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What are some realistic colleges for me?

SpencerxxSpencerxx Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
edited August 2013 in College Search & Selection
Hi! I'm looking to go to a top university in the United States, but I'm not sure what would be most realistic.

- I am from a small public school on Long Island
Grades-
Unweighted GPA- not sure of my GPA yet, but i have around a 94 unweighted average.
Weighted- I expect it to be around 97-98

AP Bio-5
AP Language and Comp- 4
AP European History- 3
AP American History- 4

Senior year classes-
AP Gov
AP Literature
AP Physics B
AP Stats

*I think my school offers around 12 AP classes and I will have taken 8 by the time i graduate
*I have also taken multiple honors and Pre-AP classes

SAT- 1st time (2000 total)
Math- 660
Reading- 670
Writing- 670

I know these are low but I am taking them again, and in the practice tests I have taken I have increased my reading score to a 740

ACT- 1st time
Composite- 32
Math- 27
Reading- 35
Science- 35
Combined English/ Writing- 29
**I went into this ACT without any prep, and I will be taking it again after I study

EC's

Sports-
Varsity Girl's Golf- 3 years
-Captain of Golf Team- 1 year
-All-County Golf- 1 year
Varsity Track and Field- 2 years
JV Field Hockey- 1 years
-All-County 1 year
Varsity Field Hockey- 2 years
Sailing outside of school for many years

Music-
Tri-M Music Honor Society- 3 years
SCMEA (All County Chorus)- 1 year
Participated in NYSSMA for 2 years for voice
-27 out of 28 and 98 out of 100
Participated in High School Productions- 4 years
I've also played guitar and sang outside of school and have performed in many different venues

Clubs/Organizations-
Habitat for Humanity
Interact Club
Jazz Choir
Student Government (President)
Prom Committee
Inducted into the Honor Society

Leadership/volunteering/other-
*I've been President of my graduating class for 2 years, going on 3
I was in the pioneering class of a leadership class called Ilead, and have been in it for 3 years
Collected supplies and clothing for children in Kenya
Put together and ran a Craft Fair for a local charity
Chosen to attend RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)
Chosen to attend multiple leadership conferences such as Habitat for Humanity Conference and others
Volunteered at a charity Haunted House at my high school, 3 years
*Helped organize and run the Haunted House- 1 year
Volunteered to clean and landscape for a Head Injury center
Volunteered with the Mercy Haven center
Volunteered to help teach mentally disabled children to sail
Started a freshman orientation program at my school

Letter of recommendations- I expect them to be very good, one is from the assistant superintendent and former principal

Essays- I have started to write my essays and I expect them to be very good

*I also had 2 part time jobs throughout High School

**I have recieved the Chemistry Award, Chorus Award, and Art Award multiple times

*****IMPORTANT- I dont know how much this will influence anything, but I own my own successful store and business
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