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Applying for Deerfield, Exeter, Brooks, Loomis, Brewster, Cheshire, and Berkshire

watsona66watsona66 Posts: 12Registered User New Member
edited August 2011 in Prep School Chances
I am in 9th grade at a public school in Arizona, Which is 47th in education :( , but I am applying to boarding schools for 10th grade. My grades for 7th and 8th grade were A's, B's, and C's, and got one D during 7th grade. I was rejected from a private school which improved my grades improved towards the end of 8th grade. So far In 9th I have all A's and have all honors with a possible GPA of 4.1. I am almost certain I will keep a GPA of 4.1 the whole year.I am able to write essays pretty well. I am applying for financial aid and the most I can afford is probably 14,000. I am also and African-American student.

I haven't taken the ssat yet but these are my credentials.

Extracurriculars
Boy Scouts - 4 years ( I am planning on becoming an Eagle Scout between January and March of 2012)
Soccer - 2 years
Tennis - 1 year
I started a Model U.N. Club at my high school and am the president.
Cycling - 2 months out of school and am part of the cycling club
Acoustic Guitar - 2 years
Community Service - I have done roughly 50 + hours with Boy scouts and with other community service opportunities.
Speech and Debate club
Mench club- ( A jewish community service club but is open to non Jewish people also)
DECA- ( A club for business and marketing)
Rugby - Starting in September.
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Replies to: Applying for Deerfield, Exeter, Brooks, Loomis, Brewster, Cheshire, and Berkshire

  • watsona66watsona66 Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    Actually 4.25 GPA
  • ajhhs12ajhhs12 Posts: 206Registered User Junior Member
    I applied and got admitted to Exeter with a 3.85 sophomore year. I was a much less qualified applicant than you are.

    Although I am not attending Exeter (money issues) I'd say go for it. Trying can't hurt you.
  • watsona66watsona66 Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    Thanks for your input! Also any other suggestions for schools to apply for?
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