Hi you guys, I am in big big big big big shock right now (Ive taken at least 5 advil in the past 2 hours)
I worked SO hard in high school and I had big goals for my future, but I have been rejected by so many places and I do not know what I did.
Here are my stats from another page:
SAT I (breakdown): 2280
ACT:34/36 and 11 essay
SAT II: Lit (720), US History (750)
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.7
UC GPA: 4.25
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 9%
AP (place score in parenthesis): US History: (5), Ap Bio: (4)
[ *] IB (place score in parenthesis): NA
[ *] Senior Year Course Load: AP Calc AB, AP Gov/AP Micro, English 12, AP Chem, AP Stats, AP Human Geo/ International Relations and Chemistry Honors
[ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Only school awards, like student of the month, top english student, etc.
[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Music( 4 years), Piano (6 years), Dance( 9 years), Language Tutor ( I am fluent in 3 languages)
[ *] Job/Work Experience:NA
[ *] Volunteer/Community service: 300+ hours at my church
[ *] Personal Statement: Wrote about my culture and wrote about volunteer work in Palestine, Ukraine and Mexico (I have proof in case someone is suspicious)
[ *] Applied for Financial Aid?: nope
[ *] Intended Major: Business Administration
[ *] State (if domestic applicant): CA
[ *] Country (if international applicant):
[ *] School Type: Public
[ *] Ethnicity: Ukrainian
[ *] Gender: Female
[ *] Income Bracket:
[ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): My essays were very personal and I made them unique.
[ *] Strengths: My ACT and SAT improved a lot between the first and second time I took them (2000-2280)
[ *] Weaknesses: Once my senior year grades come, there will be a downward trend because I missed a lot of school due to medical reasons.
I still maintained a 4.2W
Today I have been rejected from Purdue, UCSB and wait listed in UCD
Accepted into Sac State and UCR
Can someone give me some suggestions on what to do. I have a few colleges left to hear from, but I am beyond upset. Can you look through my stats and tell me if there is something that could have made me get turned down. I honestly worked day and night, I didn't have a social life or have much fun, since I wanted to have a good future, but now my goals really have been shattered..
What should I do? Where should I go? Can someone please help me?