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Where do you think I would get accepted?

azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
edited March 2011 in College Admissions
I currently am a high school junior and I was wondering if I had the chance of getting into Vanderbilt University.
Here are my stats:

ACT: 30 (however, I do plan on taking it again)
SAT: --
SAT II: --

Class Rank: 11/597
4.0 GPA

I am currently in the IB Program and I take the most difficult classes that are offered at my school.
Classes: IB English HL 1, IB Biology HL 1, IB Chemistry HL 1, IB Physics HL 1, Theory of Knowledge, Honors Spanish 4, IB Mathematics SL, and IB Psychology SL (the maximum number of classes allowed in my school is 8)

Extracurriculars/volunteering (currently):

Varsity Debate - won numerous trophies
Politics Club
Spanish Honor Society
Spanish Club
Math Club - attended some math competitions as well
Personal Tutor (currently tutor one student but I used to tutor 2)
Volunteer at 2 Hospitals

EC's (past years)
Robotics (there were some issues that the team leader faced)
Swim Team
Numerous volunteer places

That is just the main things that I have done. However, I do not include the maximum hours for each.
Post edited by azn135 on

Replies to: Where do you think I would get accepted?

  • theleakerstheleakers Registered User Posts: 1,190 Senior Member
    you will be accepted to most if all of the schools you are going to apply, congratulations ...
  • azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    bump! can anyone else chance me?
  • paperbackheadpaperbackhead Registered User Posts: 218 Junior Member
    You'll probably get into several of the top 30 colleges/universities, provided that you write well and have good recs.
  • azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    I'm thinking of asking for recs from my IB chemistry teacher as well as my IB English teacher. I assume that they will be fantastic. As for my writing, I believe I can write well enough to be accepted if I put enough effort.
  • azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    Bump! Chance me
  • RedSevenRedSeven Registered User Posts: 1,665 Senior Member
    If your essays and recommendations are strong and if you stress your meaningful accomplishments in your ECs well, you'll be in for plenty of acceptances at the top universities. When you write about your ECs, pick one or two to really emphasize - the list is for your resume, not your essays.

    Overall, you're in an excellent position. Good luck with the IB (surviving that junior year can be rough...) and with admissions :)
  • azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    Thank you!
  • glidoglido Registered User Posts: 5,962 Senior Member
    You are a very strong student. You will get into many wondeful schools. Vandy is not automatic for anyone, though.
  • azn135azn135 Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    I know that. Thanks
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