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Richmond Chances

rikrox4rikrox4 Posts: 2Registered User New Member
edited July 2010 in University of Richmond
Gender: Male
State: Massachusetts
School: Private
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Will most likely apply Regular Decision

GPA: 3.7 out of 4.3 which is an A- average, unweighted it is 3.93/4

SAT Score: 2150 (cr 650 w 750 m 750)
I plan on retaking the SATs in the Fall

Sat Subject Tests: US History-780, Math Level 2-740

AP Classes:
11th Grade: APUSH-5, AP French-4, AP Eng. Lang. & Comp-4
12th Grade schedule: AP Economics(Macro and Micro) AP English Lit, BC Calc, AP Comparative Govt. Honors Physics
By end of HS I will have taken 7 AP classes, 10 exams, 9 Honors Classes

Honors and Awards
-National Honors Society
-AP Scholar
-National Hispanic Recognition Program
-National French Exam top 2%
-National Latin Exam top 10%

E.C.
-Active on Math Team, Student Paper, and Academic Decathlon. Will be a Senior Leader in all 3

-In Community coach basketball team for kids all throughout high school as well as volunteered with Church at Food pantry for over 20 hours. Basketball is like 120 hours of volunteering

-Played Piano since 1st grade, not interested in studying music but committed to the instrument

I am wondering whether U Richmond is a good bet for me. I just visited it and loved it.

Thanks
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Replies to: Richmond Chances

  • PAVenturerPAVenturer Posts: 487Registered User Member
    Hey Rik! I think your stats and numbers fit very well into UR. It is a great school. My D will start her Freshman year in a couple of weeks. She was accepted ED. Your SAT is higher than hers while her grades are a little higher than yours. You have more AP scores than she did. I think her ECs and a great essay really set her apart from other comparable students. I believe UR really looks for diversity and well rounded students - more than just doing well in school. Work on a great essay and I think you have a very good shot!

    My standard disclaimer - I hate "chancing" but I know a little bit about Ur from two years of researching and going through the application and admission process with my daughter. But, I am not in the Admissions Office nor do I have any inside knowledge on what UR wants or looks for. Don't let others give you false hope or dash dreams if they don't have any direct knowledge of what they are talking about!

    Good luck!!
  • ireland13ireland13 Posts: 63Registered User Junior Member
    You're in 10char
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