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Chance Me????

fred2580fred2580 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited August 2011 in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Thank you so much! :) I'm planning on applying Early Decision for Architectural Engineering. What do you guys think?

GPA: uw 3.73, weighted 3.91
SAT I: 1250 (Math and Reading) Retaking this year
ACT: 26 Retaking this year
SAT IIs: Math II - 740

Calc AB - Taking this year
Gov - Taking this year

Molec Genetics/Microbio
Alg II/Trig

Boy Scouts of America Member (5 yrs)
Eagle Scout w/ 3 palms
Church youth group (3 yrs)
3 church mission trips

Volunteered for:
Feed the Children
SCV Heritage Haunt
SCV Winter Shelter
Union Rescue Mission

Spanish Honor Society
National Honor Society
California Scholarship Foundation

Won 3rd place at BIASC architecture design contest among 6 other schools.

Summer before Senior year: volunteered with youth group and amor ministries and built one fruit stand and one house in globe, arizona
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Replies to: Chance Me????

  • j0npaej0npae Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    ED definitely increases your chances of getting into the school. The Cal Poly application doesn't emphasize on volunteer work or achievements. It's primarily grades. I would say you have a decent chance of getting into the school. This year's incoming freshmen average GPA was 3.93 (not sure if it was unweighted). Also, SAT II is not needed for a CSU. Other than that, do well on your AP classes and good luck.

    As for me, I had a 3.9x unweighted GPA and 4.2 weighted GPA with a really bad ACT and SAT I score. I didn't take any honors during my high school career except 3 AP classes (one in junior year and two in senior year). Surprisingly, I got into Cal Poly through ED.
  • LisaVargas1LisaVargas1 Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    j0npae: What was your major. I am in a similar situation as you and will be applying ED to Cal Poly in about a month. I have a 4.0 GPA unweighted and a 4.17 weighted GPA. My SAT and ACT scores are ok, but not great. I am retaking them, but am just not a good test taker. I intend to apply for Biology. Thanks in advance.
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