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What Schools Should I Apply to?

EmpatheticApathyEmpatheticApathy Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I am currently a Junior at the International School of Beijing
I repeated my junior year to be given the chance to participate in the IB Diploma program.
My Gpa from my old school (9-11)- 2.7
My Gpa from ISB (11-12) - 3.3
Sat- 1650 combined
Very large number of EC's including Forensics, Varsity Sports, Theater, Charity Groups, Film groups, MUN, and many more.
I know 4 languages (English, Spanish, French, Chinese)
Lived in Argentina, the U.S, and China
Possibly two very good reccs from very respected prof and counselors.
I plan on going to a small LAC, but can't seem to find one that would accept a candidate like me. Any help?
Thanks in advance!
Post edited by EmpatheticApathy on

Replies to: What Schools Should I Apply to?

  • lynxinsiderlynxinsider Registered User Posts: 1,279 Senior Member
    Are you a citizen of the US?
    If not, what is your TOEFL score?
    What can you afford?
  • HaystackHaystack Registered User Posts: 1,576 Senior Member
    I can think of quite a few LAC's in my state that you quite possibly could get into. You need to look outside of the top 100 US News ratings.
  • sadillysadilly Registered User Posts: 930 Member
    Agree with Haystack. And if money isn't an issue, there are plenty of places that will take you. Here's a list that has lower SAT scores but graduation rates over 40%. Don't know about gpas.

    Flagler College
    Bethany College
    Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
    Briar Cliff University
    Buena Vista University
    California Maritime Academy
    Catawba College
    Cazenovia College
    Coker College
    Millikin University
    Culver-Stockton College
    Davis & Elkins College
    Franklin College
    Saint Josephs College
    Elmhurst College
    Fisk University
    Saint Mary's College
    Florida Southern College
    Central College
    Hannibal-Lagrange College
    Wartburg College
    Hartwick College
    Maine Maritime Academy
    High Point University
    Huntington University
    Judson University
    Keene State College
    Lasell College
    Lyon College
    Doane College
    Manchester College
    Massachusetts Maritime Academy
    Mercyhurst College
    Hastings College
    Midland Lutheran College
    Saint Anselm College
    Monmouth College
    Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
    Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College
    Hiram College
    Roger Williams University
    University of Mount Union
    Linfield College
    Shorter University
    Stevenson University
    SUNY at Fredonia
    SUNY College at Oneonta
    Lycoming College
    Toccoa Falls College
    Valley Forge Christian College
    Westminster College
    Bridgewater College
    Randolph-Macon College
    Roanoke College
    West Virginia Wesleyan College
    Sweet Briar College
    Westminster College
    Ripon College
    Wisconsin Lutheran College
    York College Pennsylvania
  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Registered User Posts: 82,597 Senior Member
    Are you going to test again? Your SAT is going to hurt you at many schools.

    What is your SAT breakdown?

    What is your Toefl score?

    How much will your parents spend each year? If they won't pay full freight at a private ($60k per year), then your choices will really narrow.

    What is your intended major?
  • Ceilidh8Ceilidh8 Registered User Posts: 168 Junior Member
    What type of climate? Any ideas on the kind of student body?

    Poster above listed Flagler & I agree. I'm a current student & they're VERY receptive to internationals.
  • fendergirlfendergirl Registered User Posts: 4,694 Senior Member
    I was going to state Flagler or York. Both are "inexpensive" as far as private colleges are concerned and are very receptive to international students. We had quite a few at York.
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