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Boston University Sargent College

ForTheWin445ForTheWin445 187 replies82 threads Junior Member
edited February 2010 in Boston University
interested in Physical Therapy or athletic training. Boston University Sargent College seems like a good fit for me, but am i on track?

GPA- UW- 3.5
School doesn't weight, but self estimated to be around a 3.8
4 AP classes
1 Honors Classes
2 classes at local community college
Have not taken SATs yet ( am signed up for the one in may) and can retake in fall if i don't do well.
Taking the ACTS soon too

Extra Curricular

currently over 100 hours community service ( will be more by time i apply)
3 years tennis- 2 years varsity- next year captain
Honor society ( next year president)
Possibly school president next year or senior class president
Leadership class
summer job
Very involved in church
did an exchange program in france

Am i on track for Sargent college at BU? any advice on anything that i need to do to help get accepted. I am working a lot harder this semester and currently have a 4.0 GPA :) What else will help me get accepted?

Also can any students give me opinions about the school? What you like or Don't like about it?

edited February 2010
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  • ForTheWin445ForTheWin445 187 replies82 threads Junior Member
    anyone please?
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  • AliAngelAliAngel 720 replies16 threads Member
    you sound well in line for sargent. if you wanted to improve your chances (which i don't think you really need to), you could look to get involved in some clinical extracurriculars, since sargent is the college of health and rehabilitation sciences. i started in nutritional sciences and switched to human physiology and absolutely loved my experience at sargent. i didn't like that most of my classes were through cas, but loved the ones i had through sargent. you get very individualized attention and will really bond with your classmates, especially those in your major. make sure your recs are great and get your essays proofread by a couple of different people. if you have any other questions on sargent, or if you change to premed, pm me and i'd be happy to answer any questions you have. i do have busy blocks, so it may take me a couple weeks to answer depending on when u pm me in the semester.
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  • ForTheWin445ForTheWin445 187 replies82 threads Junior Member
    Bump? Anyone else please? I will chance back as soon as i can
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  • garygl2garygl2 124 replies10 threads Junior Member
    I would say you're definitely a solid applicant; don't worry. The only thing is your ECs are a little scattered and unfocused. If you want, I would recommend doing what the poster above me said. :) Good luck, and don't worry!

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  • BUBaileyBUBailey 645 replies6 threads Member
    not very good at chance-ing people, but I've heard nothing but great things about sargent. the community is way more tight-knit than cas, so if you're looking to do pre-med, I'd definitely recommend it. my friends who are in the school are all super close to their classmates and the faculty. good luck!
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