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Hi, I'm an eighth grader applying for ninth at various boarding schools. Lately I've been getting a little nervous about being accepted so it'd be great if others could tell me their honest opinions.
I'm applying for these schools:
Possibly Kent and SPS
All As on report cards throughout 6th and 7th. The marking period hasn't ended yet for 8th but so far I have all 95%+.
Accelerated math, reading, LA
Taking an Enrichment/Gifted and Talented class
My LA/Reading and Math teachers both like me so I think these will be good.
Piano for eight years. My piano teacher just recently passed away.
Cello for four years - I am first cello in the school orchestra and the school's select orchestra and got a private teacher around May.
Soccer - I've been playing rec soccer since about second grade but I joined a travel team this past year.
Art - I've won several art competitions. This is one of my biggest passions.
Chinese - My mom is from China and I've been learning Mandarin for about 2 1/2 years.
Horseback riding - This is mostly just for fun but I love horses and have been riding for 2 or 3 years.
I just took it and think I did pretty good (at least 90%ile) but I'm taking it again in December.
Thanks so much for your comments, they're greatly appreciated!