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Chances at BU?

shortnblonde236shortnblonde236 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited February 2009 in Boston University
GPA: 3.91W- not sure what my UW is
SAT: 580 Reading 570 Math 580 Writing- low, I know.. I really don't test well
SATII: 550 Math II 570 Literature- again, see above
Top 25% of class
Ethnicity: Caucasion
Location: Pennsylvania
Intended Major: International Relations

President- Model UN
President- Mock Trial
German Club
National Honors Society
German National Honors Society
Community Service Club
Asian Club

I've taken a class at a local college (West Chester University) through dual enrollment
Taking: AP Stats, AP Lit, AP Government
Took AP German 5 and AP US History last year

Had some bad grades sophomore and junior year because I suffer from a chronic illness (RSD)
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Replies to: Chances at BU?

  • chris2k5chris2k5 Registered User Posts: 896 Member
    I say you have a very high chance. Your SAT's are in BU's middle 50% I think. GPA looks fine. (I think your UW GPA will come out to be like 3.5-3.6)

    Good EC's too. NHS and German HS helps. And good leadership for being president.
  • AliAngelAliAngel Registered User Posts: 736 Member
    try taking the act and see how you fare, because everything else looks good except your sat scores. make sure you also have a good essay and good recs to try to overcome the set-back of those scores.
  • StrawdogStrawdog Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    you're probably not gonna get in cause you're a tard and joined the asian club and you're WHITE
  • chris2k5chris2k5 Registered User Posts: 896 Member
    ^ Lol I just noticed that. ZERO chance of getting in NOW.

    Just kidding. I think you still have a good chance. Some people join the French or Spanish club and they aren't French nor Spanish. So what if she wants to learn more about the Asian culture.
  • jrich92jrich92 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    will i get into boston u with a 3.6 gpa
    sats
    570 critical reading
    600 writing
    530 math
    i have a lot of activites.
  • chris2k5chris2k5 Registered User Posts: 896 Member
    ^ What happened to your math score? Lol...You have a good chance.
  • AliAngelAliAngel Registered User Posts: 736 Member
    impossible to say with such little info, but with what youve provided, id say no, you wouldn't get in, bcuz your sat's are extremely low. try taking the act's and listing other aspects about what was included in your application to get a more accurate response
  • doonvarndoonvarn Registered User Posts: 119 Junior Member
    I am worried about getting in. My SATs are good but I slacked in my first two years of high school so my cumulative G PA is only 86. But I took Latin Honors, Chemistry honors, Algebra honors in grades 9-11, this year I am in AP physics AP literature and AP Euro history.

    SATS: CR-800, W-670, M640
    Editor in chief newspaper
    Editor Literary journal
    classics club 9-11
    Summer internship at museum
    Community service tutoring in grades 9-12
    counselor said I had top drawer recommendations
    Caucasian
    first generation college
    Dual citizenship

    How much do you think the GPA will drag me down? Thanks for any input
  • AliAngelAliAngel Registered User Posts: 736 Member
    talk about your course load in your supplement and i guess try to explain your gpa. its not like its terrible, its ~3.3 on the 4.0 scale. you also have like 3 more marking periods to improve it before you apply so do that as well. everyone applying to BU with iffy grades or scores, just play up your good points and whatever happen, happens.
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