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Chances at Emerson

JakeMJakeM Posts: 70Registered User Junior Member
edited June 2008 in What Are My Chances?
Ethnicity: White Male
G.P.A.: 89.5 Weighted (8+ Honors)
SATs: 660 Math; 560 Reading; 580 Writing
Major: Film
E.C.s: Not so great
Essay: Pretty good, will work harder on it over the summer
Recommendations: Good
Portfolio: Very good, will have some nice stuff to show them.

I'm taking the SAT on Saturday again, hopefully I'll boost my CR grade to the low 600's. Be blunt with me, thanks.
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Replies to: Chances at Emerson

  • skiier65skiier65 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    it's critical you break 600 on CR and writing, while not the most important, should raise about 80 pts if possible... its not a shoe in but you have a good shot if you raise your boards

    good luck
  • JakeMJakeM Posts: 70Registered User Junior Member
    Thanks man, any other suggestions?
  • skiier65skiier65 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    when i said you should raise 80 pts i was referring to the writing section.
    also if you do well at least first semester (try very hard for straight A's), you'll show the college you're still improving over time and they'll think you'll even continue that trend in their college.

    again, best of luck
  • JakeMJakeM Posts: 70Registered User Junior Member
    Wait, 80 points on writing? I'm mainly focused on reading, since writing isn't as important. And I'm a junior now, so do you mean straight A's first quarter of senior year(High School) or first semester of college when I'm in? Next year I'm taking 3 APs and a Syracuse Project Advance course, and I'm going to work my ass off for straight A's first and second quarter.
  • skiier65skiier65 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    I looked at the avg. scores for Emerson, and if you could improve 80 pts on writing (about 7 more questions right) you'd be very competitive for that section... secondly, break 600 in CR- thats huge.. but ya you're def right, writing isn't as important so it's not really a big deal- keep focusing on CR

    and I meant straight A's first 2 qtrs (until you hear back) in your senior year, not in college.
  • JakeMJakeM Posts: 70Registered User Junior Member
    Alright, sounds good. I'll work my ass off next year.

    Anyone else have an opinion?
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