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Daughter's chances?

PizzagirlPizzagirl Registered User Posts: 40,488 Senior Member
edited January 2010 in Colorado College
My daughter, a jr, is very excited about her upcoming visit to CC and if all goes well, she may go early decision. She's asking me to have you chance her, so please indulge us!

White, suburban Chicago, competitive public hs, FA not issue
GPA 3.65 UW, 4.19 W, top 10%, most competitive curriculum
3 AP's junior year, 4 AP's senior year
ACT 31 - will take it one more time
EC's: Varsity tennis, math team, significant volunteering / self-created internships at local hospital and at institution in city, part-time job, language tutor, involved in local community organization, opinion piece published in Chgo Tribune, outdoors biking / backpacking through upper midwest and Canada
Interested in chemistry / sciences / math. Really loves the block plan.

Is she in the ballpark? Is CC too reachy for her? Thanks to all!
Post edited by Pizzagirl on

Replies to: Daughter's chances?

  • sunmachinesunmachine Registered User Posts: 824 Member
    Not a reach at all. Based on the stats posted by this year's ED and EA acceptances, I'd say her chances are very good indeed.

    With CC, though, I think it's really important to apply ED or EA - RD admissions rates usually are much lower!
  • 07DAD07DAD Registered User Posts: 5,169 Senior Member
    Pizzagirl--here are the self-reported stats of the EA and ED Colorado College students admitted for 2010


    SAT (M + R)
    1320, 1360, 1410, 1410

    2060, 2100, 2100, 2110, 2150, 2150, 2300, 2320

    GPA (UW or not mentioned as weighted or unweighted)
    3.3, 3.46, 3.5, 3.5, 3.55, 3.7, 3.7, 3.9, 3.96, 4.0,4.0

    GPA (Weighted)
    3.71, 4.01, 4.1, 4.1, 4.5

    Your D =
    GPA 3.65 UW, 4.19 W, top 10%, most competitive curriculum

    ACT 31 - will take it one more time

    looks like Pizzadaughter is very much in line with those ACTUALLY accepted for 2010!
  • CanadianmomCanadianmom Registered User Posts: 187 Junior Member
    Also, her science/math orientation will be appreciated. And she is demonstrably a self-starter, which is great.
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