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High score, low GPA nightmare - Seeking advice for college list please?
Could we please get your help for a good college list?
After our DS ’18 completed this Spring semester with low GPA, we had to come up with a whole new college list. Many of these schools listed below used to be his “match”, but now they have become “reach”.
He is taking college classes as dual enrollment with 60 credits when graduating next year. He is interested in Computer Science.
His test score is good but his GPA is hurting him very badly.
We are wondering if we can get some help as to whether this list looks impossible or if you have any other modifications/additions. What do you think about this list?
Thank you for your time!
Here are his stats:
ACT Composites: 34 (one-sitting), 36s on both Math/Science
SAT II's: Math II: 800, Physics (will take in June)
Unweighted GPA: 3.3 => Dual enrollment, all college classes for Junior/Senior
Strong ECs (Paid internship, Eagle Scout, Research, Governor’s program, FTC and others) with lots of community involvement and State/National awards.
We are looking at these schools. Most schools will be early actions.
Cornell (ED) => We know this is Huuuuuuuge reach, but his sister currently attends there and it’s his dream school.
U Mass Amherst
Any help is appreciated. Thank you for your time!