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hi, Do you think I will get in? here are my stats:
African American female
will be 1st generation college student
independent Catholic good academic all girls school
25 ACT....i am taking them again on oct 23rd....hoping for at least a 27. would be really pleased with a 29.
3.3 Weighted GPA
4 Years of math
3 Years of science (1 honors)
4 Years of language - spanish
5 years of English
4.5 years of social studies ( 1 AP [currently - AP Gov])
Stage Crew: 9th-12th grades lighting techie 11th-12th grades
World affairs club: 10th-12th grades
History club: 11th-12th grades
Model UN: 12th grade. co-founder
varsity track: 9th-12th grades
american coaster enthusiasts ACE ( roller coaster fan club): 8 years; ACE archives committee member: 4 years; spirit of ACE award recipient
Community Service: 10+ years - average 3 nights a week for 3 hours a night
Altar server/acolyte: 7 years
youth delegate to the episcopal diocesan convention
worked at a summer camp this past summer
mercy volunteer program....week long service trip
freshmen orientation leader.
i wrote a pretty good essay (i hope haha.) I explained that i am not good at math - reason for my low gpa, and that i am not a good test taker. i said how much i wanted to go there, and blah blah blah all that good stuff and i should have pretty good teacher recs.
i am also applying to:
Northwestern ( 1st choice...i know so unrealistic. i know i'm not getting in)
NYU (same as Northwestern basically)
Xavier University (Cincinnati)
University of Cincinnati
thanks for reading. good luck to anyone else applying.