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Chances for Purdue Engineering
Hi all, I'm looking for some advise as to my chances of admission into Purdue's General Engineering Program. Any input is highly appreciated!
*Out of State* (Virginia)
GPA W: 4.07
GPA NW: 3.84
Class Rank: 10/350 (Top 3%)
ACT: 26 (E: 25, M: 25, R: 27, S: 27)
*I know my test scores aren't stellar, but will they be detrimental to my admission?*
Course Load: As hard as possible. My school offers something called the Cambridge Program, which is the British Equivalent of AP.
-AP courses: 2
-AICE courses (British eq. of AP): 7
-IGCSE courses (British eq of Pre AP) 4
EC's: Pretty Good. I will not list all my involvements, but I am an officer in numerous clubs and have participated in many hours of community service
Senior Year Schedule:
AICE Thinking Skills II (Problem Solving)
AICE English Lit
Thanks in advance for your opinions!
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