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Is my college list alright?
I just finished my junior year of HS and have been working on a college list for some time. I would really appreciate some second opinions.
SAT: math: 800 / english/reading: 730 -- composite 1530 [essay 6/2/6]
ACT: english: 36 / reading: 36 / math: 33 / science: 30 -- composite 34 [essay 8]
*I plan on taking 3 SAT subject tests (Math II, Physics, Literature)
I don't know what my weighted GPA is yet, my school doesn't compute it until the end of junior year, but I have a 4.0 unweighted, and have taken 4 APs (physics, language and composition, US history (challenged), and world history), 3 honors (math classes), and 1 dual enrollment (American military history through Niagara University).
I live in NY so I've taken many Regents exams, and scored high enough on all of them to receive an advanced Regents diploma when I graduate.
I'm a founding member of my schools Girl Up! club (UN affiliate) and an officer (treasurer). I joined student council last year, and will be senior class treasurer next year (elections were in march). Additionally, I was a student coach for my schools Unified basketball team, which is a team where special education students and general education students play together, and last summer I worked with special needs campers at my summer camp - doing some tutoring in Hebrew (it was a Jewish summer camp) and helping choreograph and teach dances for the joint special needs campers and general campers play.
I have a varsity letter in ice hockey (2 years, and probably next year too - I skipped this year bc I tore my ACL)
I got the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Award, which waves my application fee to RIT and offers a $7,000 a year scholarship [$28,000 total] if I go [not really that prestigious though, a few other people at my HS also got it, it's the kind of award they send to HS and the faculty selects who they see fit, though the winners do have to be approved by RIT].
I take Project Lead the Way Engineering courses, and have scored only 8s and 9s (9 point bell curve, 8-9 is an A) on the exams made by RIT professors to qualify HS students to purchase college credit. [note: I didn't actually buy the college credit, but I plan on listing this as an achievement].
I'm thinking about:
University of Michigan
University at Buffalo
I know some of those are total reaches, but is this list ok? And does anyone have any other suggestions?
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