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Chances of getting into William and Mary

EKGCCO19EKGCCO19 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
Hello, I am a high-school junior at a high ranking Catholic school in Montgomery County Maryland. William and Mary is my dream school and I just wanted to see what my chances are and what I can do to improve my chances!

Freshmen Yr. Schedule/Grades
Honors Algebra 1-C
Honors Biology-B
Freshmen Pe-A
Honors Spanish 1-A
Honors Religion-A
Intro to Theatre-A
Honors Amer. Lit Comp.-A
Honors US Gvt-A

Sophomore Yr.
Honors Spanish 2-B
Honors Religion-A
Chemistry-A
Advanced Acting-A
Honors Lit 2-A
Geometry-C
AP US history-B (4 on exam)

Junior Yr. (not yet completed)
IB Theatre-A
Algebra 2-A
AP Lit-A
IB Religion-B
AP European History-A
AP Environmental B
Honors Spanish 3-B

Possible Senior Yr.
IB Theatre
Honors Precalc
AP Comparative GVT
AP Lit 2
AP Psychology
Honors Spanish 4
Religion

As you can see my grades aren't terrific (3.7) but I have taken the hardest possible classes every year. For my senior year also I know W&M likes to see physics so would not taking that affect my chances of getting in?

Extracurricular Activities:
3 years of Student Government
NHS Tutor
2 time winner of grade Leadership Award
XBSS Leader (leadership achievement at my school)
Retreat Leaders (leadership)
Freshmen and JV football
Rugby
Theatre Club (involved in 5 performances)
Student Ambassador
Film Club

Replies to: Chances of getting into William and Mary

  • betweenthetreesbetweenthetrees Registered User Posts: 217 Junior Member
    edited January 2014
    It'll be tough since you're OOS and from my understanding, the William & Mary Promise is engineered to not only save Virginians money, but increase enrollment of VA students. However, I'm sure W&M Admissions will be able to provide a better understanding of the promise. While your grades aren't phenomenal, they aren't bad, and you're involved in EC's and you have leadership so those will certainly help out a lot! Just try your best. Work hard on your essays (they're very important), do the supplement essay and have fun with it! Finally, if you can, I recommend interviewing at The College because the interview is really a ton of fun and it is used in the admissions process.

    Best of luck and the Tribe Family would love to have you!
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