GA (so obviously in-state). No legacy at GT and both of my parents are college graduates.
3rd time: taking again in october
SAT Subject Tests:
Math II: 780
I've taken quite a few AP classes:
AP World History (3)
AP Chemistry (4)
AP Language & Composition (3)
AP Physics B (4)
AP US History (4)
And currently taking:
AP Computer Science
AP Physics C - Mech
AP Physics C - Emag
AP Calc AB
Most nearly all of my other classes are Honors classes where available (but on level gov/health/personal fitness/rec games)
Weighted my numeric average is 96.974 so unweighted is probably about a 90-92. As for the numeric scale, I haven't calculated but I'd guess that if they used the weighted numbers from my GPA it'd be at least a 4.1-4.2 (ish) otherwise like a 3.9.
EDIT: My weighted GT GPA is 4.1387
I'm in the top 10% (51/628 - my school is incredibly competitive)
As for extracurriculars:
- Speech & Debate (specifically policy debate) - junior - senior year
- Science National Honors Society - Junior - senior year
- Volunteering at church (youth program for teenagers - leadership position junior and senior year)
- 3 mission trips (one between each summer of high school, and planning one for this coming summer)
- Tutoring kids at church (about 45 hours total so far, ongoing)
All in all, I feel confident about my GPA and SAT score. I'm also content with my class rank. However I feel like i'm lacking on extracurriculars - I didn't really get active until my junior year unfortunately. However I hope that the mission trips will be able to compensate for long-term activities.
We also submitted our college essays for my AP lit class, and my teacher gave my long essay for Tech (specifically number 3, the one regarding the advice) a 92% and she's known for being one of the most thorough/difficult graders at my school.
Last edited by Jbrett330; 09-18-2012 at 08:30 PM.