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Hey everyone, sorry if this post is like all the others out there, but it definitely lends some peace of mind! My GPA is on the low side, but I'm hoping my SAT and ACT scores make up for it. I really appreciate any opinions!
GPA: Unweighted: 89 or 90, although I'm not sure what that is on a 4.0 scale
Weighted: 94 (again, I don't know what that is on a 4.0 scale)
Class Rank: 49 of 401
I've taken 6 AP classes, which is the most I could have taken. My school only allowed Juniors and Seniors to take AP's, until my Junior year when they finally allowed Sophomores to take them. Because of scheduling conflicts with mandatory classes, I could only take 3 AP classes a year. Everything else is Honors+
EC: Volunteered at an Equestrian therapy center and at an animal shelter for about a year.
I've been to a few leadership conferences, and have held a job instructing a local martial arts academy.
I've been a Varsity wrestler for 4 years and have won my sectional tournament twice.
I've competed in Judo since I was 5, and have won multiple national tournaments and been on two international teams. However, I will not be competing in any sports at Vassar.
I've been a member of my Debate club (my school doesn't have a debate team) for four years. Also been on the Math team for 2 years.
I'm bilingual, and am a first generation Russian American.
My recommendations are solid, and I think that my essays are pretty good too.
Thank you for any feedback!