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CHANCE ME- BC nursing

hhgdtssryyhhgdtssryy 0 replies2 threads New Member
gender: male
ethnicity: Latino (brazilian)
GPA- unweighted 3.79 --- weighted 3.96(on my schools system)
SAT- 1220
ACT- just took it hopefully I do better than SAT
in state

Classes:
all honors and AP all four years mostly A's and a few B+
doubled up in math sophomore year
Junior year - AP BIO+ AP Lang as well as Anatomy Honors
Senior Year- AP Psych, AP Spanish, AP Lit

EC;
danced since I was 3- competitively since 3rd grade--- also part of the intern program
volunteer at local hospital
NHS
Global Citizenship Program
Spanish Exchange Program
leadership in serveral clubs
worked at the YMCA summer camp this past summer as well as a babysitter at a country club

Awards
won the yearly scholarship award in my dance studio for dedication and leadership
seal of Biliteracy in spanish
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  • anastasiabhanastasiabh 10 replies0 threads New Member
    I definitely think that the volunteering at your hospital will help a lot with admissions. Your stats are pretty good lol, mine are pretty much the same. I heard somewhere that apparently BC doesn't look so much at gpa because there are so many different systems in different schools but don't trust me on that. I'm visiting this weekend tho so I'll probably ask. Are u applying ED or RD?
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  • bluebayoubluebayou 27434 replies189 threads Senior Member
    ^^BC definitely looks at GPA in the context of the HS, i.e., class rank, or Class Profile. Top decile helps, as does being a URM. (Being a guy might even be a small plus for the Ed & Nursing schools, but that is just pure speculation on my part.)

    That being said, the schools of Nursing & Education also require appropriate EC's.....

    Good luck to you both.

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  • mark89uncmark89unc 44 replies1 threads Junior Member
    You better raise that SAT. I think that is a big negative. Look at average scores for the school. 1220 doesn’t cut it. My daughter is nursing soph. She and her colleagues had ACT’s in 30’s. FYI..

    Being a male is a positive. 3 or 4 guys in a class of about 105. FYI.

    GOOD LUCK.
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  • LAXgirl01LAXgirl01 3 replies0 threads New Member
    Chance me for nursing at BC please?
    33 ACT / 4.5 weighted / ranked top 2%
    AP Scholar with honor. Lots of science classes including AP Bio and AP Chem.
    Lots of leadership. CNA.
    Great common app essay. Don't know about recs but assume good. Public high school in MA. Father is a BC grad.
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  • privatebankerprivatebanker 6435 replies128 threads Senior Member
    You are a competitive applicant. Only 100 spots so the competition is strong but I really like your profile and legacy preference won’t hurt. I would use an Ed round to help if you can.
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  • mark89uncmark89unc 44 replies1 threads Junior Member
    Over 80% of BC admissions are in top 10% of graduating class. Aver ACT is 32-33. You definitely need to raise your scores.

    My d is a soph. also, Nursing very competitive, even for men. BC will be a reach for you unless you get the test score UP.
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