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Chance me please?

stresslifestresslife Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited January 2012 in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Hey guys, I'm so completely unaware of my chances, and any input would help!
Hispanic heritage
GPA weighted (by school): 3.81
GPA weighted (by UC/CSU system): 3.02
SAT: 2040
Reading: 640 Math: 780 Writing: 620
EC's (Even though they matter so little here): Lots of community service, clubs, asb president, etc.
3 years of Student Government.
All classes (except StudGov and PE) were Honors, AP, or IB.
AP/IB classes:
AP/IB US History (Junior/Senior)
IB English (Junior/Senior)
AP/IB Calculus AB (Senior)
IB Art (Senior)
That's 6 IB/AP classes total. Like I said, the rest were honors.
Despite extremely low GPA, no D's or F's.

Major: Communications.

Thank you everyone! I know that was a lot to go through, just wanted to be detailed.
Rough percentage and maybe some sources/qualifications would also stop this ulcer I'm having. Thanks!
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Replies to: Chance me please?

  • OsakaDadOsakaDad Registered User Posts: 1,200 Senior Member
    Here is the link for the 2011 Student profile: Prospective Students - Admissions - Cal Poly


    For you here is your competition:

    Liberal Arts:

    Applied: 6,938; Selected: 2,052; Enrolled: 595; GPA: 3.79; ACT: 26; SAT1: 1189

    Your SAT's are fine -- good job.
    GPA is an issue. There is a big disparity between your school GPA and your CSU GPA. However, I am sure that you are aware of that. I can't guess at what percentage chance you have. However, I would NOT rule you out completely. The school is looking for diversity and it is a technical school. They may appreciate a 780 Math score in a liberal arts major. I'd say you still have a chance especially if your grades progressively got better over time. Best of luck!!
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