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DO I have a chance of getting into Bryn Mawr or any of the 7 sisters?

Bluechic92Bluechic92 Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
edited June 2009 in Bryn Mawr College
I am a junior in a very competitive high school!!

Gpa: 3.556
CR: 560
Math: 650
Writing: 660

I took my ACT but i havent gotten results yet but when i took practice tests I got a 24 on my first one and a 28 on the second one

I took Honors class throught high school except a few cuz of scheduling problems
Ap chem, Ap stat, AP calc ab, Ap Physics r the Aps im taking

I volunteer 4 hours a week
I tutor 1 hour a week on school days
and im not sure how mch over summer break

I got into French Honor Society
I partiticpated in American Chemical Society competition at Princeton University and my group and I recieved 2nd place!

I want to major in chemistry yet I still want to go to Bryn Mawr!
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Replies to: DO I have a chance of getting into Bryn Mawr or any of the 7 sisters?

  • b@r!um[email protected]!um Registered User Posts: 10,310 Senior Member
    Your GPA is low for Bryn Mawr and your test scores so far don't make up for that. You might have some convincing to do that you can handle the rigor of a Bryn Mawr education and that you would contribute to the campus environment inside or outside of the classroom.

    That being said, Bryn Mawr seems to be very interested in prospective science majors and that could work in your favor. If your transcript and test scores support that strategy, your application could highlight a passion for sciences over and over and over again. The most important aspect of your application besides your transcript are your letters of recommendation. Since you don't seem to be much of a leader outside of the classroom, make sure your letters testify to how much of an asset you are inside.

    You might also take advantage of the new test-flexible admission policy. For example, you can completely replace SAT and ACT scores with SAT II or AP scores. You would need one non-science SAT II (French? history?) and then you can submit two math and science SAT II or AP scores. I am suggesting that because math and sciences seem to be your strong areas. More infos here: Bryn Mawr adopts new testing policy promoting greater flexibility and emphasis on subject mastery | Bryn Mawr Now
  • Bluechic92Bluechic92 Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    THank you soo much! you have given me alot of insight about this college. I really want to get in and I am willing to try very hard for it... but otherwise i guess its not the end of life.. .

    Yea science and math are my stronger Areas and I really like the Flexible test Policy idea they have, but the problem is I o nly have October left for tests and Idk if i want to retake SAt/ACT or take two new subject tests
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