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Just For Fun, let's find the "Average" CCer

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Replies to: Just For Fun, let's find the "Average" CCer

  • leejwwcleejwwc Registered User Posts: 895 Member
    GPA unweighted: 4.0
    GPA weighted: 5.2593
    Rank: 3/435
    SAT I: 1440 (750 M, 690 V)
    ACT: N/A
    SAT II: 800 Math IIC, 770 Writing, 750 Chemistry
    Rank 1( bad) - 10 (good) of
    ECs: 8
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 9
    Work and/or Volunteering: 6

    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: FL
    If applicable:
    Top colleges you applied to, especially Ivies: Duke, Brown, Vanderbilt, University of Miami (Honors), University of Florida (Honors), Tulane (Honors), MIT, University of Miami 7 Year Medical Program
    Colleges you recieved admission too: Duke (attending), Brown, Vanderbilt, UM Honors, UF Honors, Tulane (Honors)
  • johnleemkjohnleemk Registered User Posts: 715 Member
    GPA unweighted: No idea - I guess around 3.5 or thereabouts
    SAT (subscores if you have them): (haven't yet taken)
    ACT: (ditto)
    SATIIs (list which subjects): (ditto)
    Rank 1( bad) - 10 (good) of
    ECs: 7
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10 (my HS doesn't give you any choices when it comes to courses)
    Work and/or Volunteering: 0 (unless you count writing articles for a non-profit organisation seeking to produce a free encyclopedia, in which case, 6)

    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: Malaysia
    If applicable:
    Top colleges you applied to, especially Ivies:
    Colleges you recieved admission too:
  • aussiek517aussiek517 Registered User Posts: 325 Member
    GPA unweighted: 3.813
    SAT: 740 Verbal, 710 Math, 1450
    ACT: 34 composite, 34 English, 31 Math, 35 Reading, 34 Science
    SATIIs: 800 Writing, 760 Math 1C, 700 German w/Listening (blah, I still tested out of 202)
    Rank: 13/480

    Rank 1( bad) - 10 (good) of
    ECs: 9
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10
    Work and/or Volunteering: 3

    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: IN

    If applicable:
    Top colleges you applied to, especially Ivies: Yale, Brown, Dartmouth, Wellesley
    Colleges you recieved admission too: Indiana University-Bloomington, Miami University (full ride), Wellesley
  • ampersandampersand Registered User Posts: 588 Member
    GPA unweighted: 3.9
    SAT: 2280 (800cr/680m/800w)
    ACT: didn't take
    SATIIs: 800 Lit, 770 USH

    Rank 1( bad) - 10 (good) of
    ECs: 5
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10
    Work and/or Volunteering: 2

    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: TX
    If applicable:
    Top colleges you WILL APPLY TO, especially Ivies: Columbia, NYU, Wesleyan, Tufts, Boston U, Brandeis, McGill
  • Katie07Katie07 Registered User Posts: 124 Junior Member
    I've got to stop reading this stuff...
  • ChrisCuberChrisCuber Registered User Posts: 380 Member
    GPA unweighted: 4.0
    SAT (subscores if you have them): 730V 800M
    ACT: (ditto) 33 (34Eng 35Math 33Read 31Sci)
    SATIIs (list which subjects): MIIC-800 Writing-740 (720 at time of apps) Physics-670 Chem-650 (taken w/out any studying)
    Rank 1( bad) - 10 (good) of
    ECs: 7
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10
    Work and/or Volunteering: 3

    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: OH
    If applicable:
    Top colleges you applied to, especially Ivies: UMich, Case, HY, ND, Dartmouth
    Colleges you recieved admission too: all but HY
  • greygoogreygoo Registered User Posts: 294 Junior Member
    GPA unweighted: 4.0
    SAT: 740 math, 740 verbal, 800 writing (probably retaking in oct.)
    ACT: 35 comp. 36 english, 35 science and reading, 34 math
    SATIIs: 800s on world history, physics and math iic
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10/10


    Private/Public school: Public
    State or country: usa
  • kates1422kates1422 Registered User Posts: 194 Junior Member
    Okay, right away I'll have to argue about the quality of MIT's programs and the veracity of leaving them off of this list...

    as for humanties, I believe that the MIT linguistics and philosophy program is better than any Ivy's, and what about Sloan School of Management? <- an undergrad business program second only to Wharton. And economics? yes, I believe the economics program is *fairly* decent. And the world-renowned Media Lab. I really hate seeing these "tech" schools cast off of lists because people won't do the research to find what they're all about.

    That and you are effectively only counting humanities focused students as average CC-ers because many science/engineering students will have applied to MIT, Caltech, etc along with some Ivies.

    You're really better off not including the number of schools applied to in this discussion. It would be more accurate to post an average "percentage of schools accepted to out of how many applied to" instead of just saying "Ivy" which is NOT the academic standard in the world. There are plenty of CC members from England, say, who want Cambridge or Oxford - assuredly "Ivy"-level or better. Actually, I would say that anyone who got accepted to Olin would be on top of any list given the ~2-3% admit rate.
  • LoJTLoJT Registered User Posts: 195 Junior Member
    American-Born Chinese

    SAT I: 740m / 670v / 590w
    SAT II's:
    Math2c 800
    Physics 710
  • Katie07Katie07 Registered User Posts: 124 Junior Member
    I don't mean to be rude, but can we please stick to the subject, and use the formula? : }
  • ceruleanneceruleanne Registered User Posts: 264 Junior Member
    I'm definently average on this board anyway.
    GPA : 3.7ish
    SAT didn't use it. In your face SAT!
    ACT: 27
    SATIIs I forget..
    Rank 1: school does not rank
    ECs: track, nothing important, newspaper at college.
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): in HS, I graduated with 5 Aps and the rest of my classes were honors with a few random academics. In college, I have a 3.4 gpa with Bs in my non-major classes and As in my major classes.
    Private/Public school: HS was public and well known
    State or country: PA, USA
    If applicable:

    Colleges you recieved admission too: I'm currently attending Kenyon with scholarship. I've applied to NYU for transfer however. Admissions decision still pending.
  • drummerdude_07drummerdude_07 Registered User Posts: 1,345 Senior Member
    Thanks Katie. I didnt mean to be controversial, but I wanted somehow to gauge the quality of schools that CCers are accepted to w/o having to say only USNews top 10 or something. I know it's not perfect, nothing is, but arguing about quality schools is not the point here.
  • cool2barscool2bars Registered User Posts: 503 Member
    GPA unweighted: 4.0
    SAT: 730CR 710M 660W
    ACT: didn't take
    SATIIs (list which subjects): didn't take yet
    ECs: 7.5
    Course load (relative to offerings of your HS): 10
    Work and/or Volunteering: 6

    Private/Public school: Private
    State or country: NJ
  • drummerdude_07drummerdude_07 Registered User Posts: 1,345 Senior Member
    OK I have to leave now but I will try to do some more averaging before tomorrow. Thanks everyone for posting!
  • greygoogreygoo Registered User Posts: 294 Junior Member
    i decided to do some averageing just for fun. in the future, it would be nice if those who do averaging could write the number in the sample to make it easier for future averagers :)

    SAT: 1444.444 (19)
    math sub: 738.2353 (18)
    verbal sub: 721.7647 (18)

    ACT: 31.222 (9)
    GPA uw: 3.8187 (23)

    this is current for all posts up to this one.
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