Ok... now that everything is in, the nerves are catching up to me...
My GPA is terrible, 2.5.
There are factors that played into that, but nothing I feel comfortable going into.
I'm an African-American female and I have lived in the US for 13 years (originally from East Africa). I live in Minnesota.
I got a 2030 my first time on the SAT,
a 2100 my second time
28 on the ACT, thinking about retaking ...
Pretty confident in English Teacher and GC recs, math not so sure
Active in theater,
did band for 9th grade
writer of an annual cultural show at my school from 9-11 grade
organizing and producing the show this year
participated in organizing a social activism event in the summer
will participate again this year
volunteered at a nursing home for about 7 months
Peer tutor 11-12 grade
have been working 15-30 hours per week at Target for 2 years now (since turning 16)
National Merit Commended Student
National Achievement Semi-finalist
So... what are my chances at CAS as an IR major?
Also, if I dont get into CAS but get int CGS, would I be better off going to UMASS Boston? (... assuming I get into CGS)